R&D Engineer I

at Medtronic in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

R&D Engineer I


Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

4 days ago

Careers that Change Lives

In this exciting role as an RD Engineer I, you will have responsibility for supporting the Research activities associated with the development of medical implants, instrumentation, and materials. This involves engagement in the product development cycle and interaction with the Product Development, Marketing, Regulatory, and Operations teams. This position will apply multidisciplinary engineering knowledge to conduct product performance evaluations of components / subsystems in support of strategic plans. Good laboratory practices, project management, problem solving, and good communication skills are essential.

SPINE shapes spine surgery for the better; delivering procedural solutions and therapeutic biologics and partnering with other healthcare stakeholders to accelerate innovations that can improve surgical efficiencies and help create better outcomes for more patients.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:

+ Design and conduct performance evaluation activities of medical implants, instrumentation, and materials

+ Manage performance evaluation activities from project conception to design verification testing

+ Apply technical principles to the performance evaluation of devices.

+ Partner with cross-functional teams in the product development cycle as a technical resource

+ Operate biological (cell culture) and biomechanical testing systems as well as general laboratory equipment to achieve project goals

+ Practice good laboratory practices, record keeping, and documentation to comply with internal standards and external regulatory requirements

+ Coordinate testing conducted at outside facilities

+ Interact with scientists and engineers within the Medtronic corporation

+ Analyze, interpret, and draw conclusions from performance evaluation activities

+ Disseminate and present test results and conclusions

+ Provide technical support to Product Development, Marketing, Regulatory, and Operations

+ Remain current with technology and testing standards within the business

+ Constantly strive to reduce commercialization times to remain competitive in the market place

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelors degree required

+ 0 years of experience required

Nice to Have

+ Bachelors degree in mechanical or biomedical engineering or related field

+ Basic statistics

+ Experience with in-vitro cell culture testing applications

+ Medical device experience

+ Orthopedic knowledge and experience

+ Project management experience

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations – but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Job Posting: JC192952860

Posted On: Sep 22, 2021

Updated On: Sep 30, 2021