Job Description: Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Develops new concepts from initial design to market release.
Contributes to writing proposals for existing clients to achieve new deliverables within an existing phase or as a part of ongoing efforts.
Contributes to execution of protocols and reports as needed to support validation activities, including Design Verification.
Conducts feasibility studies of the design to determine ability to function as intended.
Maintains detailed documentation throughout all phases of product development.
Conducts risk analysis for products under development.
Coordinates activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure the delivery of supplies or services needed to meet scheduled timelines.
Participates in client meetings. Proactively communicates with team to ensure an ongoing two-way exchange of information.
Participates in brainstorming.
Any other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Plastics or Biomedical Engineering is desired. In lieu of a degree, previous experience in a similar or exact role may be considered.
2 - 4 years of medical device design and development experience is desired.
Skills and Abilities
Ability to interact with clients and companies in a professional manner.
Efficiency in the management of resources.
Customer focus with excellent communication skills, written and oral.
Flexibility, persistence, resourcefulness, a drive to succeed, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Knowledge of plastics technology including molding and extruding strongly desired.
Familiarity with FDA QSR and ISO 13485 medical device regulations.
SolidWorks 3D CAD proficiency.
Knowledge of probability and statistics.
Experience working with operations to develop strong manufacturing process instructions and operator training to ensure smooth product transition into the manufacturing environment is desired.
Familiarity with Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFM / DFA) is desired.
Familiarity with one or more clinical areas is desired.
Familiarity with one or more product areas is desired.
Familiarity with design for catheters and extrusions is desired.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Travel Required - Minimal
Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.