Senior Biomedical Engineer

Medtronic Inc.
North Haven
Feb 27, 2018
Mar 10, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

Pushing towards new,innovative solutions has been our guiding philosophy since 1949 ? thanks to theamazing women and men who drive the spirit of innovation at Medtronic. We'rehonored to be named one of Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovators forthe fourth consecutive year.

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A Day in the Life

As a Senior Biomedical Engineer you will provide technical guidance and support for new and ongoing product development efforts, clinical liaisons and other business partners as appropriate. You will develop and refine analytical test methods for competitive and internal comparative product analyses. Develop, execute and refine bench top, ex vivo and acute and chronic in vivo studies. Prepare technical reports and communicates to internal and external audiences. Distills essential research findings to literature summaries in support of new product launches; trains sales and marketing liaisons. Manages all aspects of new product surgical training labs for surgeons. Participates in core team meetings to provide guidance for early stage products and appropriate test development. Interfaces with quality to facilitate comprehensive product analyses. Manages collaborations internally (team to team) and externally (academic collaborators, clinical research organizations). Presents research findings at national and international conferences. Identifies and collaborates with key opinion leaders to advance product development and research programs.


* Planning and experimental execution; oversee and progress multiple high priority projects concurrently, manage international relationships and collaborative PD efforts

* Interface effectively with both highly technical and non-technical partners

* Reduce time to market and/or protect timeline to product launch by providing strategic test plans to ensure appropriate data is available for regulatory submissions and sales and marketing collateral

* Create comprehensive test plans, analyses and technical summaries; execute plans and supervise activities and personnel as required

* Perform competitive product evaluations and report results to liaisons in sales and marketing as appropriate

* Utilize basic and advanced statistical and data analysis methods (e.g., Minitab?, MS Excel, MATLAB, LabVIEW, other)

* Collect and analyze technical data and writes technical summary reports

* Adhere to all safety policy procedures

* Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation

Must Have; Minimum Requirements

* BS in biological science or mechanical/biomedical engineering

* Minimum four years medical device product development experience

* Skilled scientist or engineer with understanding of biomedical device industry

* Demonstrated technical experience in applying bioscience theory to engineering.

* Basic proficiency in anatomy and physiology, practical surgical experience a plus

* Medical terminology and medical device experience highly desirable

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a publication track record

* Computer: MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, Minitab

* Experience in product design and development

* Team player, collaborative mindset

* High attention to detail

* Organized

Nice to have;

* MS/PhD in biological science or mechanical/biomedical engineering

* Tissue Engineering


Reports to Principal Scientist, Technology Center of Excellence

Works cross-functionally throughout R&D department with VPs, directors, project managers, research scientists and engineers, pre-clinical and clinical, sales and marketing and legal


Standard office setting, engineering lab, wet lab; travel as required


The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations ? but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. SDL2017

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