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Engineering & Technical

Senior R&D Engineer - Canada - 103483

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canada
Date: 23/05/2019
Job Reference: 103483
Contact Name: Bimi Felix
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Senior R&D Engineer - Canada - 103483
Contact: Bimi Felix
Telephone: 0868395533
Senior R&D Engineer, Canada

HERO Recruitment are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity with an international medical device company in Canada! Our client are currently recruiting for a Senior R&D Engineer to join the team in their site in Toronto.
The Senior R&D Engineer will assist with the development of the products, be involved with all aspects of the medical device development including: ideation, design, prototyping and manufacturing transfer.

If you are up for a challenge and would like the opportunity to work with intelligent and success driven individuals with a strong inspiration to improve the lives of others then please take a look below.
  • Assist in the design of cutting-edge medical devices through prototyping, testing and modelling.
  • Develop validation plans and conduct validation testing
  • Develop and test new manufacturing processes
  • Support production activities
  • Support regulatory filings to various government bodies
  • Support the development of intellectual property
  • Support pre-clinical and clinical research activities
  • Assist in DFM (Design for Manufacturing) activities

Qualifications required:
  • Background in Biomedical and/or Mechanical Engineering degree required. Master's degree strongly preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in medical device's with a focus on Research and Development 
  • Experience with catheter devices development will be a huge asset.
  • Strong knowledge of the design requirements as per 21 CFR 820 and ISO 13485
  • Experience with drafting and maintaining DHF and DMR documentations
  • Experience with leading rapid design iteration and making design recommendations
  • Ability to independently develops and adapts work plans based on vague or changing project goals
  • Strong hypothesis-driven experimental design and statistical analysis skills
  • Experience with mentoring junior engineers
  • Demonstrated experience in creative engineering design 
  • Candidates should be self-starters and have a hands-on approach
  • Ability to work independently and within a diverse group of engineers and production staff
  • Superior communication skills (verbal/written) and demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Candidates must demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Possess a strong interest in biomedical technology
 Salary and Benefits: 
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Opportunity for growth
  • RRSP matching
  • Flexible start times
  • On site gym facility

For further information on this Senior R&D Engineer role in Toronto, Canada or any other R&D Opportunities we have available, please contact Bimi Felix on 091 730 022 or
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