Randstad Principal Design Engineer in Saint Petersburg, Florida
Principal Design Engineer
Saint Petersburg, FL
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Principal Design Engineer
As a Principal Engineer you will have developed an expertise in a particular field of engineering or within a particular sector. You will have lead design teams through full product development and into production. As a Principal, you will be expected to demonstrate a level of expertise in a particular area that matches or exceeds the expertise of our customers. You will consult on system architectures, assess technical requirements and competencies needed during quoting and oversee design progressions during product developments.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Microfluidics expert. Micro pump design for medical devices expert.
Will represent Design Engineering in technical customer discussions / meetings.
Work with Project Managers in the quoting process.
Provide technical input to help identify and solve project risks that may affect overall project plans and schedules.
Is expected to support the development and utilization of processes for design.
Stay abreast of the latest technology and techniques to provide designs that are competitive and cost effective.
Should be associated with applicable industry trade groups/organizations maintaining active membership and participation.
Lead the development and implementation of platform and product architectures in collaboration with senior technical staff.
Guide and oversee the development of system component requirements, interfaces, and specifications necessary to maintain the consistency and integrity of the architectures.
Manage product design and documentation at a system level.
Perform independent research and engineering studies.
Lead remote development teams.
Effectively consult on multiple projects in parallel.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
SolidWorks user is a plus
MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Design Manager or Group Lead
Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to develop mathematical models of physical reality and solve them, then implement the results.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Masters degree in Engineering from an accredited university Preferred
Bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
Minimum of 11-12 years of related experience and/or training
Minimum of 2 years experience as a Lead Engineer
Specific requirements as defined by the market sector
Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
Regular business hours. Some additional hours may be required.
Travel requirements: Domestic and/or International, up to 10%.
Climate controlled office environment during normal business hours.