Materials Engineer

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted On: 5/11/2017
Job Code: ME_MN_3255
Job Description
Client: Leading Medical Device Manufacturing Company
Job Title: Materials Engineer
Location: Minneapolis, MN 55432
Duration: 09 months (Possibilities of Extension)

Position description:
The Materials Engineer will assist in developing materials technology solutions for component and device level designs for implantable products. This includes support of both new product development and continuity of existing electrical stimulation and infusion products, when materials grade/vendor/processing changes are warranted.

This individual works under general supervision to apply technical expertise to diverse technical problems. Particular emphasis will be on applying Materials Science knowledge to products that directly or indirectly contact patients. This individual will collaborate with project leaders in order to solve challenging technical problems and will lead materials efforts through various phases of the product lifecycle including product development and support of commercial products.

Position responsibilities:
• Develop solutions for technical problems related to materials used in neurostimulators, implantable infusion systems and their components and delivery tools. Create engineering evidence for solutions capable of meeting the established requirements.
• Support assessment and optimization of biostability of materials and material/drug compatibility by understanding influences of processing conditions and biological/chemical environment on materials.
• Support product continuity by evaluating material grade/vendor/processing changes.
• Support preparation or review of regulatory submission-ready documentation for the FDA and other regulatory bodies.
• Interact professionally with immediate supervisor, project leaders and other professionals in the group. Comply with applicable corporate and departmental policies.
• Proactively manage deliverables and provide regular updates to professional staff, project and functional management.
• Support and comply with quality system requirements. This includes Materials deliverables, as well as formal technical, lab and business procedures and remaining current on training requirements.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science, Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering or Polymer Science with at least 2 years of experience, or Master’s degree in Materials Science, Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering or Polymer Science
Category:Non-IT  code:new
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Vishnu Krishnan