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Engineer I, Device Development (Laboratory)

New Haven, CT 06510

Posted: 07/22/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 609238 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


This is what you will do:
This position will serve the role of Engineer I for device development of company products including continuous product improvement within the Development function.  The candidate will support technical design and development activities for device and combination products and assist the technology transfer.  
You will be responsible for:
  • Manage medical device test method and specification development, including test method development, validation, transfer, and life cycle management.
  • Support the laboratory operation such as sample inventory, equipment qualification and maintenance.
  • Conduct characterization for device function, assembly, manufacturability, etc. using both CAE and traditional engineering techniques.  
  • Test mechanical or electromechanical systems on bench top models or production representative units, during design development and verification. 
  • Consult with third parties such as specialist manufacturers and toolmakers. 
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, internally across departments and with external suppliers.  
  • Comply with the Company’s quality assurance requirements as well as applicable regulatory requirements. 
You will need to have:
  • Experience in design control activities. 
  • Knowledge of primary containers and drug delivery. 
  • Understanding of mold, fixture design and build as well as application of validation processes (IQ/OQ/PQ). 
  • Interface with the medical device vendor and tooling company. 
  • Knowledge of the regulatory and compliance requirements of device design controls and combination products (i.e. FDA QSR 21 CFR Part 4 and 820/ISO13485 quality system requirements). 
  • The duties of this role are conducted in a lab environment.  As is typical of a lab-based role, employees must be able, with or without an accommodation to: lift/carry 15-30 pounds unassisted/assisted; work comfortably in a controlled environment with and around biological, infectious, and hazardous materials; gown/de-gown PPE; use a computer; engage in communications via phone, video, and electronic messaging; engage in problem solving and non-linear thought, analysis, and dialogue; collaborate with others; maintain general availability during standard business hours.  
We would prefer for you to have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Biomedical, Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering) plus 1 to 3 year experience in laboratory.  Experience with injector based combination product preferred. 

Appendix B: Physical and Mental Requirements
  • [For lab-based positions:]  The duties of this role are conducted in an lab environment.  As is typical of a lab-based role, employees must be able, with or without an accommodation to: lift/carry 15/30 pounds unassisted/assisted; work comfortably in a controlled environment with and around biological, infectious, and hazardous materials; gown/degown PPE; use a computer; engage in communications via phone, video, and electronic messaging; engage in problem solving and non-linear thought, analysis, and dialogue; collaborate with others; maintain general availability during standard business hours.
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