Senior Engineer - Drug Delivery Medical Device (JP5015)

Location: Thousand Oaks, ca
Date Posted: 11-16-2018
Job Title:  Senior Engineer - Drug Delivery Medical Device (JP5015)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit:  Maintenance and Utilities
Duration: Initial 4 months with likely extension of FTE conversion
3Key Consulting Inc. is recruiting for a Senior Engineer with experience in engineering processes and procedures; and ability to lead teams in the development of drug delivery devices for a global, CA-based, bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Description:
Lead teams in the development of drug delivery devices. Scope includes a wide range of devices, such as; needle protection systems, fluid transfer devices, pen injectors, automatic pen injectors, and micro-infuser delivery pump systems. The qualified candidate will lead technical teams to ensure successful device development of these mechanical and electro-mechanical medical devices. The Senior Engineer will work closely with team members to develop detailed engineering specifications, device design & development, support verification, validation, and regulatory submissions of these devices. The role of the Senior Engineer is to work within a cross-functional organization to utilize technologies and methodologies that support short-cycle robust device development.
Responsibilities include:
  • Work cross-functionally with individuals and project teams in Marketing, Operations, and Development.
  • Create and assess product requirements to determine technical coverage and proper integration different subsystems.
  • Create and execute to project plans and schedules.
  • Develop, execute, and review architecture documents, design documents, specifications, development plans, characterization plan, verification and validation plans and other related product development documents for assigned projects.
  • Provide deep technical assistance for junior engineers.
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Experience in drug/device combination product design and development.
  • Familiar with the following standards: Quality System Regulation 21CFR820; Risk Management ISO 14971; EU Medical Device requirements Council Directive 93/42/EEC; Medical Electrical Equipment EN 60601
  • Small scale device assembly experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Strong problem solving, risk assessment, and risk management skills.
  • Must be capable of working on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
  • VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: Qualified candidates with either a strong Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, OR Systems/Software Engineering background need apply and will be considered!!!
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS in Engineering and previous experience in a medical device industry.
  • 10 years’ current experience with engineering processes and procedures.
  • Led projects from development through the 510k and PMA approval process.
  • Strong background in engineering and commercialization of electro-mechanical medical devices.
  • Experience with material & test specs generation, protocol & report writing, process & test development, prototyping, design verification, DOE/SPC process optimization & validation (IQ, OQ, PQ), FMEA.
  • Product design/development (design control) from concept to post product launch for Europe (EMEA/CE Mark) & US (FDA/PMA/510k) submissions.
  • Experience in drug/device combination product design and development –
Why This Position Is Open:
Backfill worker that got a full time offer.
Interview process:
Phone followed by in-person interview.
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website You are also welcome to share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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