- Bachelor's degree
- Doctoral degree
- Master of Science
- Master's degree
Leads Design Transfer of new Intraocular Lens (IOL) products from R&D to Manufacturing sites
Leads planning, development, and execution of deigns transferring into manufacturing
Implements complex concepts and proposes new and unique approaches, methods, procedures, and design with regular use of ingenuity, creativity, and originality to research and or/development that addresses identified ophthalmic medical device/ science/ technology needs
Plans, conducts and provides technical direction to one or more projects of major importance and difficulty where the complexity of technical problems involved requires the broad application of advanced knowledge of ophthalmic devices.
Interprets complex study results or may manage programs or provide other engineering leadership.
Provides authoritative technical or professional advice and recommendations to influence internal and/or external contacts. Internal and external audience is diverse and interaction mainly requires interpretation of complex information. Audience may be outside own area and unfamiliar with subject.
Uses intermediate level analytical techniques and/or previous experience to identify the most appropriate option or to adapt or improve existing approaches.
Applies intermediate level engineering principles to the research and development of medical device/science/technology and/or provide engineering expertise to support development.
Assures continuity of products and processes assessment feasibility, research, design, development, compliance to customer and non-customer requirements, transfer to production.
Develops Design Transfer Plans, clearly aligned to project goals; Design Transfer completion fully supported by robust and rigorously documented data
Directs output of sub team(s), project or business activity, often across locations
Provides engineering direction, determining and developing approach to solutions by coordinating multiple resources to solve complex problems.
Leads design reviews, assigns and reviews action items.
Ensures regulatory / statutory / legislative compliance for all project work.
Acts as a mentor in the engineering organization.
Has autonomy to propose alternatives but normally follows a specified course of action.
Requires awareness of the workings of the business beyond own team and some familiarity with the external environment as it affects own part of the organization.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of directly related experience (or high school +13 yrs; Assoc.+9 yrs; M.S.+2 yrs; PhD+0 yrs)
The ability to fluently read, write, understand and communicate in English
5 Years of Relevant Experience
Skills and Knowledge
Technical Development Methodology for Medical Devices
STEAM – Applied Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math
Medical Science and disease area Knowledge
Regulations and Guidelines
Technical Scientific Writing
Applies extensive depth and expertise as a generalist or specialist to solve major, complex technical issues.
Contributes to the formation of new principles and concepts for new product research and/or development.
Proven ability to develop solutions for complex problems that is original, innovative, and leading edge.
Interacts with senior management on complex matters.
Expert knowledge of ISO, FDA, MDD and regulations applicable to the design and development of medical device/science/technology.
Expert knowledge of Design Control, Risk Assessment, GM
Able to develop solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of creativity, and originality.
Excellent process management, problem solving skills and presentation capabilities.
Provides detailed advice or instruction and recommends adaptations to processes.
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