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R-D Engineer
Ref No.: 18-45047
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start Date / End Date: 09/04/2018 to 12/31/2019
Company: Artech Information Systems
Job Title: R-D Engineer
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Duration: 15 months
Job Id: - 18-45047
Position Description
This position supports the development of a Client hemodialysis system that utilizes chemical sorbent technology. This position works in collaboration with a global team tasked with development and verification of the chemical sorbent component of the system. A majority of the time will be spent in laboratory preparing and testing sorbent materials and functional sorbent sub-components. This position works independently with limited supervision and direction.
Position Responsibilities
  • Use engineering principles to assist in the design and testing of a chemical sorbent cartridge used with a Client hemodialysis system
  • Plan and conduct experiments to characterize the sorbent cartridge and associated components.
  • Develop and optimize chemical processes and associated test methods as needed.
  • Conduct preclinical studies using functional prototypes to assess performance and identify potential issues.
  • Set-up and operate testing equipment including data acquisition software; perform calibration and test method characterization as needed.
  • Collect and prepare samples for analysis; perform sample analyses using established procedures.
  • Analyze results, document findings and present to project team for review.
  • Write and review reports of experimental procedures and results in compliance with quality system and regulatory requirements
  • Monitor and maintain laboratory supplies; partner with other scientists and engineers to maintain safe and efficient labs in compliance with established policies.
Must Have Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical or Biomedical Engineering required plus 3+ years of demonstrated experience Working knowledge of packed bed chemical reactor design and characterization
  • Proficiency operating common laboratory equipment such as balance, pH meter, conductivity meters, etc., and associated software
  • Experience working in a regulated product development environment
  • Demonstrated experience in the safe handling of chemicals and biologic materials
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office software.
  • Strong communication skills [oral, written, and/or presentation] including listening; and ability to maintain clear project status and interlocks with internal project teams and external test agencies
Highly Desired Skills and Experience:
  • MS or PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in medical device R&D Working knowledge of the principles of hemodialysis
Rajiv Maruthi