R&D Engineer – Continuous Improvement

Miami, FL
Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

This position involves collaborating with senior R&D engineers, quality, regulatory, and operations.  Conducting research, assisting in design tasks, and contributing to the overall product development process to support continuous improvement efforts of existing product lines.


  • Collaborate with senior engineers and cross-functional teams to contribute to the design and development of new products and continuous improvements of existing product lines.
  • Assist in creating detailed design specifications, drawings, and prototypes.
  • Conduct research to understand current industry trends, competitive products, and emerging technologies in orthopedic medical device development.
  • Analyze technical literature, research papers, and patent documents to inform design decisions.
  • Participate in the fabrication of prototypes using relevant materials and processes.
  • Assist in conducting tests and experiments to evaluate device performance, mechanical properties, and usability.
  • Utilize SolidWorks to create 3D models of orthopedic implants and instrumentation.
  • Collaborate with design teams to iterate and refine device designs based on feedback.
  • Maintain accurate and organized documentation of design changes, test results, and development activities.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports summarizing findings, design iterations, and progress.
  • Understand design controls and relevant regulatory standards (e.g., FDA, ISO) applicable to orthopedic medical device development.
  • Work closely with experienced engineers, designers, and project managers to align on project goals and milestones.
  • Contribute ideas for innovative solutions to enhance device performance and usability.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or a related field.
  • Strong interest in orthopedic device development and a desire to learn and contribute.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering principles, materials, and mechanics. Basic machine skills.
  • Proficiency in using CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks) for 3D design.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to assist in identifying and addressing technical issues.  Self-starter who takes initiative to move projects forward.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining accurate and organized documentation.
  • Enthusiasm for learning, adaptability, and a proactive approach to tasks.

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