Senior Engineer 1, Electrical - Product Improvement

Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 50386 
Title: Senior Engineer 1, Electrical - Product Improvement 
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 Senior Engineer 1, Electrical – Product Improvement to support sustaining engineering activities of our Synergy product portfolio. Synergy is the fastest-growing video and integration solution in operating rooms worldwide. This innovative system allows health care professionals to experience the value of interconnectivity, high-quality 4k NIR image clarity, and dynamic patient engagement applications to improve the quality of care. Synergy’s operating room technology is trusted and proven, driving efficiency, controlling costs, and treating patients better.  Excellent interpersonal, presentation and leadership skills along with five years or more of related engineering experience and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering are essential for this position. The position does require travel.  Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.



Manage and coordinate as assigned Sustaining Engineering tasks including design, engineering, documentation, manufacturability and qualification of the project as required.



  1. Maintains released Device Master Records (DMR) of assigned product portfolio by owning sustaining activities including End of Life component replacement, and supply chain issues, specifying alternative components, materials, and solutions as required.
  2. Performs analysis of analog and digital circuits including performance estimation, power dissipation, frequency response, and tolerance stackup.
  3. Evaluates devices, circuits, and interconnection systems for performance and potential interference.
  4. Coordinates and performs safety and EMC testing/mitigation in-house and thorugh third-party testing laboratories.
  5. Initiates product cost reduction and performance/quality improvement projects from concept phase to production implementation with support of Design Engineering Staff.
  6. Recommends design changes to Design Engineering Staff.
  7. Builds and maintains strong relationships with key manufacturing partners, both internal and external, supporting them on process improvements.
  8. Partners with Supply Chain and Supplier Quality Engineers to downselect and onboard contract manufacturers and component suppliers.
  9. Partners with Quality Engineering and Design Engineering in performing root cause investigations.
  10. Builds prototypes, products, and systems suitable for testing.  Sets up tests, performs tests, and runs lab simulations in order to perform design verification and root cause analysis.
  11. Authors, approves, and manages Engineering Change Orders (ECO) including engineering documentation such as drawings and schematics.
  12. Participates in product design reviews of new product development projects with Design Engineering Staff, providing oversight of component selection, circuit design, layout, testability, serviceability, and manufacturability.
  13. Determines budgets for assigned projects.  Works with Program Management Office (PMO) to develop project schedules.
  14. Maintains Design History Files (DHF) for assigned products and updates as necessary, adhering to Arthrex design control procedures.
  15. Provides Regulatory technical support for assigned products as needed.
  16. Supports Marketing and Product Management with technical information to be used for training and marketing of assigned products.
  17. Facilitates creation of Design Verification test plans, protocols, and reports for design changes with support from Design Engineering Staff.
  18. Reports progress and status of assigned projects on a timely basis to supervisor.
  19. Maintains familiarity with the state of the art of technology used in assigned products.

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering is required.
  • 5 years of relevant electrical engineering experience is required.


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

  • Working knowledge of electrical manufacturing processes, specifically PCB’s and PCBA’s, is required.
  • Ability to troubleshoot circuits using oscilloscopes is required.
  • Knowledge of board layout practices, schematic creation preferred.
  • Project management and communication skills preferred.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

  • Proficiency in the use of schematic capture and PCB layout software is required.
  • Proficienty in use of advanced electronic test equipment such as digital oscilloscopes, multimeters, signal generators, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and others is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of ESD protection devices and safety practices for working with high voltage circuitry is required.
  • Proficiency in IEC and ISO technical standards is preferred.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Naples

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