Senior Engineer - Technology Development

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Date: Jun 18, 2024

Location: Fridley – Minnesota, US, 55421

Company: Heraeus

Senior Engineer - Technology Development
Location Fridley – Minnesota
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and cutting-edge technologies to create products used all over the world with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Medevio

Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medevio, we bring lifesaving and life-changing medical devices to market through partnerships with medical device manufacturing companies. Backed by Heraeus Group, we are committed to the growth of our teams and organization by providing an open space for open minds.

To reach our vision of improving 100 million lives every year, we foster a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, growth, and the opportunity to try new things. With sites in the United States, European Union, and Asia, and over 2,200 employees worldwide, together, we will meet tomorrow's challenges today.


The primary responsibility of this position is to take the technical lead in cross-functional development teams to complete all tasks necessary to effectively plan, execute, control, and complete Technology development projects. The Sr. Engineer must effectively collaborate in cross functional teams, prioritize activities, manage risks and communicate appropriately to stakeholders in order to meet technical and project objectives.

The following challenges await you:

  • Turn ideas and early-stage technical concepts into development projects. Collaborate with relevant internal team members, sponsors, and stakeholders as well as customers to create and align technical execution plan and deliverables.
  • Lead activities for concept generation with strong technical problem-solving skills
  • Lead and execute work project-related activities needed to achieve technical project objectives, with a strong understanding of resources, skills, and timing.
  • Anticipate, assess, and mitigate technical project risks and provide visibility to cross-functional leadership clearly and concisely.
  • Lead customer interaction on technical deliverables comfortably and confidently
  • Communicate complex information concisely and clearly to all levels of collaborators, including customers, team members, and others
  • Facilitate and make technical decisions on projects (i.e. vendor selection, critical to quality on the design, concept selection, etc.)
  • Mentor engineers on the team throughout project execution to conduct engineering analysis on material, designs, concepts, and the associated research
  • Establish strong ownership of all project reporting/communication and governance requirements, internally and externally, at peer and executive levels (e.g. project status, resource planning, KPIs)
  • Establish strong ownership of the full project life cycle, driving successful results through leadership from initiation to deployment and closure of the project
  • Other duties may be assigned

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree helpful
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification helpful
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience required
  • Proficient with new technology development; understands relevant technologies (Materials, manufacturing processes, test methods) to lead discussions with project team, stakeholders, and customers
  • Able to communicate complex technical concepts to broad audiences
  • Consistently demonstrates creativity in applying engineering principles to solve complex problems
  • Able to make data driven decisions utilizing statistical tools such as DOE, tolerance stack-up analysis, or Minitab
  • Strong independent problem-solving skills and actively works to coach others in this area
  • Capable of creating a plan to solve complex technical problems and lead others to resolution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate complex technical topics to customers
  • Has established cross-functional relationships and is able to influence to drive results
  • Clearly communicates need for continuous improvement and champions change within the organization
  • Expert level knowledge and application of project management tools, processes, and best practices using multiple project management methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse group of project stakeholders including customers, executives, peers, managers, and other subject matter experts
  • Proven competence in completing projects according to established scope, budget, and timelines
  • Extensive experience in risk assessment and mitigation activities

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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