Lead Engineer

US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita


As a Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:


  • Investigate and develop new tooling, materials, manufacturing processes, and technologies

  • Research and qualify new suppliers and vendors

  • Review and evaluate non-conforming materials, address customer experience reports, perform root cause analysis, and propose corrective/preventative actions

  • Provide technical guidance to other team members and train as necessary on manufacturing documentation, prototype generation and data analysis

  • May be responsible for direct supervision of engineers, associate engineers and/or technicians

  • Maintain project plans and create realistic timetables for milestone completion

  • Ability to identify project critical paths in order to define project priorities and manage resources

  • Develop contingency plans for alternative projects paths as necessary

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Biomechanical, and/or Biomedical Engineering

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience

  • Previous experience in team supervision of Engineers, Associates or equivalent

  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes including, but not limited to, machining, injection molding, extrusion, and sheet metal stamping

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively present information

  • Ability to effectively manage projects and work in cross-functional teams

  • Able to work independently and with minimal guidance

  • Experience with Microsoft’s Visio, Project, Word, Excel, and Outlook programs


The following skills and attributes are preferred, but are not required:

  • Experience in the medical device field

  • Experience with development, analysis, evaluation, and testing of medical systems

  • Understanding of manufacturing and quality standards


Additional File Upload (Optional)

Applicants are requested to provide documents that exemplify their work. Below are the requirements for document upload:

    • Accepted file types include: DOCX, PDF, PPT, XLS, CSV, Image, Text, and MSG

    • Relevant project documents may include schematics, drawings, 3D models, pictures, code, reports or other applicable documentation that would help show abilities and previous efforts


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