R&D Engineer in Atlanta, GA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Duration:
    40 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $21.7 - $35.46/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Our client is looking for a qualified R&D Engineer to work at their office location in Atlanta, GA.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with an industry leader in the medical device industry.

Job Description:

Working under general supervision, supports product development efforts by performing clinical-systems and human factors engineering tasks such as investigating, defining, analyzing, documenting and testing activities associated with the development of specific projects. Performs additional analysis and/or interviews to determine the requirements and constraints on the assigned portion of the system. Work requires the application of theoretical principles, evaluation, ingenuity and creative/analytical techniques typically acquired in a recognized four-year or more academic course of study. Has the ability to apply technical, clinical and marketing understanding of issues to bring tasks to resolution within assigned projects. Applies engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical problems. Exercises appropriate level of technical judgment in planning, organizing, performing and coordinating clinical-systems engineering assignments. Routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes.

• Perform sustaining engineering activities for existing medical products.
• Document and implement design and manufacturing change activities per Design Control process
• Outlines and performs design verification and validation activities working closely with cross-functional team members
• Evaluate changes requested by supplier related to component improvement and obsolescence
• Performs troubleshooting and evaluation activities on manufacturing process capabilities
• Conducts measurements specified in design verification and validation plans, documents and tabulates results, and provides engineering test reports.
• Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
• Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
• Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

General Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science in mechanical, electrical, chemical, biomedical or related engineering field.
• A minimum of three years of relevant work experience in R&D, manufacturing, or quality engineering.
• Demonstrated ability to generate and maintain quality documentations
• Demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable FDA regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and tasks.
• Advanced personal computer skills, including spreadsheet, word processing, database management, and specialized applications.
• Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
• Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
• Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally.
• Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.