Development Senior Engineer I (Trauma) (448905)

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##### Job Summary
This position is in the Zimmer Trauma business unit based in Warsaw, Indiana. The role is responsible for the design, development, and processing of implants and instruments. Work is expected to encompass both the development of new products and maintenance of existing products. Position will lead small scope project as a project leader or portions of larger scope project as a core team member. Position may be required to provide on-the-job training to new engineers.
##### Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Leads the development of new products and manufacturing processes. Identifies all tasks required to complete project assignments according to Design Control procedures. Prepares work plans outlining estimated manpower requirements and development costs. Recommends project budget and schedule to carry out programs on a timely basis.
Designs for manufacturability, inspectability and optimum cost
Participates in root cause analysis for problem solving
Contributes to generation of a comprehensive protocol for testing/analyzing the product
Coordinating product evaluation with surgeon
Prepares definitive new product specifications or modifies existing specifications
Generates or updates design assurance documentation for the product
Completes stress analysis on new or existing designs
Generates and/or manages the creation of prototype models to evaluate new design concepts
##### Expected Areas of Competence
Full working knowledge of and moderate level of experience with new product development
Demonstrated ability to methodically investigate, determine appropriate solution and resolve problems using current technology
Ability to develop project schedule and assess cross functional team's progress on assignments relative to project schedule
Ability to process customer complaints, engineering changes and nonconforming product, and make recommendations based upon business principles
Professional, concise, tactful and sensitive in communications. Accomplishes objectives when communicating with internal personnel, and external customers and vendors.
Demonstrated good written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills
Working knowledge of drafting standards and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
Assures preproduction quality requirements are met
Microsoft Office Suite and Project
##### Education/Experience Requirements
Minimum B.S. degree from an ABET accredited school (or global equivalent) in one of the following engineering disciplines required.
Minimum of 3 or more years of experience in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Bioengineering Technology, Aerospace Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering required.
Medical device, particularly Orthopaedic industry, experience preferred.
##### Travel Requirements
Up to 5%
Requisition Number: AMER02047
Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Warsaw

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