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SR R&D Engineer

Company: TriMech Services
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Sr R&D EngineerOur Client in Clearwater Florida is in need of a Senior R&D Engineer. This position is designed to help drive new R&D projects and initiatives. The candidate must be able to develop and execute solutions in formats that are manufacturable. Candidate must be strong in solidworks and its tools to validate and test new products. Develop of project plans and testing procedures is a must. Hands on experience is a must. Candidate must have knowledge on launching new products into a production environment. Design for manufacturability is key.Sr R&D Engineer ResponsibilitiesOwn certain R&D initiatives as well as participate with the R&D team to produce new products and sustain existing projects as needed.Research & Development 80%Work with senior management to prioritize and direct current and new initiativesAbility to mentor and coach junior level engineersProject planning; including task scheduling, and budget planningDevelops product specifications and verifies with industry standardsLeads the mechanical development of new designs, improvement of existing designs, and transition of current and future designs into productionUtilizes Solidworks CAD and design software and equipment to develop designs and test designsDevelop product drawings and dimensions and follows industry standards. GD&T is a plus Understands tolerance stack ups and properly design alignment for assemblies.Ensures products are fully tested and conform to functional specifications and/or customer requirementsMust be able to perform rapid prototype development with a small teamPerform bench and real-time studies for verification and validation of productsMust be hands on and able to problem solve quicklyKnowledge of tools and equipment is a necessity.Production Quality Control 10%Manage process to transfer completed R&D initiatives to the production line effectively. Will be a key part of NPI (New Product Introduction) to assure smooth transition of new products or changes to existing productsProperly document and communicate production changesOther Duties as assigned 10%Sr R&D Engineer QualificationsMust be have a strong background and be able to immediately add value in the following mechanical aspects of our production line:Metal components (machined, stamped, laser and/or bent with a brake)Plastic components (molds, injection, vacuum forming and/or machined parts)Pumps / hydraulicsElectrical (basic level of understanding)Machining capabilities and tolerancesPrevious medical device development experience is desired. Understands design development procedures.Previous experience in developing product testing plans with UL, SGS or Intertek a plusPrevious Industrial Design Development a plus10+ years of proven mechanical engineering experience in design and manufacturingAbility to multitask in a fast paced environmentSelf-motivated and proactive within the team environmentProven track record of meeting deadlinesMust have excellent working experience and proficiency using SolidWorks to design and develop new productsExperience with design for manufacturing and assembly (DFx)Excellent written and verbal communication skillsMust be able to develop test plans, protocols and reportsStrong problem solving skills in a cross-functional global organizationMust have experience with new product designs and integration of sub-assemblies or other product into new form factorBe capable of making decisions that may have impact on cost, schedule, and performanceProven flexibility - ability to deal with ambiguity, take and manage risks, learn quickly and adaptFEA Design and Analysis (stress testing) a plusExperience with SolidWorks is a must (Certifications are desirable)Experience with surfacing in Solidworks is plus and is preferredExperience with rapid prototyping a plusMust be hands on with tasks and have the ability to make changes in real timeTriMech Services offers a unique approach to matching the specialized skill sets of our candidates to our clients engineering specific requirements.. TriMech Services is an engineering resource provider specializing in the placement of qualified technical candidates for both temporary and direct hire opportunities.

Keywords: TriMech Services, Clearwater , SR R&D Engineer, Engineering , Clearwater, Florida

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