The R&D Engineer II designs and develops new implants and instrumentation systems. Directly communicates with surgeons, sales consultants, and product managers to understand clinical issues. Defines design parameters, and ensures by design the correct product is provided to meet customer requirements. Independently completes device and instrument designs in support of Project Leader and Project Core Team. Responsible for initiation and completion of development projects on time and within budget.
Essential Job Functions:
Applies engineering knowledge and project management skills to the design and development of new products as well as product changes and enhancements to existing devices in our product portfolio.
Responsible for reliability and manufacturability of products or technologies developed. Contribute to the intellectual property position of the company via invention and patent.
Responsible for compliance with QSR, international compliance standards, and company procedures.
Solve mechanical engineering problems at the component through system level. Conduct testing utilizing existing test protocols or develop new ones as needed
Complete projects (including product enhancements) in a manner consistent with corporate objectives. Contribute to the intellectual property position of the company via invention and patent.
Provide mechanical engineering and technical support of products introduced into both the domestic and international markets as well as physician in-service programs.
Oversee outside vendors and consultants as required. Provide mechanical engineering support in the resolution of product complaints and/or safety issues
Proficient in Solid Works software or other similar 3-D CAD program
Strong communication and interaction skills, with the ability to interface with surgeons and sales/marketing personnel
Self-directed with ability to work with minimal supervision
Strong task prioritization and time management skills
Working knowledge of applicable regulations and/or experience working in a regulated environment
3-5 years engineering experience. Medical Device experience preferred.
Internal Number: R0005801
About Wright Medical
Wright Medical Group N.V. is a global medical device company focused on Extremities and Biologics. We deliver innovative, value-added solutions improving quality of life for patients worldwide. We are a recognized leader of surgical solutions for the upper extremities (shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand), lower extremities (foot and ankle) and biologics markets, three of the fastest growing segments in orthopaedics.