Cardinal Health
Fellow Engineer, Medical Device Design (R&D)
At a glance
Location: US-FL-Hialeah Map
Posted: 02/21/2020
Closing: 03/20/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Cardinal Health
Job description

Cordis Corporation, a Cardinal Health Company, designs, manufactures, and commercializes medical devices uses to treat coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease. Examples of such devices include systems for gaining access to the vascular, angioplasty balloon catheters, stents and stent delivery systems, and access closure devices.


As an Fellow Engineer, R&D; you will work in the design, development, and testing of Cardiovascular and Vascular Medical Devices. Engineers at Cordis work to solve complex problems to ensure devices meet user needs, and that they are safe and effective for their indicated uses. Senior level engineers can also have project leadership tasks to facilitate coordination and execution of projects assigned. The current position encompasses design responsibilities for stents, prosthesis, and catheter systems design.


Accountabilities

  • Applies comprehensive medical device engineering knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to achieve design realization of medical devices.
  • Identifies internal and external customer needs. Translates needs and requirements into technical specifications.
  • Proven ability to design implantable metallic devices which can retain structural integrity under expected physiological loading conditions.
  • Leads the application of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and other Computer-Aided Engineering Software to model complex application, or to complex problems.
  • Executes strategic planning for computational resources (e.g., to meet new regulatory requirements); champions and provides guidance to company partners.
  • Accountable for design reviews as applicable ensuring design solutions are documented, evaluated against design input, and tested properly.
  • Develops and monitors work schedule to ensure on time completion of design activities assigned.
  • Anticipates, plans, and implements new innovative test methods; provides critical design input to specific situations; has a broader knowledge of the testing environment; gains cross functional alignment across the organization.
  • Able to summarize results of design work and research studies concisely. Participates in the regulatory submission process as a subject matter expert.  Supports regulatory by providing technical justifications for submissions, reviewing regulatory filings, and answering technical questions during planned meetings.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Material Science, or Mechanical Engineering or closely related field (MS Degree in Engineering preferred).
  • 12+ years related work experience within the cardiovascular or neurovascular R&D field
  • Experience working in the design and development of medical devices for cardiovascular applications.
  • Expert level knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) applied to medical implantable devices.
  • Prior experience working in the design and testing of stents or vascular prosthesis would be an additional asset.
  • Ability to train and coach others from technical expertise.
  • Proven ability to lead projects effectively
  • Ability to contribute to cross-functional, multi-dimensional business strategy

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive medical device engineering knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to achieve design realization of medical devices.
  • Identifies internal and external customer needs. Translates needs and requirements into technical specifications.
  • Proven ability to design implantable metallic devices which can retain structural integrity under expected physiological loading conditions.
  • Leads the application of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and other Computer-Aided Engineering Software to model complex application, or to complex problems.
  • Executes strategic planning for computational resources (e.g., to meet new regulatory requirements); champions and provides guidance to company partners.
  • Accountable for design reviews as applicable ensuring design solutions are documented, evaluated against design input, and tested properly.
  • Develops and monitors work schedule to ensure on time completion of design activities assigned.
  • Anticipates, plans, and implements new innovative test methods; provides critical design input to specific situations; has a broader knowledge of the testing environment; gains cross functional alignment across the organization.
  • Able to summarize results of design work and research studies concisely. Participates in the regulatory submission process as a subject matter expert.  Supports regulatory by providing technical justifications for submissions, reviewing regulatory filings, and answering technical questions during planned meetings

Relocation assistance within the USA and US territories provided.

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Fellow Engineer, Medical Device Design (R&D)