Principal Engineer

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
  • Category
    Engineering - Bio-Medical

Adecco is currently hiring a Principal Engineer for our Medical Manufacturing client in Ottawa West. This is a 1-year contract opportunity offering full time hours, Monday-Friday. Hourly rate of pay will be determined based on level of experience. A completion bonus of $3,000 will be offered at the end of the 1 year contract. Our client will provide sufficient relocation time for this role. 

Minimum 6 years of experience required to be considered for this Principal Engineer position.

Our client is a diversified health care innovator with a legacy of pioneering work in medical diagnostics and devices. They are dedicated to advancing innovative with-patient diagnostic technology to improve patient care and system efficiency by fundamentally changing the way health care professionals process patients through their system.  

Principal Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Apply scientific knowledge, engineering knowledge, mathematics and ingenuity to complete moderately complex assignments with little or no supervision.
  • Independently, or lead a project team to, identify, plan and conduct medium-size projects requiring a combination of conventional and custom, risk-managed execution plans, investigations and/or equipment; manages multiple, often concurrent projects.
  • Lead complex technical projects with inter-coordinating elements where problem resolution may involve the application of new methods and/or approaches and may require consideration of impact with other system components and/or users.
  • Lead and/or participate on cross-functional teams to support organizational goals.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) or independent technical expert (ITE) on a subset or select subsets of a project’s technical matters; may interface with external firms or agencies.
  • Responsible for completing documentation in a timely manner and in accordance with business standards.
  • Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining effectiveness of Quality System.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.
  • Principal Engineer Requirements:

  • BSc, BEng, or related discipline required.
  • MSc, or MEng preferred.
  • Minimum 6-10 years direct or equivalent experience.
  • Experience or exposure to a manufacturing environment is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma concepts is an asset.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS-Office.
  • Strong technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Ability or aptitude to work on problems that are complex in scope where analysis of situations or data involves multiple competing factors.
  • Ability to work independently and in groups, ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills; critical-thinking skills.
  • Ability or aptitude to use various types of databases and other computer software.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability or aptitude to provide solutions and contingency plans through the comprehensive review of alternatives.
  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge, understanding or skills and willingness to learn.
  • To be considered for the Principal Engineer contract, please click on Apply Now!



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