Biomechanical Research Engineer

Date: Mar 8, 2023

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34109-7896

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 57515 
Title: Biomechanical Research Engineer 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Naples, FL









Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in Orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for a Research Engineer for biomechanical studies. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better.


Main Objective: Lead, conduct, and coordinate biomechanical research studies in a laboratory setting and report findings.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and perform biomechanical research studies aligned with Arthrex’s strategic research initiatives to facilitate evaluation of new and existing technologies and design concepts. Such research could include:
    • Static and dynamic mechanical testing
    • Cadaveric testing
  • Collaborate with surgeons and product management on research studies and projects.
  • Participate in writing, preparation, and submission process of scientific articles.
  • Perform biomechanical studies by preparing test samples, data collection, record keeping, statistical analysis, and report writing.
  • Operate a variety of materials testing machines, gauges, and software to obtain requested testing results. Maintain and update records of work performed to contribute to team and personal metrics.
  • Minimal travel and some flexibility of work hours may be required, including occasional evenings and weekends.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Proficient in mechanical testing equipment and methods. Able to operate a variety of mechanical testing machines and collect data.
  • General understanding of mechanical and biomechanical testing methods and principles. Familiar with ASTM testing standards.
  • Knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy, orthopedic implants, and surgical techniques.
  • Ability to perform peer-reviewed literature searches.   
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Accurate record keeping and applies Good Document Practices.
  • Able to use Microsoft Office and data analysis, statistics, and CAD software.


Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering, or related field required.
  • Experience in a biomechanical laboratory setting preferred.
  • Previous work experience in Orthopedics or a related field preferred.



Arthrex 2023 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Medical Clinics
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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