Principal Engineer Principal Engineer …

Novartis
in Fort Worth, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Novartis
in Fort Worth, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Principal Engineer


04-Nov-2019

Job ID

281073BR

Job Description

Conducts process research, process development and process upscaling for new medical device products.
Investigates and evaluates existing technology and design new methodology, materials, machines or processes as needed for medical device development.
Plans, conducts and provides technical direction to one or more projects of major importance and difficulty where the complexity of technical problems involved requires the application of advanced knowledge of ophthalmic devices.
Provides technical advice and recommendations to influence internal and/or external contacts.
Internal interaction interpretation of complex information; external interaction mainly requires exchange of factual information.
Audience may be outside own area and unfamiliar with subject.
Designs major components, or major portions of a functional system, or technically advanced prototype, or specific products for medical device/science/technology.
Uses intermediate level analytical techniques and/or previous experience to identify the most appropriate option to adapt or improve existing approaches.
Applies intermediate level engineering principles to the research and development of medical device/science/technology and/or provide engineering expertise to support development.
Assures continuity of products and processes assessment feasibility, research, design, development, compliance to customer and non-customer requirements, transfer to production.
Provides general engineering direction, determining and developing approach to solutions by coordinating multiple resources to solve complex problems.
Leads design reviews, assigns and reviews action items.
Ensures regulatory / statutory / legislative compliance for all project work.
Acts as a mentor in the engineering organization.
Makes decisions impacting scope of work where appropriate.
Has autonomy to propose alternatives but normally follows a specified course of action.
Requires awareness of the workings of the business beyond own team and some familiarity with the external environment as it affects own part of the organization.
Emendations to influence internal and/or external contacts.
Internal interaction interpretation of complex information; external interaction mainly requires exchange of factual information.
Audience may be outside own area and unfamiliar with subject.
Designs major components, or major portions of a functional system, or technically advanced prototype, or specific products for medical device/science/technology.





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Posting Title

Principal Engineer II

Minimum requirements

Bachelors Degree with 5 Years of Relevant Experience or Equivalent years of directly related experience (High school +13yrs; Assoc.+9yrs; M.S.+2yrs; PhD+0yrs)
The ability to fluently read, write, understand and communicate in English.
Applies depth and expertise as a generalist or specialist to solve major, complex technical issues.
Proven ability to develop solutions for complex problems that require the regular use of creativity and originality.
Interacts with senior management on complex matters.
Advanced knowledge of ISO, FDA, MDD and regulations applicable to the design and development of medical device/science/technology.
Excellent process management, problem solving skills and presentation capabilities.
Provides detailed advice or instruction and recommends adaptations to processes.

Job Type

Full Time

Country

USA

Work Location

Fort Worth, TX

Functional Area

Research & Development

Division

ALCON

Business Unit

NON-NVS AL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Employment Type

Regular

Company/Legal Entity

Alcon Research, LLC.

EEO Statement

Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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