is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today. Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world. We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability.
We employ experts from top programs at over 500 universities and from a variety of industries. We are expanding and are excited about your interest in joining our team!
We are currently seeking a Manager in our Practice in Chicago, IL. In this role you will work as part of a team in a stimulating and challenging work environment with significant opportunities for professional growth.
Your responsibilities will include:
Managing and executing complex projects in support of our clients
Actively participating and providing leadership in our Biomedical Engineering Practice
Actively marketing the Practice's technical capabilities to clients and the scientific community
Participating in complex technical projects in medical devices, pharma, and biologics in support of our clients as part of multidisciplinary teams
Developing additional expertise, gaining additional industry exposure, and establishing a new and expanded client base through our unique technical consulting services
Expanding your own expertise through peer-reviewed publications and developing the careers of support staff
You will have the following background and qualifications:
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field
At least 5 years of related professional experience, including experience with quality systems in the life sciences industry. Experience with medical device regulatory requirements preferred.
Product development and launch experience in medical devices/life sciences preferred
Ability to form and operate within cross-functional teams that cross company boundaries required
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in order to effectively communicate highly technical issues to a non-technical audience while possessing the technical depth to collaborate with legal/regulatory/medical teams and interact with regulatory bodies
Demonstrated capabilities and skillset in failure analysis, late stage product development, technical firefighting
A recognized expert in your field with a strong patent or publication history
The ability to attract projects and continuously expand your business volume to support full-time staff and the skills needed to manage, develop, and promote a group of highly motivated professionals
Established client relationships and a thriving consulting business is highly desirable; individuals with strong potential for business development through institutional support and resources will also be considered
We value and encourage diversity and inclusivity across all facets of our firm. Having a team built of people with different backgrounds, skills and perspectives allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment.
Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.
Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.
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