Engineer II - Product Engineering

Date: Nov 8, 2021

Location: Fridley – Minnesota, US, 55421

Company: Heraeus

Engineer II - Product Engineering
Location Fridley – Minnesota
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 14,800 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medical Components, we leverage our breadth of expertise in material science, leading-edge technologies, and supply chain excellence to build sustainable and successful partnerships with medical device OEMs. As a result, the quality of the work we do is felt and trusted by our partners and the patients who rely on them for life-saving and life-changing medical devices. 


We are relentless in our pursuit of doing things better because we know that today’s best is simply tomorrow’s building block for what’s next. As a global company headquartered in the medical device hub of Minnesota, with 10 locations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, two Collaboration Hubs dedicated to R&D, and 2,000 employees worldwide, we are committed to the growth of our teams and our organization. To help drive this growth, our company is backed by a Global Fortune 500 holding corporation that has been around for more than 200 years, with a history of providing open spaces for open minds.  


Our vision is to improve 100 million lives each year. To accomplish our vision, we have built a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, and the opportunity for our people to advance and develop. Good ideas are celebrated here, so join us as we act boldly, think openly, work thoughtfully, and with our partners, improve patient lives worldwide.


The primary responsibility of this position is to conduct design and development activities throughout the lifecycle of products, including concept generation, requirements generation, prototyping, 3D modeling, 2D prints creation, concept evaluation, design verification, and design validation.


This position will be located at our Collaboration Hub in Fridley, Minnesota.


The following challenges await you:

  • Conduct design and development project related activities throughout the product lifecycle with minimal supervision
  • Perform activities for concept generation and use technical problem-solving based on customer interests, budgets, and market research
  • Conduct engineering analysis on designs, concepts, and associated research
  • Create documentation for requirements, design output, design verification, and testing using Heraeus and/or customer’s QMS
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to move forward in the product development cycle
  • Communicate information concisely and clearly when working with customers, team members, and others
  • Assist in forming resolution implementation with others, according to project milestones
  • Define product performance, including dimensions, tolerances, and special characteristics
  • Other duties may be assigned


Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field required
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience required; catheter, guidewire, leads, delivery system experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of multiple engineering functional areas (i.e. product development, design, test, modeling, process, etc.)
  • Demonstrates understanding of the importance of input on the design selection
  • Able to communicate technical concepts
  • Shows creativity in applying engineering principle to find effective solutions
  • Able to make data driven decisions utilizing statistical tools such as DOE, tolerance stack-up analysis, or Minitab
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to coach others
  • Willing and able to informally or formally coach and mentor less experienced engineers
  • Able to communicate basic topics to customers
  • Has established cross-functional relationships to help drive results
  • Easily adapts to change and demonstrates desire for continuous improvement

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis