Senior Design Engineer for Laser Technologies

Jul 17, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Design Engineer for Laser Technologies

Company Name: Biomerics Advanced Laser Division

Location: Brooklyn Park, MN

Position Type: Full-Time

Pay: Salary DOE

Company Description:

Biomerics is a world class contract manufacturer and innovative Polymer and Laser solutions provider for the medical device and biotech industries. As a vertically integrated company, we specialize in the design, development, and production of medical devices for diagnostic, robotic surgery, and interventional procedures. We are focused on next-generation solutions for the vascular access, electrophysiology, cardiac rhythm management, neurovascular, structural heart, and cardiovascular markets.

Biomerics Advanced Laser Division:

Biomerics Advanced Laser Division offers deep experience in laser welding, laser cutting, laser drilling, laser ablation, and laser marking of metal and plastic materials. Our breadth of laser technology includes Nd:YAG lasers, fiber lasers, and femtosecond lasers. These laser technologies, combined with our expert knowledge in laser process development enable us to develop optimized manufacturing solutions for a wide range of medical applications. We laser process flat stock, metal tubes, plastic tubes, electrodes, bands, wire assemblies, and cannula assemblies. We also offer a full line of secondary processes including cleaning, passivation, heat setting, and electropolishing.

Job Description:

The Senior Design Engineer will provide design support for existing products as well as develop and introduce new products and equipment. The Senior Design Engineer will report to the leader of Business Development/Program Management for the Laser Technologies business in Minnesota. The Senior Design Engineer is a client facing role and a true partner with the Business Development/Program Manager. This role will require a high level of client interaction; excellent communication and customer service skills are key!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage research and development programs and projects maintaining complete design history file
  • Devise new applications for products and technologies using customer or internal inputs
  • Execute programs and projects that support the business strategy with frequent customer interaction and collaboratively with internal team members
  • Produce detailed drawings and assembly drawings, technical documents and reports as necessary
  • Cross check/approve detailed component drawings and assembly drawings of other engineers
  • Generate new design, process, and technology concepts; effectively documenting them in Solidworks or with other appropriate platforms
  • Ensure that all documentation, including drawings, sketches, calculations, records and test data are properly filed and maintained and to keep a full and comprehensive log book
  • Perform tolerance and other assembly studies on all components to ensure the will assemble correctly and conduct cost reduction exercises when required
  • Assist with the development of manufacturing processes and equipment when required
  • Assist in identifying equipment needs on the production floor and evaluate internal and external options for sourcing such equipment
  • Write and execute verification and validations
  • Work with Manufacturing, Operations, Marketing, Quality Departments during concept, prototyping and release of new products
  • Work with external vendors as needed
  • Other assignments as requested

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree/Technical Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience (Required)
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in aMedical Device Development and Manufacturing Environment; minimum of 7 years' experience in an engineering capacity (Required)
  • Demonstrated skills in customer interaction and meeting or exceeding customer expectations for medical device development programs/projects (Required)
  • Experience/knowledge with creating Design History Files in accordance with 21 CFR 820 and ISO 13485 standards (Required)
  • Proficient in SolidWorks and solid modeling
  • Proficient at generating and executing Product and Process Validation activities (Required)
  • Statistical analysis techniques, Ppk, Design for Manufacturability experience (Required)
  • Must possess good project management skills and initiative in taking on and completing projects
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess strong sense of urgency and self-motivation

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Vacation Days, 9 Paid Holidays, 401k and ON-SITE Fitness Facility