Senior Engineer - Product Engineering (Nitinol)

Date: May 18, 2023

Location: Fridley – Minnesota, US, 55421

Company: Heraeus

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


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and cutting-edge technologies to create products used all over the world with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Medevio

Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medevio, we bring lifesaving and life-changing medical devices to market through partnerships with medical device manufacturing companies. Backed by Heraeus Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 listed company, we are committed to the growth of our teams and organization by providing an open space for open minds.

To reach our vision of improving 100 million lives every year, we foster a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, growth, and the opportunity to try new things. With sites in the United States, European Union, and Asia, and over 2,200 employees worldwide, together, we will meet tomorrow's challenges today.


The primary responsibility of this position is to lead design and development activities on nitinol and nitinol-related medical device products.


The following challenges await you:

  • Lead and execute design & development activities across the product development lifecycle
  • Create detailed technical execution plans with the client and internal project team
  • Lead customer interactions on technical deliverables comfortably and confidently
  • Lead activities for concept generation and selection 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 across various functional areas
  • Mentor less experienced engineers throughout project execution
  • Facilitate and make technical decisions on projects (e.g. 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, including specific experience with nitinol (material properties, laser cutting, post processing, shape setting, testing, etc.)
  • Well established knowledge of multiple engineering functional areas (e.g. product development, test, modeling, process, etc.)
  • Experience and knowledge in Use of nitinol components in medical devices plus
  • Independently applies knowledge of the methodology for process/design selection
  • Able to communicate complex technical concepts to broad audiences and customers
  • 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
  • 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
  • Must be willing and able to travel between the Fridley and White Bear Lake, Minnesota facilities as business needs require



Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis