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Sr. Development Engineer I - Electrical/Electronics (657265) at Zimmer US in BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Summary

Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

Responsible for supporting the design, development, and qualification of electromechanical instruments. Work is expected to encompass both the development of new products and maintenance of existing products. Position will support large scope projects, multiple projects, or projects of significant strategic importance to the business. Management of sub-projects and engineering staff of equal or lower positions may be assigned.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the development of new electrical medical products. 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 reliability, regulatory compliance, manufacturability, inspectability and optimum cost.

  • Conducts root cause analysis for problem solving.

  • Directs generation of a comprehensive protocol for testing/analyzing the product.

  • Participates in product evaluation with Health Care Professionals.

  • Prepares definitive new product specifications or modifies existing specifications.

  • Generates or updates Design Control documentation for the product. Completes electrical safety requirements and supports Human Factors/Usability documentation for new or existing designs.

  • Generates and/or manages the creation of prototype models to evaluate new design concepts.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Working knowledge of and some level of experience with new product development including basic project management.

  • Demonstrated ability to methodically investigate, determine appropriate solution and resolve significantly complex problems using current and/or new technologies.

  • Ability to develop or identify new technologies to address opportunities.

  • Ability to develop basic project schedules, and to assess and manage cross functional team’s progress on assignments relative to the project schedule.

  • Ability to process engineering changes and make recommendations based upon sound business principles.

  • Professional, concise, tactful and sensitive in communications. Accomplishes objectives when communicating with internal personnel, and external customers and vendors. Strong ability to represent the department and company.

  • Demonstrated good written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills.

  • Working knowledge of Electrical Safety standards.

  • Leads and/or participates in the creation and improvement of business processes.

  • 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, 2-4 years of experience: Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or Biomedical Engineering with appropriate experience.

  • Medical device, particularly Orthopaedic industry, experience preferred.

Travel Requirements

Up to 5%

Additional Information


At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.