Position: Sr. Development Engineer I
Location: Warsaw, IN
Duration: 12+ Months
Pay Rate: D.O.E
Requisition #: EXT806617

Job Summary

Responsible for the design, development, and processing of implants and instruments. Work is expected to encompass both the development of new products and maintenance of existing products. Position will lead small scope project as a project leader or portions of larger scope project as a core team member. Position may be required to provide on-the-job training to new engineers.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads the development of new products and manufacturing processes. Identifies all tasks required to complete project assignments according to Design Control procedures. Prepares work plans outlining estimated manpower requirements and development costs. Recommends project budget and schedule to carry out programs on a timely basis.
  • Designs for manufacturability, inspect ability and optimum cost
  • Participates in root cause analysis for problem solving
  • Contributes to generation of a comprehensive protocol for testing/analyzing the product
  • Coordinating product evaluation with surgeon
  • Prepares definitive new product specifications or modifies existing specifications
  • Generates or updates design assurance documentation for the product
  • Completes stress analysis on new or existing designs
  • Generates and/or manages the creation of prototype models to evaluate new design concepts

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the “essential functions” for purposes of the ADA.

Areas of Competence

  • Full working knowledge of and moderate level of experience with new product development
  • Demonstrated ability to methodically investigate, determine appropriate solution and resolve problems using current technology
  • Ability to develop project schedule and assess cross functional team’s progress on assignments relative to project schedule
  • Ability to process customer complaints, engineering changes and nonconforming product, and make recommendations based upon business principles
  • Professional, concise, tactful and sensitive in communications. Accomplishes objectives when communicating with internal personnel, and external customers and vendors.
  • Demonstrated good written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of drafting standards and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Assures preproduction quality requirements are met
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Project

Education/ Experience Requirements

  • Minimum B.S. degree from an ABET accredited school (or global equivalent) in one of the following engineering disciplines, as well as a minimum of 3-5 years of experience: Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Bioengineering Technology, Aerospace Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering.
  • Medical device, particularly Orthopaedic industry, experience preferred.

If you are interested in this position please contact the below person:

Alex Brown
Email: abrown@externetworks.com
Desk Phone: 908-751-0659