Research and Development Engineer (Sustaining)

2 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-2704
Job Location(s)
Winston-Salem NC United States
Travel
20-30%
Position Type
Full Time
Company
Cook Winston-Salem
Category
Engineering

Overview

The primary purpose of the Research and Development Engineer (Sustaining) at Cook Winston-Salem is to design, test and technically document the feasibility, construction and production process of new and/or changed medical products.

Responsibilities

• Design and maintain Design History files

• Design product modifications and/or develop process improvements as needed to meet standards, or for the purpose of product quality improvement

• Design new product ideas as assigned by VP of Engineering
• Build and test new product prototypes
• Document the final product design
• Assist in writing design and specification documentation for FDA application
• Initiate and oversee the pre-production run of new products
• Plan the ongoing production of the product
• Consult with Production personnel for device changes/updates as necessary
• Maintain a design file for each new product and turn that file over at product completion for permanent records
• Call on vendors to assess raw materials
• Call on physicians to discuss product ideas or evaluations
• Attend various trade shows to source raw materials or to attend Company exhibitions

Qualifications

• Minimum 4 year degree in Engineering/Technology
• Ability to work independently and remain self-motivated
• Experience and understanding of the validation process

 

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to travel 25% of the time

• Approximately 75% of the time is spent in a normal office environment requiring sitting and moving around the building, or in a "clean" environment Production setting requiring protective clothing and safety glasses

• Approximately 25% of the time is spent in travel to various hospitals, physicians’ offices and public places

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