North Chicago, Illinois

14 days ago

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North Chicago, Illinois

14 days ago

Job Description

Title: Engineer
Location: North Chicago, IL 60064 (Hybrid based on workload)
Duration: 12 Months (
Potential temp to hire)

The Contractor Engineer Combination Products works under technical supervision on project teams in support of combination products and medical devices. Activities include contributing to product design documentation and conducting laboratory studies of product performance in support of product development, manufacturing transfers and investigations, supplier driven design changes, and product enhancements. Products are intended for drug delivery and include plastic disposable and implantable products, injection devices, and electromechanical devices with integrated software. Work is conducted in compliance with device design controls (FDA 21CFR820.30 and/or ISO 13485) as applicable. In addition, the position will have responsibility for developing product knowledge through initiatives involving understanding of existing on-market competitive products, materials research and computer simulations.

Primary Function / Primary Goals / Objectives:
• Conduct independent laboratory work and data analysis with emphasis on mechanical testing
• Perform documentation analysis and prepare technical transfer documentation
• Create technical documentation for products in development
• Prepare design change documentation for existing products
• Design, develop and build experiment fixtures/jigs via engagement with vendors
• Troubleshoot experiments and instrumentation
• Learn and understand new experimental techniques
• Demonstrate skill in multiple techniques and modify protocols as required
• Place data in proper scientific context by consulting and citing relevant literature
• Demonstrate technical proficiency in medical device performance characterization
• Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, medical device design controls and GxP compliance.

Major Responsibilities:
Level of Expertise:

• Proficient in technical transfers and design control principles for medical devices
• Proficient with documentation management systems
• Proficient with CAD, design principles, GDT and data management systems
• Proficient working in a laboratory environment with a focus on mechanical testing
• Experienced in rapid prototyping technologies and equipment
• Able to work in a regulated environment
• Familiar with lab environment, safety practices and Electronic Notebook handling.
• Familiar with tool room environment, metrology and CMM principles
• Applies basic computer skills in support of data analysis
• Applies technical writing skills to produce technical protocols, reports, and other documents

Level of Leadership Activities:
• Works under direction of senior staff
• Summarizes and presents results of projects to project teams
• Able to train other staff members on experiment methods, protocol procedures, manufacturing and prototyping techniques
• Independently executes laboratory studies and proposes improvements to laboratory capabilities and processes

Level of Interpersonal Skill:
• Works in team environment
• Collaborates with others on design and data analysis
• Able to present work to small groups

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education in Biomedical, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or related field with 5+ years of experience
• Master’s Degree or equivalent education in Biomedical. Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or related field with 3+ years of experience 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $52.00/hr.