Sr R&D Test Engineer I (686719)
Zimmer Biomet

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

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Job Summary

Zimmer Biomet is a medical technology leader. 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. We are offering a unique opportunity for people to join ZimVie, a new, independent publicly traded company we are creating through the planned spin-off of our Spine, Dental and Bone Healing businesses in 2022. Unlike most new companies, this one has established brands, customers and over $1B in annual revenue. We have a seasoned leadership team focused on building out an exciting future for ZimVie - we hope you'll consider being a part of it!

The R&D Sr Test Engineer I is responsible for supporting the daily operations at the Zimmer Biomet R&D Laboratory located at Palm Beach Gardens. As part of the Technology Development team, you will be responsible for the design, development, and testing of implants and instruments. This is a hands-on role where you will be creating new test methods to quantify diverse phenomena in order to support the development of world-class medical devices. You will also lead projects related to early-phase technology development while supporting and collaborating on new product development. You will act as a testing advisor, providing technical support for various departments, including New Product Development, Manufacturing, Research, Marketing, Sales, Operations, Quality Assurance, and Regulatory Affairs (list is not exhaustive). In addition, you will be involved in providing training to team members and customers.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Tests and analyzes sample products.
  • Prepares test components, compounds, and reagents for use by laboratory personnel in conducting tests.
  • Confers with scientists and engineers to conduct analyses, interpret test results, and develop new test methods along with advising personnel in test procedures.
  • Responsible to lead assigned research and development projects in a timely, efficient and effective manner.
  • Prepares reports and presentations on findings of executed testing protocols and pre-clinical studies to update relevant stakeholders with information on project status.
  • Works closely with Marketing, Product Development and third parties to identify and screen new technologies for applicability and viability to meet un-meet needs.
  • Supports the execution of pre-clinical research, analytical testing, and all related activities (e.g. proposal / protocol development, validations, approval, component processing, onsite support, data analysis, report generation, and publications).
  • Compiles and analyzes test information to determine safety and efficacy of products and processes.
Expected Areas of Competence
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and conduct mechanical testing (static, fatigue, torsion, etc.).
  • Experience with the design and development of mechanical components and systems, digital technologies, medical devices, analytical test methodologies and statistical analysis.
  • Experience with machining (operation of lathes and milling machines) preferred.
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of material science, engineering, biology, design, manufacturing processes, and technologies applicable to assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to methodically investigate and resolve problems using current technology.
  • Ability to assess own progress on assignments relative to project schedule.
  • 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.
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Project
Education/Experience Requirements
  • A minimum Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline from an ABET accredited school (or global equivalent).
  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience, preferably in the medical device industry.
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory environment and possess basic knowledge of laboratory/analytical operations.
Travel Requirements
  • Up to 5%
Additional Information

As a Zimmer Biomet "ZimVie" team member, we want you to feel included, respected, empowered, and celebrated. This is why we offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as employee recognition and career enrichment opportunities.

EOE M/F/Vet/Disability


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