Olympus America Inc. Evergreen Requisition - Principal Design Engineer in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

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The Principal Design Engineer is directly responsible for designing single use electrosurgical medical devices. He or she must able to design complex precision mechanical mechanisms, fluid seals, injection molded components, thermo-formed components, which can be manufactured in high volumes and are highly reliable. EOE M/F/D/V

Primary Hiring Locations: Bartlett, TN; Brooklyn Park, MN; Norwalk, OH, and Southborough, MA

Job Duties::

  • Design complex mechanisms, enclosures, tooling and fixturing for high volume, single use electrosurgical devices, with a focus on designing for high reliability, injection molding, thermo-forming, manufacturability, electrical safety and low cost.

  • Select materials that meet biocompatibility requirements.

  • Select material that can be gamma or EO sterilized.

  • Work directly with Marketing to define product specifications.

  • Develop product verification testing requirements, testing protocols and testing reports to ensure product meet specification.

  • Act as a design consultant, as needed, to other departments, customers, and sales people.

  • Investigate critical product design problems on demand.

  • Interact to some degree with with almost every department in the organization, including Sales, Marketing, R&D, RA, QA, Product Evalution and Manufacturing.

  • Communicate and contact clinicians, universities, labs, consultants, and vendors.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

About Us:

Olympus Surgical Technology America is a dynamic medical device company whose vision is to anticipate the needs of surgeons through powerful see and treat procedure solutions that are safe, simple, cost efficient and produce the highest quality patient outcomes. Olympus Surgical Technology America is focused on Minimally Invasive procedures in Urology, Gynecology, General Surgery and ENT. Olympus Surgical Technology America believes its people are its greatest asset. We offer an environment that challenges everyone to grow, contribute, excel and share successes. Olympus Surgical Technology America is committed to creating a world class company with world class people. Gyrus ACMI at http://www.gyrusacmi.com/

Job Requirements::


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Bio Materials or related degree is required.

  • Minimum of 10 years of complex mechanical design experience is required.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in design/development of mechanical or electrosurgical medical devices is required.

Posting Locations:

Massachusetts, Southborough, Minnesota, Brooklyn Park, Tennessee, Bartlett

Company URL:

Gyrus ACMI at http://www.gyrusacmi.com/

Posting Title:

Evergreen Requisition - Principal Design Engineer

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