R&D SENIOR ENGINEER


Atrial fibrillation (AFIB) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. 20 million people around the world suffer from AFIB each year. Biosense Webster, Inc. is the global leader in the science of diagnosing and treating heart rhythm disorders. The company established its leadership in electrophysiology with the development of the first real-time, 3D cardiac mapping and navigation technology, as well as the first electrophysiology catheter. The introduction of the company’s CARTO® 3 System in 2009 revolutionized 3D mapping technology by increasing the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of the cardiac ablation procedure.


Biosense Webster is seeking an R&D Senior Engineer to work in Irwindale, California.

The R&D Senior Engineer will:
  • Support project teams in the development of electrophysiology catheters and/or related accessories at Biosense Webster
  • Project support includes design, design for manufacturing, test method development and product verification and validation testing
  • Design electrophysiology catheters and/or related accessories (cables, sheaths, etc.)
  • Interface with external vendors to develop and/or procure components
  • Resolve design problems related to material, specifications and tolerances, service requirements, manufacturing procedures and cost
  • Develop tools, jigs and fixtures
  • Create preliminary sketches of design concepts
  • Perform measurements and analysis, create engineering samples, develop and execute engineering testing
  • Conduct testing (e.g. benchtop, V&V, pre-clinical) by developing and executing protocols and generating reports
  • Gather VOC from customers
  • Lead technical reviews (design reviews, technical assessments
  • Recommend, design and/or purchase equipment
  • Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level
  • Responsible for ensuring subordinates follow all Company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition
  • Responsible for ensuring personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Performs other duties assigned as needed


Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent is required. Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years of related experience is required
  • An Electrophysiology background is preferred
  • Ability to use CAD software such as Solidworks
  • Ability to lead a technical team
  • Must possess good communication skills (verbal and written), familiar with project management methodology, problem solving, and presentation skills
  • Location: This position is in Irwindale, California
  • Travel: Up to 10% travel (global and domestic) may be required


Primary Location
United States-California-Irvine
Organization
Biosense Webster Inc. (6010)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)
Requisition ID
2788180601