Sr. R&D Engineer

Canon Recruiting Group - Valencia, CA

POSITION: Sr. R&D Engineer

FULLTIME: 12-month project assignment

LOCATION: Valencia, CA (Hybrid)

SCHEDULE: 8am-4:30pm

PAY RANGE: $55-$65/HR
(Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. Base pay information is based on market location.)

• Provides engineering support for integration activities for an acquisition.
• This position is a contract role, expected to complete by the end of July 2025.
• Provides oversight of the design, quality, manufacturing, and project related activities.
• Coordinates with internal functions and external suppliers to identify and execute projects.
• Applies project management and problem solving skills to manage multiple activities concurrently. Develops products, materials, processes, or equipment for projects of moderate complexity. Under limited supervision/guidance, compiles, analyzes, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified products, processes, and materials.
• 5 - 15% domestic travel possible

Your responsibilities include:
• Ensuring all Design Controls aspects of an acquisition are remediated through:
o Developing new requirements, sourcing new requirements, creating and validating new test methods, creating new risk documentation, and performing all applicable testing
• Supporting manufacturing moves from one vendor to another.
• Supporting project work for EUMDR approval.
• Maintains product safety, quality, and compliance of all products.
• Trained in all aspects of change management (DCA, SCIA, SCAR, and PLCP).
• Supports any applicable R&D projects planning and activities.
• Understands and complies with all the regulations governing the quality system.
• Supports additional activities required by the business.

What we’re looking for:
• 2+ years working with design controls.
• 2+ year project leader/manager experience.
• 2+ years working within FDA Quality System Regulations and ISO 13485.
• Experience with assessing quality and compliance impact on products for design and process changes.
• Experience with design verification and validations activities.
• Experience with Test Method development.
• Experience in troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
• Self-motivated individual that can work independently.
• Working knowledge of MiniTab and SolidWorks.
• Good writing (assessments, protocols, reports, and email) and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
• Has led 4+ projects to drive product design changes or process changes preferred.
• 3+ years Electro/Mechanical experience.
• Has participated in 4+ new product development projects, related product transfer and scale-up activities preferred.
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes including; silicone molding, laser welding, resistance welding, small part assembly, cleanroom operations, vision inspection systems, soldering, electronic component assembly, electrical testing and packaging.
• SAP and Windchill experience is a plus.
• Human Factors / Usability experience is a plus.

Quality Systems Duties and Responsibilities:
Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.

5 - 8 Years with BS, 3 - 6 Years with MS, 0 - 3 Years with PhD


  • May on occasion be exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels, such as from office equipment.
  • The ability to lift up to 30lbs
  • Use of computers and technology


Here at Canon Recruiting, People are our priority, and we are committed to Include Diversity in every segment of who we are. It is only through our Diversity, we are made a stronger organization, and increase our ability to provide top tier candidates that our clients have come to know Canon for. We have an inclusive environment all employees are celebrated for their unique differences. The different perspectives and experiences of our workforce give us the competitive advantage that is essential for success in an ever-changing market. By promoting inclusion with the same enthusiasm, we devote to quality and competency, and using the experience from a diverse assortment of backgrounds and experiences, Canon is able to improve the services and value we deliver to clients, employees, and customers. At Canon, Diversification and Inclusiveness are much more than a corporate ambition; they are a critical component in our daily corporate life.

Canon Recruiting is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Canon Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

The pay range for this position is listed above. Base pay information is based on market location.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Our range of benefits may include health care and 401(k) savings plans.
For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please email our HR team.

Posted On: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

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