Principal Design Engineer

Compensation

: $96,010.00 - $138,950.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



Principal Design Engineer OverviewA Heritage of Precision, Innovation and QualityBeaver-Visitec International is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of ophthalmic and specialty microsurgical procedures. Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.Beaver-Visitec International is currently seekinga Principal Design EngineerAs a valued employee of Beaver-Visitec, you will enjoy a total benefits package including competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, short- and long-term disability, fitness reimbursement, 401k, and more. The Principal Design Engineer will be responsible for leading and participating in R&D initiatives including new opportunity identification, technology development, new and life cycle product development projects and line extensions in support of business objectives.ResponsibilitiesDesign and develop new products, line extensions, and research projects focusing on multi component mechanical systems utilizing Computer Aided Engineering tools CAD/FEA/Statistical Analysis to optimize product assemblies for function and manufacturing; Generating product design concepts, prototypes and demonstrate proof-of-concept focusing on human factors, industrial and mechanical systems; Product design lead driving DFA/DFM (assembly and manufacturing) supporting product and process development; Design and fabrication of tools/fixtures used for development testing; Application of analytical skills including statistics, DOE, experimental design and/or Six Sigma; Interacting with suppliers to obtain quotes and assess component manufacturability from a wide variety of sources, including CNC machining, sheet metal, textiles, formed metal tubular components and injection molding; Generating and maintaining design output drawings/specification including drafting, tolerancing, and application of GD&T; Build/fabricate prototypes for design feedback and function testing utilizing rapid-prototyping processes including 3D printing, CNC machining, and injection molding; Directly/Indirectly supervise technicians with working on his/her projects.Qualifications10+ Principal (7+ Senior) of mechanical design and development experience, specifically with hand held tools and complex mechanisms; Proven experience driving technical leadership in the design of mechanisms utilizing plastic, disposable device design including DFM/DFA; Interacting with suppliers to obtain quotes and assess component manufacturability from a wide variety of sources, including CNC machining, sheet metal, textiles, formed metal tubular components and injection molding; In-depth knowledge of rapid-prototyping and volume manufacturing processes including 3D printing, CNC machining, and injection molding. Ability to build prototypes and critically evaluate performance of design concepts and device prototypes; Ability to drive CAD designs to bring early stage concepts through to cost-effective manufacturing and sourcing; Experience generating and maintaining design output drawings/specification including drafting, tolerancing, and DFM for manufacture; Extensive knowledge in analyzing and solving problems in a disciplined fashion, ensuring clear understanding of the root cause(s) and efficient recommendations for resolution; Proficient in SolidWorks, PTC Creo, Visio, Minitab, and Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook; Active / lead participant in at least one full concept-to-market (medical) device development cycle preferably in a highly regulated environment; Project management skills including MS Project highly desirable, with the ability to align and balance potentially conflicting internal and external resources; Design engineering experience leveraging prototype fabrication using 3D printer experience, light machine tools experience, working knowledge of the requirements of contract machine shops and job shops to ensure rapid turn-around on high-quality parts and assemblies; Broad knowledge of medical device and standard computer systems including selection of appropriate platforms and suppliers for hardware.Beaver Visitec International is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Associated topics: asic, board, chip, design engineer, engg, engineer i, hardware engineer, layout, semiconductor, vlsi * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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