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Title:  R&D Engineer

Requisition ID:  42463
Date:  Nov 24, 2021
Location: 

Ra'anana, Central district, IL

Department:  R&D
Description: 

 

 

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

 

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.

 

 

Job Summary:                                                                                                                                       

In this role, you will be responsible for generating DHF documentation and managing R&D activities, including all stages according to Design Controls (R&D, V&V, etc.). In this role you will be involved in the design of newly developed medical devices as well as supporting existing designs.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Review customer and business requirements
  2. Support and participate in applicable design control and risk management activities
  3. Provide technical knowledge of system engineering and its application to developing cost effective, reliable and high-quality solutions that address customer and business needs
  4. Manage/initiate integration, performance and usability tests as part of product development.
  5. Participate in applicable risk management activities, identify potential risks and find solutions to prevent these and/ or solve these.
  6. Create, maintain and update Design History File content.
  7. Author, review and approve product development / Verification / R&D related documentation
  8. Initiate, perform and approve R&D technical design reviews.
  9. Work in collaboration with team members and functional groups.
  10. Overall responsibility of device/system performance, quality and technical implementation.
  11. Support test methods activities for R&D projects
  12. Generate and/or review and/or approve verification and/or validation plans, protocols, and reports, including test method validation and Engineering studies as assigned.
  13. Define, drive and manage change management and communications activities that support assigned projects.
  14. Other duties as assigned

 

 

Basic Qualifications: 

 

  1. Bachelor of science in Biomedical/Mechanical/Materials engineering (at least) from a 4 years college.
  2. Experience: 2-4 years’ experience in R&D positions, Medical device experience- an advantage.
  3. Design History File creation and maintenance – an advantage
  4. Working under GMP environment- an advantage
  5. Experience with MSOffice programs, CAD and Statistical software
     

Preferred Knowledge, languages, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Working under constant pressure to deliver
  2. Ability to work independently and in a cross-functional team.
  3. Good communication skills
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  5. Technical abilities
  6. Creativity
  7. High learning curve
  8. Organized
  9. Multitasking
     

Speaking

Writing

Reading

Language

Fluent

Fluent

Fluent

Hebrew

Fluent

Fluent

Fluent

English

 

Travel Requirements:

 

  1. Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time
     
     

 

Competencies/Authorities

 

  1. Author, review and approve product development (DHF documents) / Verification / R&D related documentation
  2. Approve lab documents as R&D representative (protocols, reports, procedures)
  3. Design and execute R&D tests
  4. Generate and approve risk documents

 

Delegation/s (Title):

 

  1. Qualified R&D personnel per specific area
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to Apply.Accommodation@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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