Development Engineer (ME)
Company: Invacare Corporation
Posted on: January 8, 2022
Summary: Provide engineering technical support during the
development process of a new project or the maintenance of an
existing product. Essential Functions: Provide engineering input in
the following ways: Support of project teams up through final
release of drawings and first production run. Troubleshooting and
resolution of field issues. Investigation and implementation of
significant cost reductions. Development of concepts for new
products. With direction on specific instance, lead the following
activities during the product development process: Ensure project
runs smoothly achieving specification, financial and timing
objectives. Creation of the overall project plan in cooperation
with functional core team members. Provide regular project updates.
Direct the daily activities of the cross functional team in
relation to project work Interface with cross functional management
leads to manage functional resource requirements for the project.
Assist design and business reviews during the course of the project
Periodic review meetings with all functional groups. Provide
sustaining engineering support to assigned product lines helping
the on-going cost reduction/product improvement activities.
Maintain high level of knowledge of technical aspects of design or
product components/systems. Support existing products, particularly
in area of expertise, with Engineering Documentation and day-to-day
consultation to Operations, Marketing, Technical Services, etc.
Development and execution of test protocols and plans and risk
assessments based on current standards. Release of prints in a
manner (accuracy, completeness, and timeliness) that supports the
project timeline. Building and testing of prototypes. Ensure that
all product development processes and activities conform to
Invacares quality system.
- Complete all required training applicable to assigned
- Exhibit positivity, flexibility, creativity, and a willingness
to take on new responsibilities as requested or required.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical,
Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited
institution. Minimum 3 years of product engineering experience.
Minimum 2 years leading programs/projects. Minimum 3 years of
experience working with an Engineering Change process and
manufacturing Bill of Materials. Minimum 2 years utilizing MS
Project in conducting project leader role New Product Introduction
project leadership experience in medical device industry preferred.
Solid working knowledge of FDA regulations for Design Controls and
cGMPs preferred. Discipline in initiating, planning, executing,
controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific
goals and meet specific success criteria. Proven engineering
expertise in specified areas (gear design, software, motors,
controls systems, etc.). Knowledgeable in the utilization of;
software tools, analysis equipment, measurement tools, measurement
techniques, test methods, industry standards, and industry best
practices, for related expertise Level of proficiency utilizing PC
design tools to generate prototypes and convey design concepts to
other functional departments. Ability to do layouts and detail
drawings sufficient to generate prototypes and convey design
concepts to other functional departments. Experience utilizing
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) in creation of
new product designs. Effective communication skills An Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disabled/Vetby
Keywords: Invacare Corporation, Elyria , Development Engineer (ME), Engineering , Elyria, Ohio
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