Engineering Co-Op, R&D - Transcatheter Mitral & Tricuspid Therapies (TMTT)
Company: Edwards Lifesciences
Posted on: October 12, 2018
This Co-Op position is a full-time position working as a Research and Development Engineer in the cutting edge medical device field with a focus on devices and therapies to treat tricuspid valve disease. This is a hands-on position where the student will work closely as a part of the R&D engineering team to develop, test, and implement designs pertaining to advanced transcatheter technology to address issues caused by structural heart disease. The Co-Op engineer will have the opportunity to develop design skills and act as an integral and contributing member of the development team. Students will design and test new concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative medical devices to help improve the quality of life of patients suffering from varying forms of heart failure. The Co-op engineer will report to an R&D manager and will be required to report on daily tasks and activities. ROLE EXPECTATIONS The Co-Op Engineer will: + Be timely, punctual, and responsible for day-to-day attendance while proactively seeking direction from their manager. + Conceptualize, develop, and iterate designs in response to design requirements specified. + Test new designs (functional testing, mechanical testing, and simulated use) and brainstorm novel ideas for device improvements using test results. + Assist in documenting production department concerns and aid in troubleshooting and resolving technical problems. + Be proficient in drafting software (SolidWorks preferred). + Provide documentation support and complete written reports on testing and designs. + Actively participate in design reviews and provide relevant feedback for teammates. LOCATION Program participants will work in our corporate headquarters in Irvine, California. Please visit Edwards.com for information on all of our locations. Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS To qualify for Co-Op opportunities, the candidate must be: + Currently enrolled as a student for the duration of the Co-Op project (MUST be able to work full-time from January 2019 ? August 2019). Junior or Senior (preferred) standing, pursuing degree in Mechanical Engineering (preferred) or Biomedical Engineering. + Minimum 3.0 GPA + Comfortable working in laboratory environment. + Hands-on and highly motivated. Able to follow procedures, perform testing and clearly convey data results. + Strong interest in pursuing a career in the healthcare and medical devices industry. + Proficient in drafting software. SolidWorks (preferred) or Creo Parametric + Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Submit your resume to our Co-Op opportunities listed on www.edwards.com/careers/jobs. Our Co-Op recruitment period is from September through December 2018. Specific Co-Op projects will be identified during this time and qualified candidates will be contacted for further discussion and preliminary phone interviews. Selected candidates may be asked to travel to the Edwards Campus in Irvine, California for formal onsite interviews and final selection. The timeframe for this Co-Op is from January 2019 to August 2019. About Edwards Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide. For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Title: Engineering Co-Op, R&D - Transcatheter Mitral & Tricuspid Therapies (TMTT)Location: USA-USA-California - IrvineJob Number: 015171
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