Senior Research and Development Engineer

Posting Date 4 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:58 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Less than 10%
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Medical Holdings


New Ventures is a tight-knit, fast-paced team in Global R&D focused on delivering new technologies to support future product innovations. The Senior Engineer is a leader in the New Ventures team responsible for driving on-time programs aligned with the overall corporate technology strategy. The successful candidate will have prior experience in the medical device industry, strong project management skills, analytical and problem-solving capabilities, and powerful communication skills to advance new knowledge and technologies into the company. Strong preference will be for candidates with experience in product life management software (Agile), process development, and sterilization.


  • 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


• PhD in Engineering or Engineering Technology or Materials Science with 2 years relevant experience; or
• MS in same or MBA with 5 years relevant experience; or
• BS degree in same with 7 years relevant experience

• Experience in communication and working with a wide variety of associates
• Experience working independently and directing others towards a common goal
• Experience using analytical skills and problem solving


Physical Requirements:

• 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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