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Staff Engineer - Advanced Technology
IRVINE CA 92604
Category: Health Care Industry
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-79348345

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Edwards Lifesciences

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  Job posted:   Sat Oct 28, 2017
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Staff Engineer - Advanced Technology
An exciting opportunity with the Advanced Technologies team currently involved in new cutting edge products and processes. In this innovative team you will be responsible for R&D Engineering. R&D engineering position that leverages applied research, design and development experience in new medical device and product development.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Strong emphasis on biomedical engineering with a broad multi-disciplinary R&D experience in design and development of implantable medical devices.

+ Apply engineering knowledge to design and development of new products, as well as product changes.

+ Solve mechanical engineering problems at the component and system levels.

+ Develop test methods and procedures to evaluate device prototype performances.

+ Maintain accurate documentation of concepts, designs, drawings, and processes.

+ Maintain current knowledge of competitive technologies in addition to medical, technical, and biomedical developments related to company products.

+ Generate written reports.

+ Assign work to technicians and temporary workers as needed. Interface with manufacturing, clinical affairs, quality, sales and marketing, outside consultants and vendors to ensure compliance with internal and external policies and procedures and FDA regulations.


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Qualifications:


**Requirements:**


+ Staff Engineer requires a minimum of six years' experience.

+ A bachelor's degree in mechanical, biomedical, or a related engineering discipline is required.

+ An advanced degree will offset some required experience.

+ Experience in new product development with demonstrated success from concept to commercialization is required.

+ Must possess knowledge of interventional devices, catheters, stent, biological material testing, and delivery systems, and possess a good understanding of manufacturing techniques. Nitinol experience a plus.

+ Effective communication, listening, and diagnostic skills are required to interface with physicians and consultants as well as with team members from various departments.

+ The ability to work well independently and as a team member is essential.

+ Strong documentation skills are required.

+ Preferred background includes experience in one or more of the following areas: interventional access devices, use of 3D CAD, rapid product development in cross-functional teams, creative design and hands-on prototyping, process development and design for manufacturing.

+ Must be a highly motivated self-starter able to achieve results with minimal direction.

+ Must be proactive and creative in solving technical problems.

+ Familiarity with LabView, Matlab and Pro-E are preferred.


About Edwards

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide.





For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Title: Staff Engineer - Advanced Technology
Location: USA-USA-California - Irvine
Job Number: 012277

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