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Sr. Product Development Engineer

Date:  Nov 30, 2022

Danvers, Massachusetts, US, 01923-2575

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, and offices in Baltimore, MD, Woburn, MA, Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 2,000 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery

ABIOMED is redefining team-driven success while reshaping heart recovery. Here, new ideas are welcomed and encouraged, learning is constant, and our dynamic setting enables positive people to do profoundly important work.


The ideal candidate for this important role on our growing Surgical development team will be goal & data-driven, detail oriented and experienced in the medical industry. Ideally, this new team member will come in with experience in the technical development of class III medical devices for chronic application, bringing new products to market through commercial launches and/or first in human studies. This senior-level Engineer will lead complex technical design and development activities, collaborate with senior and junior staff to execute tasks, and coordinate with cross-functional teams to achieve success.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Uses broad expertise and knowledge to apply technical and medical developments to the companies’ products and heart recovery technologies.
  • Apply technical leadership and expertise in the use of advanced techniques for mechanical, fluid, vibration, thermal, reliability, magnetic and systems analyses to efficiently achieve optimal designs for new and existing product platforms.
  • Prepares, presents, and leads formal/informal reviews of results, deigns, and analyses, and drives alignment with peers, project team, and cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Fabricate and evaluate prototypes with assistance from junior staff, technical support team (Machine Shop, Technicians and Designers) and suppliers.
  • Develop and update design documentation including test protocols, reports, and engineering summaries to support both quality and regulatory documentation.
  • Resolve producibility issues with internal and external manufacturing partners. Work with internal and external manufacturing partners to ensure producible designs (DFM). Document designs by constructing solid models and drawings using GD&T and stack-up analyses.
  • Suggest, contribute, and champion initiatives to improve the Engineering Department’s operations and procedures.
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams that span global operations. Proficient in English verbal and written communication.  Must enjoy team approach over individual contributions.



  • 5-7 years mechanical product development experience required; strong preference for experience with class III medical devices for chronic application 
  • Demonstrated history of theoretical and applied understanding of mechanical and/or electromechanical design
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or directly related scientific discipline; advanced degree strongly preferred 
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time, domestically & international (US & EU)

Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law. Abiomed maintains a drug-free workplace.