Sr R&D Engineer # JN -062021-66402

Plymouth, Minnesota
Industry: Database Administrator / Engineers
Job Number: JN -062021-66402

 Title                           : Sr R&D Engineer

Location                    : Plymouth, MN

Duration                   : 12 months contract


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize multidisciplinary engineering knowledge and experience to develop new products specific for catheter-based technology. 
  • Identify and mitigate project risks
  • Plan, schedule and coordinate project tasks and activities.
  • Effective communication skills with management and cross functional team members.
  • Utilize structured problem-solving approaches to resolve design investigations during development
  • Run empirical and experimental analysis utilizing various analytical design tools.
  • Work with outside consultants, vendors and the medical community.
  • Support bench / animal testing and clinical evaluations.
  • Establish product requirements and specifications
  • Establish test method and model development
  • Ensure compliance with procedural and documentation requirements of Abbott, FDA, ISO and other regulatory bodies.


Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering/related degree.
  • 8+ years of engineering experience, mainly in Research & Development engineering
  • Project (product development) leadership and management skills
  • Experience developing and testing medical devices.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
  • Strong organizational skills, as well as attention to detail.


Preferred Qualifications / Education

  • Experience in electrophysiological, mapping & catheter ablation, disposable medical devices.
  • Experience with electrical safety standards (IEC 60601) and relevant catheter test requirements and methods
  • Experience in system level requirements (catheter and associated capital equipment)
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business units model
  • Experience and knowledge of electrophysiology catheter applicable standards
  • Experience in risk management (Hazard analysis, DFMEA, UFMEA, etc) documentation creation


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