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Principal Engineer - South Jordan, UT

Company: Merit Medical
Location: Riverton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSUMMARYOF DUTIESIncumbents in this position are widely recognized for their achievements, technical expertise, and meritorious standing within their professional field. Develops and applies advanced theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced technical problems on the forefront of new technologies. Plans, conducts, and technically directs projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects. Direct experience with ePTFE Product/process development preferred.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS PERFORMEDDevelops and applies advanced theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced technical problems on the forefront of new technologies.Plans, conducts, and technically directs projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.Direct experience with ePTFE Product/process development preferred.Conducts complete and conceptually related studies to approach technical problems, whereas the problems are difficult to define, require unconventional or novel approaches, and require sophisticated research techniques.Performs technical work where available guides and precedents contain critical gaps, are only partially related to the problem, or may be largely lacking due to the novel character of the project.Generally contributes inventions, new designs, or techniques which are of material significance in the solution of specific problems.As a staff technical specialist, keeps abreast of new scientific methods and developments affecting the organization for the purpose of recommending changes in emphasis of programs or new design programs warranted by such developments.Plans, organizes, and supervises the work of engineers or technicians and may be assisted on various engineering projects.May provide input and direction to management on various issues.Works on special projects, writes ECN's, and creates prototypes.Review existing patents to determine infringement status as well as generate new IP during the course of development projects.Performs other related duties and tasks as required.ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDSLifting -- Not to exceed 50 lbs. -- local practice may apply.WritingSittingStandingBendingVisionColor perceptionDepth perceptionReadingField of vision/peripheralFine motor skillsNoiseChemical vaporsSUMMARYOF MINIMUMQUALIFICATIONSEducation and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or technical field related to the department of assignment or industry with fifteen (15) years previous related experience, a Master's Degree with nine years previous related experience, or a Ph.D with seven years previous related experience. Merit experience highly preferred.Primary designer for product lines resulting in significant revenue and intellectual property (multiple patents) for Merit.Ability to independently apply analytical skills, complex scientific technical principles, and detailed knowledge in solving engineering problems and developing new products, techniques, or designs.Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs.Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member.Working knowledge of United States and international standards as applicable to the PETENCIESScientific researchScientific problem solvingInventions/new designs/techniquesWork/project supervisionSpecial projects/ECN's/ prototype creationDesign software such as OrCAD/Multism/SolidWorks/ProENGINEERDirect experience with ePTFE Product/process development preferred.Merit Medical Systems, Inc., an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, is a dynamic, progressive and innovative company with a strong global presence. Our culture is highly energetic, family friendly, values its employees, and promotes them as standard business practice. Merit currently has an opening at its corporate headquarters in South Jordan, Utah in our Operational Systems Department. Excellent compensation and benefits packages will be offered to the right PANY HISTORYMerit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ, MMSI) was founded in 1987 by Fred P. Lampropoulos. Merit develops, manufactures and markets single-use medical devices primarily for diagnosing and treating cardiovascular and vascular disease. Merit has been successful in introducing and marketing innovative, high-quality products through its expertise in new product design and its capabilities in injection and insert molding of plastics; the application of its proprietary electronic and sensor-based technologies; and wire, extrusion and catheter technologies. The Company is utilizing its competitive advantages and technologies to develop and offer products that address a wide range of needs related to cardiology and radiology procedures performed in hospitals. Sales are made primarily to U.S. hospitals through a direct sales force. The Company markets its products in over 60 countries worldwide, utilizing a direct sales force in Europe, and distributors for the remainder of the world.MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.1600 West Merit Parkway South Jordan, UT 84095#LI-TJ1Why Merit?At Merit Medical, our mission is to create innovative medical devices that improve lives. Our goal is to hire and develop people who want to build something special through hard work, team effort, and commitment. Together, we are making a difference in the lives of patients around the world.As an eligible Merit employee, you can expect the following:Multiple Shifts and Hours to choose from: Days, Swing (Eve), and NightsMedical/Dental & Other Insurances (eligible the first of month after 30 days)Low Cost Onsite Medical ClinicTwo (2) Onsite CafeteriasEmployee Garden | Gardening Classes3 Weeks' Vacation | 1 Week Sick-Time | Paid Holidays401K | Health Savings AccountTo see more on our culture, go to .Follow Us:Day in the Life:SDL2017

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