• Senior Engineer

    Posting Date 1 week ago(11/6/2018 9:14 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Location(s)
    West Lafayette IN United States
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Cook Research Inc.
  • Overview

    The Senior Engineer or Senior Scientist is a leader in the New Ventures team responsible for applying their research skills to solve a variety/array of problems.  The successful candidate will have prior experience in the medical device industry, preferably with exposure to both R&D and Business Development.


    The Senior Engineer / Scientist will be responsible for creation of new medical device concepts and evaluation of external technologies. In addition to the technical aspects of this role, the candidate will also be responsible for evaluation of market opportunities, formulation of business plans & value propositions, and transfer to internal & external exit partners.


    • Lead large-scale or multiple projects or studies with a high degree of independence
    • Contribute technical expertise and direction to Cook engineers and other company business functions
    • Assume responsibility for interpreting data, organizing, executing, and coordinating project activities
    • Provide technical input on defining project priorities and company product goals
    • Identify and solve function-level and team-level problems
    • Act as a mentor to other personnel in their teams
    • Provide technical and strategic input on managing company intellectual property relevant to area of work
    • Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization
    • Must strictly adhere to safety requirements
    • Maintain regular and punctual attendance
    • Must maintain company quality and quantity standards
    • Must have effective oral, written and presentation communication skills
    • Ability to work in collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision
    • Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations
    • Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills



    • MS in engineering (e.g. mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering) or science (e.g. biological science, chemistry, or life science), with 5+ years relevant experience; or a PhD in engineering or science, with 2+ years relevant experience
    • Proven technical ability and leadership skills in mentoring and training
    • Personal protective equipment including safety glasses, lab coat and gloves required in many areas associated with this position
    • Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers, etc.
    • Works under general office environmental conditions


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