Research and Development Engineer

Terumo Aortic

Posted on: November 23, 2021

Closing: December 23, 2021

Salary: Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description

At Terumo Aortic, our mission is to transform the treatment of aortic disease worldwide. With our comprehensive portfolio of surgical, endovascular and hybrid technologies, we enable physicians to find the right fit for each patient anatomy.

The company has over 1,250 associates around the world with manufacturing facilities in Glasgow, Scotland and Sunrise, Florida.

Terumo Aortic is focused on the continuing development of new and innovative products driving the growth of the business globally. Associates are part of a stimulating and exciting environment in which they can develop their skills and achieve career goals. Working for the company, each associate’s role contributes greatly to helping to save or improve the lives of patients in over 100 countries worldwide.

Position Summary

Performs new product development activities, product evaluation and testing, process development, test fixture development and verification/validation protocol and reports.

Key Accountabilities

Ensure adherence to Design Control procedures

Work with project leaders and supporting departments to complete project objectives

Develop, test, and refine prototypes and new product concepts

Develop verification/validation protocols, carry out testing, and write reports

Evaluate competitor products

Develop new processes, test fixtures, and documentation methods

Work with Regulatory/ Quality group to carry out functionally specific testing

Work directly with Physicians/ Marketing to conceptualize new products, improve existing products and refine prototypes

Investigate field complaints and recommend actions/solutions

Internal Networking/Key relationships:

This position requires cooperating with different company departments, such as Supply Chain, Regulatory, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Finance and the other team members of the department.

Minimum Skills and Capabilities

Excellent Written and Verbal Communication

· Ability to interact with all levels within organization

· Analytical skills for compiling and analyzing data

· Computer and software skills

· Ability to motivate others and improve efficiency

· Sit/Stand/Walk 8 hours per day

· Light lifting

Minimum Knowledge & Experience required for the position:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Science

At least three (3) years of experience as an engineer in the medical device industry

Technical degree/Certificate with equivalent experience

Ability to organize and conduct experiments independently

Ability to analyze and solve technical problems

Good oral and written communication skills (English)

Hands on Experience building prototypes, tooling, test fixtures

Understanding of quality system requirements (e.g. 21CFR820, ISO13485).

Understanding of quality system (e.g. 21CFR820, ISO13485) requirements

Use of SolidWorks as a design tool

Knowledge of applied statistics

Hands-on knowledge of plastics, metallurgy and manufacturing processes

It is Terumo’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As a Company, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

Terumo Aortic

Posted on: November 23, 2021

Closing: December 23, 2021

Salary($): Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

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