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R&D Engineers are responsible for improving technologies provided by a company in order to strengthen its position on the marketplace. Typical resume samples for R&D Engineers mention duties such as performing research, developing innovations, travelling to meet customers, networking with stakeholders, and completing research and development projects in time. Based on our collection of resume examples, these experts should demonstrate strategic planning, analytical thinking, creativity, self-motivation, and enthusiasm. Eligible candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in discipline related to their field of research.

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Staff R&d Engineer/process Group Leader

Develop and design biosensors and manufacturing processes from concept and proof of principles to specifications and implementation. Coordinate with internal or external engineering teams on new process and equipment design, scale-up, capability improvement and validation. Lead teams in solving key technical issues using structured problem solving techniques. Supervise prototyping processes that include reagent formulation, deposition, coating, drying, laser processing, lamination, sensor blistering and assembly. Inspire and develop direct reports on career advancement.

  • Led a multinational team and solved two critical issues, thus preventing project delay and awarded "Special Recognition Award for Overcoming Complexity".
  • Led a cross functional engineering team in the design and implementation of a precision temperature control system. Earned a "Special Recognition Award for Delivering Results".
  • Organized reagent development and process optimization trials on two multi-million dollar lines that were built from concept and equipped with various laser stations and advanced vision and motion control systems. Modified a laser cutting process to dramatically reduce smoke contamination.
  • Selected sensor materials of adhesives and polymer films through vigorous testing on reagent compatibility and stability.
  • Led a sensor excision from foil blister study resulting in a greatly reduced excision failure rate.
  • Collaborated with other R&D sites in areas of continuous glucose monitoring and hemoglobin A1C and created several intellectual properties.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
MS
Master of Science
MS
Chemical Engineering
2

R&d Engineer

Developed products for inkjet and screen printing applications for display and PV applications

  • Provided process development and applications support for screen printable dopants
  • Optimized tube furnace diffusion operations and improved furnace variability from >20% stdev to within 5% stdev.
  • Collaborated very closely with a customer to develop an inkjet printable material for PV and improved cell efficiency from 19% to a target of 23% efficiency
  • Performed electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties analysis for semiconductor and display applications, using optical thin film analysis such as Thermawave Opti-Probe, Woollam Ellipsometer, and n&k analyzer, MTS nano-indenter for hardness and modulus analysis
  • Worked with international cross functional team, travelled to China for training to transfer a product to production and developed a QC process for a new product
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Chemical Engineering
3

R&d Engineer

A world leader in supplying the auto industry and others with die cast lead components. Significant team member in supporting and developing a lead die casting operation for a Chinese manufacturing plant.

  • Successfully identified process improvements that increased production uptime, improved product quality, and reduced intensive inspection process.
  • Development of products and machine components; working from initial concept and design to production phase, machining, prototyping, testing and release.
  • CAD work with Pro E to design components and tooling. Worked closely with fabrication department.
  • Authored peer reviewed process controls documentation and test procedures.
  • Use of MAGMA flow simulation software to analyze casting processes and improve tooling design and part quality.
  • Conducted Design of Experiments
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Automotive Engineering Technology
4

R&d Engineer

Served as researcher and developer of second generation of shallow HYDROPAD seal, a non-contacting mechanical seal for aircraft engine, compressor, starter, and gearbox. Raised shallow HYDROPAD seal design methodology. Produced second generation of seal with excellent performances in high-altitude condition. Increased revenue from $14,000,000 to $21,000,000.

  • Oversaw computational fluid dynamics and experimental investigation on mechanical face seal. Developed mathematical model to predict seal performance in pressure conditions.
  • Tested validation of theoretical prediction of seal performance. Acted as project engineer, overseeing mechanical design of seal, seal manufacturing, and testing.
  • Performed finite element analysis of seal, including strength, fatigue, vibration, and deformation analysis.
  • Conducted thermal analysis of contacting face seals, including heat transfer and heat convection calculation.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Civil Engineering
5

Sr. R&d Engineer

Responsible for bringing surgical urology products from concept to market. Developed prototypes, solicited
physicians feedback, developed/validated test methods, specification, performed risk analysis. Developed
manufacturing strategy utilizing internal and external capabilities.

  • Delivered 2 shaped mesh products to 510(k) and a sling and a surgical tool to design verifications.
  • Led development of #1 site project, Digitex suturing tool, to redefine existing pelvic floor market.
  • Overhauled plant's test development practices. Implemented new technologies. Led a 4 member team to develop/validate 50+ test methods for existing and new projects. Trained team on best practices.
  • Performed competitive analysis on mesh and surgical tools products of AMS, BSC, Gynecare and Bard to determine market positioning strategy.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MS
Master of Science
Project Management
6

R&d Engineer

Developed and performed testing for surgical instruments used in neurosurgery for the removal of brain tumors such as meningiomas and glioblastomas

  • Designed fixture for the evaluation of dynamic seals in the presence of irrigation and aspiration at high speeds
  • Created low-cost and modular clone of complex handpiece that utilized consumable standard parts to be used in testing that did not require actual finished product
  • Devised original tissue model that mirrors tumors more sufficiently than standard biomedical simulations
  • Assisted with Design for Manufacturing Analysis on assembly with 20+ parts and high tolerance requirements
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Dynamics And Controls
7

R&d Engineer

Operated in the life cycle of projects' "research & data analysis", "design & layout", then "test & validation".
Layout of process technology test chip. Path finding advance discrete devices and process monitors.
Automated parametric testers to support silicon data collection and validation. Primary Etest developer,
Etest data collector, and then provided routine data summaries by using RS1 statistical analysis tool and
MS Excel.

  • Contributed multiple process generations of device characterization and development analysis.
  • Directed the delivery of six silicon process generations of test chip layout designs and silicon test
  • Led the Integration and automation of HP4062UX semiconductor parametric tester coupled with
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
AS
Electronics Engineering Technology
BS
Information Systems Management
8

R&d Engineer

Developed peripheral vascular surgical devices including valvulotomes, shunts, and balloon catheters

  • Managed projects through all stages of product development from initial conception to product release
  • Coordinated a project team made up of members of Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Marketing and Regulatory groups.
  • Designed devices from the component level ensuring all project outputs were met.
  • Developed and maintained Design History Files (DHF) for various projects. DHF includes product design specification, engineering drawings, product and process validations, packaging and shelf live validations.
  • Developed and validated new processes for manufacturing including pulse arc welding, laser welding, resistive welding, metal forming, pad printing, and injection molded. Development includes design of fixtures to allow operators to manufacture product easily and consistently.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
9

SENIOR R&d ENGINEER

  • Co-invented nano-embossing based NanoEncryption(TM) technology; graded as the most sophisticated anti-counterfeiting solution by major organizations. Applications in various industries, primarily pharmaceuticals.
  • Optimized and tailored organization's technology to meet requirements from potential clients. Activities led to securing development contracts with pharmaceutical companies totaling $1.75 MM.
  • Organized DOE based studies to explore and identify critical process parameters for nanoencryption process.
  • Evaluated and shortlisted various thin film techniques to address incompatible surface interactions during nanoencryption of film coated tablets.
  • Transformed technicians recruited from different industries into skilled and valuable employees.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
MS
Chemical Engineering
10

R&d Engineer

Worked on many aspects of starting up a new Pilot Reactor including pressure testing, equipment calibration, and operator training.

  • Manage a group of operators each shift to complete daily production tasks.
  • Work on all aspects of production for the Pilot Reactor from start to finish including recipe design, charging the reactor, running, troubleshooting, and delivery to the customer.
  • Conducted much of the research for a high priority project and facilitated multiple runs in the reactor as well as particle growth outside of the reactor.
  • Successfully scaled up two new products through the Pilot Reactor into Production for large orders.
  • Work on projects concerning the Pilot Reactor including installing regulators for increased charge accuracy, modifying charge line piping, and integrating corrected heat transfer into the logic controller.
  • Member of plant Safety Committee, meeting monthly to review procedures and correct safety concerns brought up by plant personnel.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Polymer Science
BS
Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering

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