Sr. R&D Engineer - Medical Device
North America, USA, Connecticut, Southington
We are currently hiring a Senior R&D Engineer to support NPI projects within our Vascular Access franchise in Southington, CT. This newly created position will grow and deploy systems engineering capabilities to assist our existing Product Line Engineering team to identify and manage product requirements through Voice of the Customer interaction, Stakeholder engagement and Risk Management activities for the development of world-class vascular access medical devices.
Smiths Medical has a positive impact on someone's life around the world every minute of every day. In fact, over 240 people every minute benefit from a Smiths Medical product. Join us and grow your career while being a part of our continued success! We offer a fun, fast-paced, inspiring and collaborative work environment with opportunities to learn and contribute at all career levels. Innovation is part of who we are, with industry-leading products across a broad spectrum of medical device categories and a strong new product development pipeline.
Systems Engineering Plan - based on scope of project, identify systems engineering tasks, deliverables and milestones
Stakeholder Requirements - refine customer requirements into top-level system requirements that form the basis of system validation and input to systems requirements development
System Requirements - based on Stakeholder Requirements, develop overall system requirements;
System Architecture Definition - define top-level system components and interfaces; allocate system requirements to architecture components
Risk Management Plan - scope of risk management activities to be performed
Hazard Analysis - identify product risks, analyze and evaluate each risk, identify risk controls and verify risk controls;
Risk Management Report - summarize product's risk profile and risk acceptability; During subsystem development, the systems engineering function is responsible for explicating, correcting and improving system specifications as needed by subsystem developers. Once the subsystems are complete, systems engineering supports the integration of subsystems and final system evaluation and transfer to manufacturing. On projects involving changes to fielded product, the senior systems engineer participates in change impact analysis and updates to the system specifications. All members of the system engineering team are expected to continuously grow their systems engineering skills through team experience/best practice sharing and other more formal training opportunities.
Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline such as mechanical or biomedical engineering or similar
5-8 years of experience or 3-6 years with an advanced degree.
Medical device experience preferred but experience in other regulated industries such as aerospace or automotive acceptable as well.
The candidate would have experience in developing safety critical products or systems.
In addition to a competitive compensation package, Smiths Medical offers a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and much more!
Smiths is always looking for curious minds. For new colleagues who want responsibility and relish a challenge. Those who would like to use their talents to help make the world safer, healthier, more efficient and more connected.
We're proud that we've been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160 year history of innovation. By looking at things differently. By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big.
Today we're an aligned global business of five divisions and around 22,000 colleagues, that touches the lives of millions every year across five vibrant global markets.
In Smiths Medical, one of the five divisions of Smiths Group, we touch the lives of millions of people every day. Our colleagues are focused on providing innovative, lifesaving solutions for patients around the world.
So whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues. There's never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.
At Smiths Medical, we believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.