Director, Mechanical Engineering - Fremont, CA | Biospace
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Director, Mechanical Engineering

Zosano Pharma, Inc.

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Location:
Fremont, CA
Posted Date:
9/8/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
2017-15
Salary:
Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Director, Engineering,

Job Description


Purpose of Position & Description of Duties:

•   Serve as technical leader for Zosano drug delivery technology development, manufacturing, scale-up, and package for commercial release.
•   Build the device engineering team.
•   Develop a long term vision and a technology roadmap for the development of drug delivery platforms at Zosano. Provide expert advice on delivery systems technology and business strategy.
•   Select, leverage capabilities and effectively manage multiple outside vendors.
•   Select research problems to further the organization's objectives. Conceive and plan investigations of broad areas of considerable novelty and importance for which engineering precedents are lacking in areas critical to the overall engineering program.
•   Define and implement efficient, compliant Design Control processes for Zosano delivery systems.  Plan, organize, and conduct delivery system device design reviews.
•   Lead device engineering projects associated with new product development, from concept design through commercialization.
•   Develop, propose, and implement / support projects to continuously improve the reliability and cost of Zosano drug delivery platforms and associated manufacturing processes.
•   Support Manufacturing & Supply Chain function in establishing sourcing for R&D prototype, cGMP clinical, and commercial components and devices.
•   Support business development initiatives by participating as the technical leader during interactions and due diligence with prospective pharmaceutical or biotech licensing partners.

Requirements


Position Requirements:

Education:  Master’s Degree in Engineering

Experience:  Minimum 10 years’ experience in pharmaceutical or medical device industry. Minimum 5 years in a management role.