Senior Engineer - Product Engineering (Catheters)

Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Fridley – Minnesota, US, 55421

Company: Heraeus

Senior Engineer - Product Engineering (Catheters)
Location Fridley – Minnesota
Full Time

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 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.

As a global company with 10 locations worldwide, we are committed to the growth of our teams and sites. Our vision is to improve 100 million lives each year, and to accomplish our vision, we have built a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, and the opportunity to take risks and try new things. Good ideas are celebrated here, so join us as we act boldly, think openly, work thoughtfully, and with our partners, improve patient lives worldwide.

Heraeus Medical Components is part of the Heraeus Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 listed portfolio company. The group’s roots go back to a family pharmacy started in 1660. Today, the Heraeus group includes businesses in the environmental, electronics, health and industrial applications sectors. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and holds a leading position in its global markets.


This position will be located in Fridley, Minnesota.


The primary responsibility of this position is to lead design and development activities (concept generation, requirements generation, prototyping, 3D modeling, 2D prints creation, concept evaluation) on complete medical device development program. The optimal candidate would have experience leading complex catheter development projects from concept to production.


The following challenges await you:

  • Create technical execution plan and deliverables with the project manager
  • Lead and execute design and development project-related activities within the internal team
  • Lead customer interaction on technical deliverables comfortably and confidently
  • Lead activities for concept generation with strong technical problem-solving skills
  • Mentor engineers on the team to conduct engineering analysis on designs, concepts, and the associated research
  • Lead and monitor documentation practices for requirements, design output, design verification, and testing using Heraeus and/or customer’s QMS
  • Communicate complex information concisely and clearly to all levels of collaborators, including customers, team members, and others
  • Mentor less experienced engineers throughout project execution
  • Facilitate and make technical decisions on projects (i.e. vendor selection, critical to quality on the design, concept selection, etc.)
  • Other duties may be assigned


Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field required, master’s degree in Engineering or related technical field helpful
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience required, optimally in medical device development
  • Well established knowledge of multiple engineering functional areas (i.e. product development, test, modeling, process, etc.)
  • Anatomical knowledge of the vasculature and clinical knowledge of coronary/ peripheral/ neurological procedures is helpful
  • Independently applies knowledge of the methodology for process/design selection
  • Able to communicate complex technical concepts to broad audiences
  • Consistently demonstrates creativity in applying engineering principles to solve complex problems
  • Able to make data driven decisions utilizing statistical tools such as DOE, tolerance stack-up analysis, or Minitab
  • Strong independent problem-solving skills and actively works to coach others in this area
  • Proficient with new technology development
  • Capable of creating a plan to solve complex technical problems and lead others to resolution
  • Actively, informally or formally coaches and mentors less experienced engineers
  • Able to communicate complex topics to customers
  • Has established cross-functional relationships and is able to influence to drive results
  • Clearly communicates need for continuous improvement and champions change within the organization



Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis