Research Engineer - Vascular

Posting Date 6 months ago(7/27/2021 1:02 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
West Lafayette IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Research Inc.


The Research Engineer at Cook Research Incorporated will support and lead research and development of novel vascular devices. The Research Engineer will work within an interdisciplinary team of engineers and scientists evaluating novel design concepts for new products in the vascular area, with a concentration in the Aortic Intervention space. The Research Engineer will also be expected to independently formulate new concepts, produce prototypes, and conduct feasibility assessment and documentation. Familiarity with a variety of medical device materials would be advantageous.


• Collaborate with and lead interdisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers to discover and develop novel medical devices

• Work closely with physicians and other customers to discover novel ideas in the vascular space

• 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

• Work closely with global engineering teams and product managers to ensure that the future needs of vascular division are addressed

• Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others through 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


• Advanced degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Biomedical, etc.) or a related field or a Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a minimum of 3 years experience

• Experience with medical device design is strongly preferred

• Strong background in mechanical design

• 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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