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Director, X-Ray Engineering

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Location: Los Angeles, CA

Purpose of Role:
Within the scope of this position includes the responsibility for directing the development of unique x-ray source products based on the triboelectric charging principle and integrating these x-ray sources into handheld and benchtop industrial and medical devices. Also included is responsibility for the full life cycle of the x-ray source products including sustaining engineering of devices in production. Additionally, through design control apply and instill into the team stage gate development principles such as design verification, validation, human elements and risk management. Create an organization that is built on statistics and data driven decision making. As an organizational leader this position requires application of company safety and quality policies and procedures, assisting as a staff consultant on technical issues and the identification and protection of intellectual property related to the x-ray source and overall system design. Support of regulatory submission, QA and ISO registration activities is also required. Requirements of the Position: A minimum of a BS degree in Physics, Engineering or other relevant disciplines, an MS degree a plus, with a minimum of 7 years in leadership of technical teams with demonstrated program deliverables. Leadership experience with relevant areas such as mechanical engineering, materials science or high voltage design is required. Understanding of theoretical and practical fundamentals of electron tube design, development and production is desirable. Working knowledge of power tubes such as klystrons, magnetrons or x-ray tubes is a plus. Proven skills in all aspects of product development through commercial production with demonstrated individual accomplishments. Proven competency with program management, project planning and clear execution to budget and schedule. Knowledge of design control fundamentals, stage gate phase development and experience in creating verification and validation documentation and executing protocols. A working knowledge of quality systems and applicable regulatory concerns related to x-ray generating devices. Demonstrated ability to lead and manage in a cross-functional technical team environment while independently executing complex tasks, providing clear direction and communicating detailed recommendations and results. Ability to resolve conflict and enhance collaboration amongst program stakeholders. Demonstrated skills in multiple component integration with internal and vendor sourced piece parts and sub-assemblies. Proven competency with program management, project planning and clear execution to timing and schedule. Qualified candidates please reply to: Cindy Johnson cjohnson@chozeninc.com tel: 925-577-8135


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E-mail: cjohnson@chozeninc.com

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Chozen, Inc. 21001 San Ramon Valley Blvd., Suite A4-147, San Ramon, CA 94583  T: 925.242.1010 F: 925.886.8600