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Sr. Development Engineer I

Company: Zimmer Biomet
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job SummaryZimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.Responsible for the design, development, and processing of implants and instruments. Work is expected to encompass both the development of new products and maintenance of existing products. Position will lead small scope project as a project leader and as a core team member. Engineers are expected to communicate with sales representatives, surgeons, and cross-functional team members. Position may be required to provide on-the-job training to new coops and engineers.Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads the development of new products. Identifies all tasks required to complete project assignments according to Design Control procedures.
  • Designs for manufacturability, inspectability and optimum cost/efficiency. Lead times are often critical.
  • Participates in root cause analysis for problem solving
  • Contributes to generation of a comprehensive protocol for testing/analyzing the product
  • Manages the development of many projects at one time throughout all states of the development process. Must be able to prioritize work when needed.
  • Prepares definitive new product specifications based on input from the field
  • Generates or updates design control documentation for the product
  • Completes design verification and validation activities on new or existing designs
  • Generates and/or manages the creation of prototype models to evaluate new design concepts
  • Works in cross-functional teams and communicates with internal and external stakeholders throughout project phasesExpected Areas of Competence
    • Full working knowledge of and moderate level of experience with new product development
    • Demonstrated ability to methodically investigate, determine appropriate solution and resolve problems using current technology
    • Ability to develop project schedule and assess cross functional team-'s progress on assignments relative to project schedule
    • Ability to identify customer complaints, process engineering changes and handle nonconforming product, and make recommendations based upon business principles
    • Professional, concise, tactful and sensitive in communications. Accomplishes objectives when communicating with internal personnel, and external customers and vendors.
    • Demonstrated good written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills
    • Working knowledge of modeling, drafting standards, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
    • Assures quality requirements are met
    • Ability to manage many projects at one time
    • Microsoft Office Suite and Project
    • Medical device, particularly MIS (laparoscopic, sports medicine, etc.), experience preferred.Education/Experience Requirements
      • Minimum B.S. degree from an ABET accredited school (or global equivalent) in one of the following engineering disciplines, 3-5 years of experience: Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Bioengineering Technology, Aerospace Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering.
      • Medical device, particularly Orthopaedic Industry, experience preferred.Travel Requirements
        • Up to 15%Additional InformationEOE/M/F/Vet/DisabilityAt Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

Keywords: Zimmer Biomet, Jacksonville , Sr. Development Engineer I, Engineering , Jacksonville, Florida

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