Project Leader - Engineering Prototypes

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita



Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description

As a Project Leader in the Pilot Metals Development department, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

  • Lead and supervise R&D component construction according to instructions and engineering drawings
  • Support all first article inspections
  • Understanding of machining
  • Knowledge of inspection policies and instructions
  • Develop routing sheets and accompanying documentation
  • Maintain open communication with coworkers, management, engineering and quality control inspectors

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Possess technical and hands-on approach to solve issues
  • 5+ years of experience relating to machining
  • Certificate from technical training institute or college in machining


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental and vision coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with discretionary employer match
  • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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