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Device Engineering Lead

Company: Altria
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:Want to coordinate the implementation of device designs from product definition through alpha, beta, and production until the manufacturing and performance of the product meets established expectations for a Fortune 200 Company with some of the most iconic brands? If you have bachelor's degree in Engineering along with eight plus years product development/engineering/manufacturing quality roles, we want to speak with you! We are currently looking for a Device Engineering Lead on our Design Engineering & Prototyping team in Richmond, VA. The role is responsible for guiding the design of overall product architecture, subassemblies and/or components to meet specification and cost targets. This lead would build and manage engineering documentation and ultimately transfer the designs to CMO's for commercialization. Documentation includes requirements, product specs, testing plans.

What you will be doing:

  • Designing and developing electro-mechanical devices compliant to marketing/customer requirements; identifying and developing design improvements to existing products that improve capability and / or improve product performance and manufacturability.
  • Leading and guiding engineers in the design, analysis, and development of new technology platforms and products; ensuring lean, collaborative and effective teamwork.
  • Contributing to new product development processes, analysis, and standards that capture product best practices and lessons learned, improve product capability and robustness, and ensure compliance to industry and regulatory standards.
  • Developing and maintaining strategic relationships with external sources and internal partners, including commercialization and manufacturing.
  • Establishing and managing an intellectual property strategy to protect strategic areas.
  • Handling quality system documentation related to CMOs quality.
    We want you to have:

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required. Advanced degree or certification in a relevant subject area preferred.
    • 8+ years of experience in product development/engineering/manufacturing quality roles.
    • Consumer electronics experience preferred; medical device experience a plus.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead, coordinate and influence a multi-functional group of professionals without direct authority.
    • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills are required. Must have the ability to deliver effective formal presentations to senior management.
    • Some international travel required.Company Overview: Altria has a leading portfolio of tobacco products for U.S. tobacco consumers age 21+. Altria's Vision through 2030 is to responsibly lead the transition of adult smokers to a non-combustible future. Altria is Moving Beyond Smoking---, leading the way in moving adult smokers away from cigarettes by taking action to transition millions to potentially less harmful choices - believing it is a substantial opportunity for adult tobacco consumers, Altria's businesses and society. Altria's wholly owned subsidiaries include the most profitable tobacco companies in their categories: Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC (USSTC), and John Middleton Co. (Middleton). Altria's smoke-free portfolio includes Helix Innovations LLC (Helix), the maker of on! oral nicotine pouches, exclusive U.S. commercialization rights to the IQOS Tobacco Heating System-- and Marlboro HeatSticks--, and an equity investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. (JUUL). Altria complements its tobacco portfolio with ownership of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (Ste. Michelle) and equity investments in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (ABI), the world's largest brewer, and Cronos Group Inc. (Cronos), a leading Canadian cannabinoid company. At Altria, we celebrate the power of diverse teams working together to shape our future. We are inspired to bring our best because our unique strengths are valued. We believe our personal success and progress should be guided by Our Cultural Aspiration, a new articulation of what we value and who we aspire to be, collectively. Our Cultural Aspiration respects and complements individual identity, embracing each other's unique strengths, welcoming newcomers and developing the best, most inclusive and diverse teams. Join us as we work together to shape a better future for adult tobacco consumers, our employees, and our shareholders. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. Learn more about Altria at and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

Keywords: Altria, Richmond , Device Engineering Lead, Engineering , Richmond, Virginia

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