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New Product Development Engineering Director, Medical Devices

Date: Jan 30, 2023

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 108757 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: Minnesota 
City:  Maple Grove 

Reporting to the VP of ATS Engineering Services, the core function of the role is to stand up, grow and lead a global engineering services team as an integral part of a global network. In addition, the successful candidate will provide technical expertise on all aspects of developed products throughout the product life cycle. The position is based in Maple Grove, Minnesota co-located with the Manufacturing team. The ideal candidate has a strong engineering background in Embedded Systems design with proven experience developing Class II medical electrical devices from ideation to market release and multiple years of experience leading and managing innovative engineering teams.
Key Responsibilities

  • Interacts with Customers and Sales to provide proposals and engineering services quotes.
  • Leads Project Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Software teams to execute product development services and provide manufacturing the required drawings, schematics, and specifications to manufacture and support the team output.
  • Directs and coordinates the engineering work within their team to ensure that equipment design is delivered as per customer specification within the planned cost and timeline.
  • Manages the P&L of the engineering team, plans all resources (people, tools, time) to meet the project margin expectations while delivering to customer requirements.
  • Manages performance, hiring, and training of the team members
  • Ensures that the skill composition of the team meets the requirements of the current and future business
  • Prepares department budgets and accountable for the fulfillment of the financial plans

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • 10+ years work experience in product design for the Medical Electrical Device market
  • Knowledge of embedded systems, mechatronics and robotics is an advantage
  • Strong leadership skills, at least 8 years of experience in people / performance management
  • Good understanding of financial and accounting standards and practices relevant for engineering projects and P&L management
  • Experience in starting up and growing new product development teams supporting Medical Devices and products
  • BS Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • Advanced Degree preferred
  • Design for Six Sigma Belt is an advantage
  • Proven experience developing Class II medical devices from ideation to market release


AbelConn is a US ITAR facility – Applicants must be US persons or permanent legal residents.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud.

Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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