Associate Biomedical Engineer

United Therapeutics - Manchester, NH3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $52,000 - $72,000 a year
What we do

United Therapeutics is a biotechnology company that focuses on the development and commercialization of unique products to address the unmet medical needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening conditions.

We currently have five approved products on the market and a long-term mission of providing an unlimited supply of transplantable organs for those who need them.

Our company was founded by an entrepreneur whose daughter was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. She sought to find treatment options and a cure for her daughter and patients like her. We are founder-led, and relentless in our pursuit of “medicines for life”. We continue to research and develop treatments for cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, pediatric cancers and other orphan diseases.

How you’ll contribute

Support and help lead 3D organ scaffold printing, helping lead both internal and external development efforts to design and formulate fluidic devices, evaluate bio-inks, evaluate biomaterial properties required for lung scaffold printing.

Support and help to lead engineering development efforts internally and at partner sites
Actively support and help to lead fluidic and 3D printing
Establish and maintain a deep understanding of current and emerging technology in fluidics, precision machining, and biomaterials
Support interactions with development partners
Provide hands-on reduction to practice for manufacturing of prototypes, including the use of fluidic devices, bio-materials, non-biologic polymers, coupling and cross-linking chemistry and coatings
Routinely assist in 3D printing process of designed formulation
Provide support regarding biomaterials and testing required for such materials to be used in a 3D printing process; as well as help to devise test methods to evaluate material properties and performance when existing test standards are not well established
Work closely with the Organ Manufacturing software development team and mechanical engineering team to help integrate hardware and software for fluidic development
Follow existing test practices and develop additional experimental plans to achieve project milestones; understand and adhere to critical path activities, assemble equipment necessary to execute experimental plans for prototype development
Communicate with internal cross-functional R&D team, as well as external vendors and consultants
Conduct (and supervise, if necessary) lab work and prototype performance testing, and interpret data and results to provide guidance on design iterations
Record all laboratory data in the in-house data management system(s)
Perform other duties as assigned
For this role you will need

Minimum Qualifications

BA/BS degree in biomedical or chemical engineering
At least 1 year of industry experience with 3D printing for Research Associate I level; at least 3 years of industry experience with 3D printing for Research Associate II level
Experience working in a hands-on laboratory environment with attention to detail and GLP.
Ability to multitask, manage, and prioritize daily tasks effectively, adapting to changes as needed
Ability to independently follow experimental methods and protocols
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience with micro-CT
Proficiency with MS Office suite
Ability to travel up to 10% as needed
Preferred Qualifications

MS degree in biomedical or chemical engineering
Experience with machining & 3D printing systems
Knowledge of 3D imaging
Experience working with quality systems and medical product design
Life as a Unitherian

At United Therapeutics, you’ll realize quickly that it is not an ordinary place to work! When you join our Company, you will learn, grow, contribute, have fun, and be challenged... all while making a difference in the lives of our patients.

We strive to be an organization that engages the minds, hearts, and most spirited efforts of each of our employees. Our sense of purpose transforms what we do from work into mission, occupation into vocation and achievement into success.

We challenge our employees with innovative and revolutionary projects, offer an environment which fosters high-level of job performance and provides state of the art facilities to flourish. This is what makes United Therapeutics a stimulating place to work.

United Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities