Senior Engineer - New Product Development

Avanos - Alpharetta, GA3.6

CommissionEstimated: $100,000 - $130,000 a year
Requisition ID: 1444

Job Title: Senior Engineer - New Product Development

Job Country: United States (US)

Here at Avanos Medical, we passionately believe in three things:

Making a difference in our products, services and offers, never ceasing to fight for groundbreaking solutions in everything we do;
Making a difference in how we work and collaborate, constantly nurturing our nimble culture of innovation;
Having an impact on the healthcare challenges we all face, and the lives of people and communities around the world.

At Avanos you will find an environment that strives to be independent and different, one that supports and inspires you to excel and to help change what medical devices can deliver, now and in the future.

Avanos is a medical device company focused on delivering clinically superior breakthrough solutions that will help patients get back to the things that matter. We are committed to creating the next generation of innovative healthcare solutions which will address our most important healthcare needs, such as reducing the use of opioids while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we develop, manufacture and market recognized brands in more than 90 countries. Avanos Medical is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AVNS. For more information, visit .

The role

The Senior Engineer – New Product Development will support feasibility, development, and commercialization of new or changing digestive health medical devices. You will work with Marketing and customer groups to create product specifications through site visits and physician focus groups. You will be responsible for test development, protocols and reports related to verification and validation testing. You will assist in Quality System compliance and regulatory filings with the FDA and other regulatory agencies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in compiling customer requirements and product specifications
Assist in creating a Hazard and Safety/FMEA analysis
Apply a working knowledge of materials used in medical device applications
Conduct and document technical reviews
Compile, organize and interpret technical data
Manages the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple or large-scale projects
Create contingency plans to mitigate technical risks
Participate in studies as needed
Design for manufacturability and develop assembly and tooling strategies for components
Develop and conduct design verification and validation activities
Write reports and support Regulatory filing activities
Transfer of new products from R&D to Manufacturing
Perform troubleshooting and defect analysis
Create and document intellectual property according to established company procedures
Work with cross-functional teams to support new product launches

Your qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering plus 7+ years of experience in mechanical and/or biomedical engineering
Six Sigma Black Belt certification
Rigor and passion for design and new product development
Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills
Ability to communicate well through written and verbal means
Ability to interface effectively with health care professionals and medical device customers
Solid ability to work with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Working knowledge of statistical methods

Medical device experience
Advanced degree in a scientific discipline

Avanos Medical is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are a current employee of Avanos, please apply here .

Join us at Avanos
Join us and you can make a difference in our products, solutions and our culture. Most of all, you can make a difference in the lives, people, and communities around the world.

Make your career count
Our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of others begins with our employees – through a comprehensive and competitive range of benefits. We provide more than just a salary – our Total Rewards package encompasses everything you receive as an employee; your pay, health care benefits, retirement plans and work/life benefits.

free onsite gym | onsite cafeteria | 401(k) + 6% match | immediate vesting | benefits on day 1 | uncapped sales commissions | HQ region voted ‘best place to live’ by USA Today