Principal Engineer- Medical Device- Waltham, MA

Waltham Permanent USD145,000 - USD175,000
  • An opportunity with a global leader in the Medical Industry
  • Career room in a leading edge technology product

About Our Client

A break through medical device company that ranks as one of the top places to work in the medical industry. A global leader in a product that has immense upside for operations throughout hospitals and OPM facilities. A Red Herring global 100 Winner for one of the top 100 technology companies in the world and continues to be a destination for the top candidates. A small organization with an essential product in the health care sector that continues to grow with more potential to lead the industry with new and improved techniques.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


The Responsibilities for the Principal Engineer will do what follows: Engineering

  • Alignment with and support of Manufacturing site and Contract Manufacturing teams to maintain ongoing product availability, quality, stability, compliance, and cost
  • Identify and drive to completion large scale value improvement projects related to product/process design changes, sourcing initiatives, supplier development and strategic product transfers
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance, Regulatory, Sales, Marketing, and the final customer to troubleshoot field complaints and product design issues and provide and execute appropriate actions
  • Some travel to manufacturing sites and supplier visits required

Drive Cost Savings Program and Value Engineering

  • Implement Value Engineering Program
  • Establish Cost Savings Program
  • Improve Throughput Yield of Product
  • Manage Capital & Asset Program
  • Product Redesign to Improve Reliability and Reduce Cost

Implement Playbooks (Lessons Learned and Best Practices)

  • Product Transfer
  • Global Footprint Management - Life Cycle
  • Tooling Development and Management

Talent Management

  • Attract, develop, and retain a high-performance staff
  • Coach professional development of direct reports
  • Mentor cross functional employees

The Successful Applicant

The Successful Principal Engineer will have what follows:

  • BS in Engineering or related degree
  • 15 years experience in Operations or Engineering which includes leading multidisciplinary Engineering teams.
  • Must have a solid understanding of Engineering, Project Management, Lean Principals, Six Sigma, Financial Acumen, Medical Device Regulatory Approval, Product Transfers and Talent Development. Must be able to manage internationally and across multiple cultures
  • Experience developing scanning and imaging systems
  • Strong planning, organizational and leadership skills
  • Track record of successfully managing people and projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and influence management skills
  • Ability to balance customer, operational and business requirements to meet company and project deliverable

A much more in depth job description will be provided upon application and consideration. Please submit your resume for consideration within 48 hours. Relevant candidates can expect to hear back within 48 hours of submission.

What's on Offer

The Principal Engineer will be offered:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Potential Bonus
  • Great work environment
  • Opportunity to grow within the organization

Jack Donahue
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Jack Donahue
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