Senior Research Engineer - Vascular

Posting Date 1 month ago(5/10/2021 10:16 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
West Lafayette IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Research Inc.


The Senior Research Engineer will support and lead research and development of novel vascular devices and work within an interdisciplinary team of engineers and scientists to evaluate novel design concepts for new products in the vascular area, with a concentration in the Aortic Intervention space. This position will also be expected to independently formulate new concepts, produce prototypes, conduct feasibility assessments and produce documentation for designs. 


• Collaborate with and lead interdisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers to discover and develop novel medical devices
• Contribute technical expertise and direction to Cook engineers and other company business functions
• Work closely with physicians and other customers to discover novel ideas in the vascular space
• Provide technical input on defining project priorities and company product goals
• Identify and solve function-level and team-level problems
• Develop methods for prototype device fabrication
• Take a “hands on” approach to fabrication of concepts and prototypes
• Research new technologies and integrate new capabilities into the product development team
• Lead and assist in the development and execution of experiments
• Analyze, interpret, and report results; and identify problems and implement solutions
• Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization
• Must have effective oral, written and presentation communication skills
• Ability to work in collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision
• Must have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


• Masters degree in engineering (Mechanical, Biomedical, etc.) or a related field and 5+ years of relevant experience, or a BS in engineering with a minimum of 10 years of experience
• Experience with medical device design is strongly preferred
• Strong background in mechanical design
• Proven technical ability and leadership skills in mentoring and training
• Experience working in and leading multidisciplinary teams is beneficial
• Must be highly flexible, have a hands-on approach and be willing to take initiative
• Ability to communicate well through written and verbal means is required

• Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States.  Cook does not intend to provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position


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