Engineer II - Biomechanical Research Testing

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34109-7896

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 57510 
Title: Engineer II - Biomechanical Research Testing 
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 Biomechanical Research Engineer II. 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 and Arthroplasty product testing in a laboratory setting and report findings.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and perform biomechanical research studies to support product testing needs, including feasibility, product verification, regulatory submission, and post-market analysis.
  • Design and perform research to facilitate evaluation of new technologies and design concepts.
  • Participate in writing, preparation and submission process of scientific articles.
  • Perform mechanical testing studies by preparing test samples, data collection, record keeping, and statistical analysis.
  • Prepare technical reports and disseminate information to facilitate product related business decision making.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and regular calibrations on laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain laboratory organization and cleanliness.
  • 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.
  • Must comply with all laboratory safety instructions and wear PPE as appropriate for various activities.



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

  • Able to operate a variety of mechanical testing machines and collect testing data                   
  • Knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy                 
  • Familiar with orthopedic implants and surgical techniques
  • Familiar with ASTM testing standards
  • Able to use multiple software platforms for data analysis, statistics, and CAD
  • Able to recognize abnormal testing results and identify the source                     
  • Proficient in mechanical testing equipment and methods                    
  • Able to identify anatomical landmarks during dissections              
  • Accurate record keeping and applies Good Document Practices
  • Able to train new employees     


Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering, or related field required.
  • Previous mechanical testing experience preferred.            
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a biomechanical laboratory setting required.  
  • Previous experience with Arthroplasty implants 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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