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Principal Engineer (R&D)

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Paragon Europe is seeking to recruit a Principal Engineer for one of our clients within the Healthcare industry. 

The job holder will be required to :

With minimal guidance, the principal engineer schedules and leads a team through the planning and execution of a project. This includes constructing detailed, accurate project schedules, interfacing with development groups and technical support groups.

The Principal R&D Engineer devises new approaches to complex problems through adaptations and modifications of standard technical principles.

The Principal R&D Engineer is able to prioritize multiple tasks.

The Principal R&D Engineer supervises/coordinates a Senior Engineer/Engineer and/or technicians on assigned work.

In order to keep up to date with procedures relating to product development, the Principal R&D Engineer shall be expected to develop new products or sustain the existing product portfolio.

The Principal R&D Engineer shall ensure that the right choices are being made with regards to material choice, overall set design and supplier selection within the firms' operation.

The Principal R&D Engineer shall be knowledgeable of various manufacturing processes such as: assembly, extrusion and moulding.

The Principal R&D Engineer shall work towards meeting the intended use of the product in the various countries of sales, as applicable to the project s/he is leading.

The Principal R&D Engineer shall work towards developing/sustaining a product in accordance with the company's defined Quality and Regulatory standards.

The Principal R&D Engineer shall be responsible for finalizing any reports/presentations related to his projects and any other necessary reports as the need arises.

The Principal R&D Engineer will be responsible for the development and guidance through projects of R&D personnel.

The Principal R&D Engineer will also be responsible for the assignment of project activities within his/her project team, in order to meet committed milestones and project objectives.

The Principal R&D Engineer shall assist in the following aspects wherever the transfer of equipment or processes takes place:

Preparation of feasibility studies and design reviews;

Identification and coordination of any necessary modifications;

Validation of components transferred from other plants

Installation and validation of moulding equipment transferred from other plants.

Technical Management, Project Management and Leadership.

Design Verification and Validation are to be carried out in accordance with ISO Standards, CE Norms, country-specific norms and Quality Manual.

Design Verification Testing is to be planned/executed based upon knowledge of materials, fluid dynamics and correct usage/applicability of available equipment.

The principal engineer should be able to work with the Project Management Office (PMO), to plan out resources, budget, timelines throughout the project development lifecycle.

The principal engineer should be able to present the work achieved by his/her team to different stakeholders (as applicable).

The principal engineer should design with manufacturability in mind; leading his/her team through various development activities that would eventually allow a smooth design transfer to manufacturing.


Who should apply?

Candidates who possess the following:

- Bachelors of Engineering

- 5 - 8 years related experience in (Technical Management, Project Management and/or Leadership roles)

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  • Primary job focus
    Science & Research
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Status
    Position Opened
  • Salary: 32000 - 40000