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MDR - R-D Engineer
Ref No.: 18-19453
Location: Plymouth, Minnesota

Top skills manager would look for:

1. Recent grad with good educational background in mechanical, bio medical, materials or chemical engineering. Internship with reputable company.

2. 2 to 3 years of experience in medical device field/product develop or manufacturing engineer.

The R&D Development Engineer will perform design and development activities on medical device/equipment products. Key responsibilities include conducting product testing and analysis on existing products. You will work in a Sustaining Engineering role.


What is the work you will be doing?

• Design and redesign medium to high complexity medical devices and subsystems.
• Prepare full documentation in accordance with relevant internal SOPs and Design Control.
• Participate in pre-clinical in vivo labs, observing cases in hospitals and through planned and unplanned customer interactions.
• Write engineering reports and creates presentations as required to document and communicate results.
• Prepare reports, presentations and spreadsheets of an analytical and interpretative nature.
• Institute design changes based on internal and external customer feedback.
• Collaborate with peers to manage the development of appropriate testing to verify product meets internal and external customer requirements.
• Contribute to the completion of specific programs and projects.
• Contribute inventions, new designs and techniques regarded as advances in the medical and technical/scientific community.
• Use advanced techniques to anticipate, identify and develop solutions or alternatives to a variety of common and uncommon problems having a range of complexity.
• May provide training and guidance to less experienced team members.
• Adhere to safety policy procedures.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, scientific, or technical discipline
  • 3+ years of Engineering experience
  • 2+ years of Medical device experience
  • Thorough understanding of medical device industry and competitor products. Working knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Thorough understanding of clinical and regulatory pathways, IP and internal processes.
  • Takes initiative in keeping current with technology developments in specialized area.
  • In depth knowledge and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in related field of expertise to develop innovative approaches to work.
  • In-depth clinical knowledge for uses of product.
  • In-depth knowledge of anatomy relative to surgical procedures for specific products.
  • Effectively communicates and works cooperatively with others as part of a team. Shares information, status, needs, and issues with others in order to inform, gain input, and support decision-making.
  • Knowledge of and ability to design reliable and innovative mechanical systems and mechanisms for consumer products.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of kinematic and stress analysis of mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and surgical procedures and instrumentation.