Product Development Engineer

Elkton, United States

This position is responsible for using multidisciplinary engineering knowledge to design and develop innovative medical devices or components/subsystems.


  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.
  • Execute project tasks according to project plan.
  • Utilize engineering skills to solve engineering problems at the component through system level. Conduct testing utilizing existing test protocols or develop new ones as needed.
  • Apply engineering knowledge to the design and development of new products as well as product changes and enhancements.
  • Work with other functional areas to coordinate introduction of new products and improvements of existing products/processes.
  • Contribute to the intellectual property position of the Company via invention and patent applications, and documentation in technical notebooks.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of medical device industry, including understanding of current technologies and trends, through actions such as professional memberships, attendance at conferences and/or seminars, subscription to trade magazines, etc.
  • Work with outside suppliers and consultants as required.
  • Gather, track, and analyze data for meetings etc., as required.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of concepts, designs, drawings, and lab notebooks. 
  • Develop an awareness of current patent and journal literature in areas of responsibility.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of products, customers, and customer needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Requires a four-year college degree in an engineering discipline and a minimum of three years of experience in an engineering environment or a master’s degree in an engineering discipline and a minimum of two years of experience in an engineering environment. 
  • Basic computer software skills, i.e. Microsoft Office.

Product Development Engineer

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Product Development Engineer

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