Olympus America Inc. Evergreen Requisition - Product Development Engineer in Southborough, Massachusetts

Job Duties::

  • Consult with the appropriate product manager and clinicians, when necessary, to facilitate proper design of new or modified products.

  • Generate product prints, or acts as a consultant during their preparation.

  • Prepare product specifications which may include materials, functional characteristics, processes, quality control procedures, etc.

  • Collect and maintain applicable technical, clinical, and commercial literature relating to the background and development of specific products.

  • Initiate applicable product testing and clinical evaluations.

  • Maintain responsibility for preliminary planning, scheduling, and budgeting for all assigned projects.

  • Keep abreast of new developments, materials, or processes which can be used to improve the function or production of products.

  • Consult with other departments such as purchasing, manufacturing, and sales to obtain services or information pertinent to functional needs.

  • Act as technical consultant to vendors involved in product development.

  • Evaluate and generate design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.

  • Investigate critical product/process engineering problems on demand.

  • Assist in the writing and coordinating of EDC’s (Engineering Document Changes).

  • Coordinate and provide technical assistance in the production of prototypes and MCI (Modifies Catalog Items) orders.

  • Help prepare and acts as a consultant to marketing on technical brochures, training programs, and technical presentations to customers or the sales forces.

  • Follow GMP, FDA, ISO, and Smith & Nephew operational procedures.

  • May attend or present papers at technical, trade, and standard meetings.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Description:

  • An Evergreen Requisition is an advertisement for positions that Olympus hires for throughout the year. It is a way for Olympus to build a database of qualified, interested individuals for a particular job function so that when there is a need to fill that type of role, the hiring process will be faster. By applying to an Evergreen Requisition, you are expressing your interest for a particular job function within the Olympus family of companies.

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A Product Development Engineer will carry out engineering functions involved in the maintenance, design, development and management of new and existing ENT products. The incumbent will act as a technical consultant, as needed, to other departments, customers, and sales people. EOE M/F/D/V

Olympus hires for the following: Product Development Engineer I, Product Development Engineer II, Sr. Product Development Engineer

Primary Hiring Locations: Bartlett, TN; Brooklyn Park, MN; Norwalk, OH, and Southborough, MA

Job Requirements::


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering is required for position levels.

  • Product Development Engineer I: 0-3 years of experience.

  • Product Development Engineer II: Minimum of 2 years product development experience is required. Master's

Degree is preferred.

  • Sr. Product Development Engineer: Minimum of 5 years product development experience is required. Master's

Degree is preferred.

About Us:

Olympus Surgical Technology America is a dynamic medical device company whose vision is to anticipate the needs of surgeons through powerful see and treat procedure solutions that are safe, simple, cost efficient and produce the highest quality patient outcomes. Olympus Surgical Technology America is focused on Minimally Invasive procedures in Urology, Gynecology, General Surgery and ENT. Olympus Surgical Technology America believes its people are its greatest asset. We offer an environment that challenges everyone to grow, contribute, excel and share successes. Olympus Surgical Technology America is committed to creating a world class company with world class people. Gyrus ACMI at http://www.gyrusacmi.com/

Posting Locations:

Massachusetts, Southborough, Minnesota, Brooklyn Park, Tennessee, Bartlett

Company URL:

Gyrus ACMI at http://www.gyrusacmi.com/

Posting Title:

Evergreen Requisition - Product Development Engineer

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