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Engineer III (Medical Device)

Kelly Services
Plymouth, MN 55446
Engineer III (Medical Device)


Plymouth,MN


45-54$/hour


W2 contract till Dec with possible extn


**ualifications:**

Specific: Ideally has Medical device experience. Specific experience with infusion pumps is a major plus. General: Scientific University Degree (BS degree) required. 4 year degree in engineering or similar. 5-8 years of experience or 3-6 years with an advanced degree. Applies extensive technical expertise in the engineering field and has full knowledge of other related disciplines (GPM, GQR, Sales and Ops). Education requirements can be obtained through an educational institution or gained through equivalent work experience. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, inside and outside the unit. Ability to provide basic on the job training, instruct and advise others. Ability to work with integrity and build trust. Ability to guide employees in trouble shooting and in carrying out project related activities. Ability to exercise judgement in making preliminary selections and adaptation of engineering alternatives. Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member. Ability to clearly convey ideas and concepts verbally and in writing. Ability to handle multiple priorities and to meet key deadlines under pressure through effective time management skills. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail. Ability to critically review and interpret technical documentation. Advanced problem solving and analytical ability.


**Responsibilities:**

Specific: Perform as a technical leader for New Product Development team focusing on infusions systems such as infusion pumps and their associated disposables. General: Performs high level engineering work requiring recognized expertise in this discipline of engineering. Plans and oversees work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and the substantial adaptation of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Devises innovative approaches to complex problems as encountered. Leads major projects and provides guidance and direction to engineers and/or technicians for the duration of project. Works with vendors and internal departments to provide technical direction, obtain necessary resources, resolve inter-departmental issues, and contribute toward project and organizational objectives. Oversees and participates in engineering projects and development activities of significant scope or degree of difficulty. Determines project parameters and assignments for project groups. Works with engineers in various departments to achieve results. Performs projects with only general supervision. Reviews documents from other departments relating to assigned projects. Assures appropriate documentation for assigned projects. Oversees preparation of documentation associated with engineering activities in compliance with company QSSOPs. Generates or reviews purchase order requests for materials on assigned projects. Coordinates communications with vendors on technical issues. Participates in and frequently conducts team meetings. Coordinates communications with vendors to provide technical information and expertise. Guides the decision-making process; frequently conducts the meeting or presentation, and makes follow-up assignments to team members. Maintains frequent communications within and outside of department in support of engineering activities, such as project management meetings and material review, etc. Assures engineering activities proceed per requirements of QSSOPs. Creates or contributes to specifications and project plans. Reviews and guides the resolution of technical issues as needed and ensures that technical work meets requirements and specifications. Performs engineering activities and provides expertise as well as critical review for projects as assigned. Plans and schedules engineering effort for all assigned projects and monitors progress to schedule. Develops and conducts Smiths Medical facilitated training and development programs for internal departments or vendors designed to increase knowledge in issues related to functional area of expertise and/or medical device manufacturing and development including GMP, Quality Systems, and specific applications at Smiths Medical. Plans and assigns work / project tasks / responsibilities to personnel (typically technicians and engineers assigned to the specific project). Generally has no direct subordinates; but provides functional supervision and mentorship to project team members for the duration of project assignment and provides feedback to functional managers regarding performance of junior team members. This position is required to assure compliance of Company operations to all applicable laws, regulations and standards, good business practices and company documented procedures (including knowledge of all standards, government occupational health and environmental regulations and statutes related to the site). Engage others, promote, and participate in Environmental, Health, and Safety initiatives, focusing on continuous improvement. Works under only general supervision from the Engineering Manager, with direction given only in terms of broadly stated objectives and desired outcomes. Continuously reviews project team progress and evaluates results accordingly. Independently plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates all phases of an assigned project. Operates with a significant amount of latitude and freedom to act; supervisory review/approval required only on new project plans, or significant changes to existing plans. Within these minimal constraints, leads major projects, generally of a A-B priority level; selects suppliers and contributes to supplier technical improvements; develops and qualifies processes; develops, plans, and authorizes tests and approves test evaluations; directs and approves documentation and related drawings; designs components, parts or systems of significant difficulty; oversees/approves troubleshooting resolutions relating to such things as production processes and/or rejecting problems, etc. Due to very limited supervisory oversight, errors in judgment may cause significant loss in terms of project delays, resources, etc. However, the checks and balances built into Smiths Medical development methods and procedures should identify problems within a reasonable time frame. Has full access to proprietary information on projects, designs, and processes; interprets and applies company policy. Impacts project completion dates and product launch dates. Failure to meet project timelines will result in lost opportunity costs and sales revenues. Interfaces with most Smiths Medical departments, senior management (project status reports and project plan approval), vendors (to secure necessary material which meets project specifications and contribute to continuous improvement), customers, and general public.



**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-05-31 Expires: 2021-07-01

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