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Senior Product Development Engineer

South San Francisco, CA 94080
Full-time, Part-time
Kelly Services is seeking an Senior Development Engineer for our well-known client in the Pharmaceutical/Medical Device industry. 

Title: Senior Development Engineer

Location: Gaithersburg MD/ South San Francisco CA

Duration: 12 months


Job Summary:

The successful candidate will be able to lead device development initiatives which may include combination product development, technology assessment or development, and/or be a senior contributor to complex technical development and problem-solving.
The candidate should be able to conduct the design, development, and implementation of new drug delivery devices or combination products.
The candidate will be accountable for the overall technical success of the project. He/She will work with her/his team to ensure that device design, component selection, manufacturability, and testing meet the product needs.
This person will regularly interface with staff and leaders in Device Development and other relevant functions like device quality.
He/she will be able to lead technical development with external development partners and component suppliers. In addition, he/she will drive problem-solving activities using state-of-the-art tools such as DMAIC, DFFS, DOE, Monte Carlo Simulation, Probabilistic Design.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Strong technical contributor to a cross-functional team in the assessment, evaluation, selection, and development of drug delivery devices for the AstraZeneca pipeline
• Be a senior engineering contributor to complex problem solving and technical development
• Contribute to departmental combination product development capability by applying and maintaining a high level of knowledge and expertise
• Establish a close working relationship with and provide effective oversight of suppliers and manage technical aspects of external collaborations
• Drive a Quality mindset and ensure that work is performed in accordance with appropriate quality requirements and compliance standards (e.g. risk management, Design Controls, ISO standards, etc.)
• Ability to develop and implement best practices/business processes
• Education: Engineering degrees or equivalent


The right candidate will have 8+ years of experience in device development and/or combination product development. Years of required experience will vary based on the highest level of education completed, the level of expertise within combination products, and the level of position being interviewed for. Other Skills and Qualifications: In addition, the candidate should have excellent leadership skills to ensure the success of projects. Experience in working with external companies is also highly desirable. A proven track record of working effectively in a matrix organization with a highly cross-functional and collaborative environment is a must. Excellent communication skills are required.


Why Kelly?

As a Kelly employee, you’ll have access to premier perks, including:

  • Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees
  • Group insurance options
  • Service bonus plan
  • Holiday pay plan
  • Weekly electronic pay options
  • Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills
  • Outstanding online employee community

Corporate discounts

  • Transportation Spending Accounts
  • Offered and coordinated by Enroll VB. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.


Why Kelly®?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

Posting ID: 627208582Posted: 2021-06-13Job Title: Senior Product Development Engineer