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Product Design / product sustenance Engineer
Ref No.: 18-54651
Location: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/01/2018

Mandatory Skills:
·         Product Design / product sustenance experience             
·         8+ years of work experience. The individual in this position will have an extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. He/She develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
·         Manufacturing process knowledge
·         Knowledge on standards and regulatory requirements for various regions
·         Fixture development & selection
·         Technical (report) writing
·         Basic Mechanical Engineering
·         Disposable device development
·         Change control Management
·         NC/CAPA             Knowledge
·         Design verification
·         Plastic component design & Injection molding process
·         Tolerance analysis
·         Sheet metal component design
·         ISO 13485 / FDA Guidelines
·         GD&T
·         Prototyping
·         Solid works
·         Communication
Desired Skills: Leadership, Project Management, Coordination, Learnability
·         Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in project leadership role.
·         Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects.
·         Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
·         Supports material/design/process changes to the product line through design control process, with well-documented research/analyses.
·         Develops technical solutions to complex problems using sound engineering principles, utilizing experimental, computational and analytical methods.
·         Applies innovative & logical risk based approach to product development challenges with the capacity for original thinking.
·         Designs and develops in vivo and in vitro models to evaluate product features & improvements.
·         Writes implements and leads bench studies, tolerance stack up analysis, design verification, validation, vendor interactions, materials specifications and component specifications.
·         Collects, records, reports, interprets and analyzes data, presents results to peers and business leadership.
·         Provides advanced engineering skills and product evaluation support to the platform toward building business cases for new opportunities.
Core Skills:
·         Strong technical judgment and extensive technical leadership skills.
·         Demonstrated capability of leading R&D product development projects.
·         Experience in guiding team/individuals to develop technical solutions to complex problems.
·         Sound knowledge of engineering first principles.
·         R&D functional planning, requirement generation and technical (DFSS/Design/Cross functional) reviews for all product development phases.
·         Strong project management, prioritizing and multi-tasking skills to work within tight deadlines.
·         Proficient in solid modeling (Pro/E,  SolidWorks or equivalent)
·         Ability to effectively and clearly communicate concepts, ideas and knowledge to other individuals and teams.
·         Experience in directing associates and leading small cross-functional groups is required. 
·         Proficient in Microsoft Project.
·         Disciplined phase-gate product development processes & project planning.
·         Proficiency with fixture design including basic machining considerations and developing test methods.
·         Understanding of Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA).
·         Knowledge of Six Sigma (DMAIC) practices, and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodologies.
·         Product development considerations for tightly controlled, high-volume manufacturing process.
·         Strong creative, analytical and problem solving skills required.
·         Good written & verbal communication skills.