R&D Engineer

Medical Murray - North Barrington, IL (30+ days ago)3.3


Currently, we are looking for an R&D Engineer to join our facility in North Barrington, IL.

Medical Murray is a leading medical device development and manufacturing company, serving clients throughout the world.

Medical Murray focuses on providing its clients with any or all of the development engineering and/or manufacturing services required to move a new medical device along the development path from concept to production. Our focus is on three market areas: less invasive vascular, urologic and surgical applications.

Our core experience is with custom catheter systems and components, complex disposables and implantables.

We're looking for team players with a can-do attitude to share in our vision and corporate values. Medical Murray offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and an energetic work environment.

Job Description:
The R&D Engineer position performs the function of design engineer for product development work on medical devices in the Development department in support of the Development department objectives to provide goods and services that meet customer's requirements for quality, quantity and timeliness. The primary role of the Development Engineer is to conduct development projects on time and on-budget that meet the customer's objectives, bringing the projects to successful conclusions that meet all the client's objectives.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible to follow Medical Murray Quality system, including all applicable SOP's included in the Training Matrix
Develop and engineer disposable medical devices from concept to production
Hands-on product and process development of catheter and other disposable products
Design devices in SolidWorks and build prototypes in laboratory environment
Design, prototype and construct catheters, catheter-based delivery systems and other disposable devices for disciplines ranging from cardiology and neurology to urology
Acquisition, setup and installation qualification of new equipment, including creation of PM procedure as necessary
Support of equipment maintenance, as appropriate per skills and knowledge, manage escalation to Technology Manager
Support or perform equipment re-entry to line use
Communicate to the customer any issues and the status of the project
Prepare and support product development and quality planning (project schedule, resources, and budgets, etc.)
Participate in the quotation process for projects
Develop feasibility and reliability testing plans for catheter systems, including the development and validation of accurate in-vitro and in-vivo models and methods
Develop pilot and manufacturing equipment and procedures for devices
Assess feasibility of processes and support manufacturing with validation plans and time studies
Support product manufacturing until project is fully transitioned to production
Manage and assist with verification and validation activities and documentation
Collaborate with outside vendors on the sourcing of catheter materials, components and processing
Prepare documentation to support quality system for design functions (project plans, concept document, FMEA, design input, test results, drawings, etc.)
Complete activities as project phase checklists
Engage and handoff activities to manufacturing engineering
Support customer complaints
Lead design changes to existing product lines as necessary
Review document changes in manufacturing for impact on design intent

Skills & Qualifications:
BS or MS in Biomedical Engineering is required
0 - 3 years of experience in engineering for medical devices
Experience with SolidWorks or equivalent
Technical skills must include disposable design and development background, materials knowledge and prototyping
Project management experience is highly preferred to plan and conduct complex development projects
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Computer skills including MS Office, Solidworks or alternative CAD program