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Engineer - Medical Devices
Research Triangle Park, NC
1+ Years
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$30.00-45.00/Hour, Depending on Experience
1 Year+ Contract
8AM - 5PM Mon. - Fri.

Seeking a highly talented engineer to develop innovative solutions that address current and future health care needs in the area of infectious disease diagnostics. The associate will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team that is developing technologies to address the global infectious disease diagnostics market. The associate will develop, build and test microfluidic devices and related components for biological sample purification. The associate will evaluate designs for manufacturability and contribute to the transition from prototype to validation devices and assembly procedures. Responsibilities will also include development of test methods and fixtures to characterize systems to determine release criteria and support validation. This position is a one year temporary position.
The candidate will have an advanced set of skills and knowledge in device design for manufacturability, fabrication, and characterization, and should be able to plan and conduct scientific experiments and effectively analyze, interpret, and present experimental results with minimal oversight. The candidate should also be able to adapt to changing requirements that can arise in a dynamic work environment and will be expected to contribute intellectually in areas not directly related to his or her field.

Design, implementation and testing of microfluidic, and/or electro-mechanical systems
Develop tests and fixtures to evaluate performance and develop release criteria for microfluidic, and/or electro-mechanical systems
Transition prototype designs and assembly procedures to validation level devices and procedures
Conduct device performance test with biological samples
Review and provide input into acceptance criteria for technical specifications
Communicate progress, results, conclusions and test steps to team and management
Keep lab notes, data and experimental observation in lab book
Demonstrate strong personal accountability for completion of project milestones and deliverables
Work independently, receiving technical guidance on complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects

BS or greater in Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related degree.
3-5 years of medical device experience. Experience with disposable microfluidic devices strongly preferred
Experience with, material selection, device assembly, injection molding, machining practices and electro-mechanical assemblies.
Experience in manufacturing process development, validations and qualifications.
Experience designing automated or semi-automated system tests is preferred.
Experience with 3D CAD and Drafting (preferably SolidWorks Modeling).
Proficiency with equipment/fixture fabrication and machine shop skills
Self-motivation, focus, determination, self-reliance, open-mindedness, amiability, and flexibility
Ability to work effectively within the project team and the cross-functional organization
Working knowledge with biological samples and BSL2 environment a plus

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