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R&D Development Engineer
Ref No.: 18-09545
Location: Plymouth, Minnesota
Start Date / End Date: 09/04/2018 to 09/03/2020
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.

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.