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Distinguished Engineer, R&D, Surgical

Company: Edwards Lifesciences Gruppe
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

We have made changes to enhance your experience. If you have applied for a job previously, you will need to create a new account. Thank you for your patience. Distinguished Engineer, R&D, Surgical page is loaded Distinguished Engineer, R&D, Surgical Apply locations USA - California - Irvine time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id Req-25237 This is a unique opportunity for a Distinguished Engineer with a technical and creative mindset who enjoys solving complex problems and implementing innovative solutions, who has expertise in the optimization of product development and design.This position is within the research and development group exploring new or unmet clinical needs and related technologies in the Surgical Structural Heart space. Apply your deep technical knowledge and clinical experience to drive to help patients. -Key Responsibilities:

  • Design complex technical and novel experiments, tests, designs, and platforms while working on non-standard technical problems with significant complexity.
  • Subject matter expert with technical expertise in design and development (e.g., CAD, FEA, and Solidworks)
  • Deep knowledge and expertise in mechanical design and material science.
  • Develop test methods to assess novel designs and technology.
  • Subject matter expert with technical expertise in CAD, FEA, and Solidworks
  • Evaluate intellectual property, and suppliers for business development opportunities.
  • Drive, evaluate, and influence innovative solutions that support technical strategies.
  • Provide strategic evaluation and guidance on R&D projects within field of expertise while driving complex design workstreams (e.g., 1 component of a system or single component system)
  • Guide and mentor engineers on new and emerging technologies (e.g., Science and Technology Symposium, Edwards Faculty)
  • Advise/develop clinically relevant test methods to specify materials/components.
  • Influence the technology roadmap for project component or existing therapy; accurately predict technical project risk and identify areas of investments for risk mitigation.
  • Other incidental duties Required Education & Experience / Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in engineering or Scientific field + 12 years -of experience OR-Master's degree in engineering or Scientific field + 11 years of experience OR-Ph.D. in Engineering or Scientific field + 8 years -of experience of experiencePreferred Qualifications:
    • Medical Device Experience
    • Strong proficiency in design (experience in CAD, FEA, SolidWorks preferred)
    • Strong knowledge technical expertise in materials (e.g., NiTi, materials, tissue, catheters)
    • Knowledge of Agile or Scrum methodologies
    • Experience with design and development of a class III medical device
    • Experience with the full R&D product development lifecycle
    • Experience using six sigma blackbelt tools such as DOE and GR&R Additional Skills:
      • Proficiency in the usage of relevant computer software
      • Excellent documentation and communication skills
      • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills.
      • Recognized as an expert in own area within the organization.
      • Expert knowledge and understanding of principles, theories, and concepts relevant to Engineering.
      • Advanced problem-solving, organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills
      • Expert understanding of processes and equipment used in assigned work.
      • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to influence change.
      • Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to department clean room medical device manufacturing.
      • Strict attention to detail
      • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels.
      • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
      • Serves as best practice/quality resource within and outside own discipline.
      • Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control. Aligning our overall business objectives with performance, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a wide variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.For California, the base pay range for this position is $141,000 to $200,000 (highly experienced).The pay for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience).E dwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities. COVID Vaccination RequirementEdwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless you request and are granted a medical or religious accommodation for exemption from the vaccination requirement. This vaccination requirement does not apply in countries where it is prohibited by law to impose vaccination. In countries where vaccines are less available, or other requirements exist, we may institute alternate measures that optimize patient safety and healthcare provider safety, which may include regular COVID testing or specific masking requirements. About Us Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide. - For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.

Keywords: Edwards Lifesciences Gruppe, Irvine , Distinguished Engineer, R&D, Surgical, Engineering , Irvine, California

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