Integra LifeSciences Senior Product Development Engineer in Billerica, Massachusetts

Overview

Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.

Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery. In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.

Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 4,500 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART.

Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Provides technical leadership in all Electrical Engineering aspects within project teams, particularly in design, development, and troubleshooting of digital control systems and microcontroller based embedded systems.

  • Designs parts of prototype systems for new products/processes.

  • Performs engineering measurements and analysis.

  • Works with lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, function generators, etc.

  • Instructs technical support staff on engineering test and build requirements.

  • Supervises and assigns laboratory technician tasks and projects as required.

  • Prepares cost and time estimates for engineering schedules.

  • Executes according to project priorities, schedules, and plans

  • Develops specifications, reports, and other engineering documentation for components, systems, and new products

  • Work with outside design firms for outsourced projects.

  • Writes engineering test protocols for testing of component parts and integrated systems.

  • Participates in team decision making.

  • Prepares presentations for various team and company meetings.

  • Assures compliance with company Standard Operating Procedures and policies.

  • Demonstrates strong knowledge and understanding of GMPs and all other applicable standards, including IEC 60601 electrical safety/EMC for medical devices.

  • Stays informed about applicable new rules, regulations, and standards.

Qualifications

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required for the position.

  • Education: Required: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Preferred: Master’s degree or above

  • Experience: Required:5-7 years experience developing integrated systems electronics with a focus on design and troubleshooting of digital control systems and microcontroller based embedded systems. Preferred: Experience in medical device development, project development project management responsibility, and IEC 60601 Electrical safety/EMC standards compliance.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

  • Strong knowledge of digital control systems

  • Knowledge of engineering change order system.

  • Knowledge of engineering documentation, including engineering test protocols.

  • Knowledge of Product Development Process (PDP).

  • Proficiency with development tools (e.g. OrCad) used by the department.

  • Knowledge of engineering laboratory procedures.

  • Knowledge of Purchasing Department requirements

  • Knowledge of RA/QA procedures

  • Skills in personal computer spreadsheet, word processor and engineering tools.

  • Ability to carry out engineering calculations and analysis.

  • Ability to write engineering documents, test protocols, laboratory notebook entries and reports.

  • Ability to perform component engineering designs and changes.

  • Ability to operate light machine tools and laboratory instruments.

  • Ability to interpret displayed results on laboratory instruments.

Vacancy ID 2018-27465

Location US-MA-Billerica

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Product Development