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Engr 2, Product Development

Apply Now Job ID R-332606 Date posted 03/27/2019

Job Description Summary

The V. Mueller Products and Services business is part of the Surgery segment of BDI.  The V. Mueller business develops and manufactures surgical instruments which include a broad range of general, micro, laparoscopic, specialty and custom-made instrumentation for surgical specialties such as cardiovascular, urology, gynecology, bariatrics, neurology orthopedic, spine, thoracic, ophthalmology, ENT and plastics.


Research and Development Engineering is responsible for developing and implementing new products through adherence to established design control processes and good engineering and documentation practices.  This role will also be responsible for business critical projects, which require both technical expertise as well as strong project leadership skills. 

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What is expected of you for success in your role

  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of engineering principles in solving moderately complex technical problems
  • Demonstrates knowledge of product design and development
  • Demonstrates knowledge of best in class (i.e., Stage & Gate) process to take product from concept to commercialization
  • Leads a cross functional product development team from product conception to product launch
  • Interacts confidently with customers to uncover unmet needs
  • Independently tests, analyzes and solves technical problems
  • Applies statistical techniques and utilizes design of experiments
  • Establishes product requirements based on customer needs; verifies design output meets design input
  • Works independently to create design of multiple components, systems or devices
  • Supports the intellectual property strategy for new products


  • Bachelor's degree in Biomedical, Mechanical or related field required
  • A minimum of 3+ years related work experience required
  • Medical device experience required
  • Working knowledge of design control
  • Experience working with surgical instruments highly desirable
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organization, problem solving and interpersonal skills are necessary

Primary Work Location

USA IL - Vernon Hills

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