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Sr. Product Development Engineer II, preCARDIA

Date:  Jan 31, 2023

Danvers, Massachusetts, US, 01923

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

We are looking for a highly motivated, hands-on engineer for our newest platform, a proprietary catheter and controller system that complements Abiomed’s product portfolio to expand options for patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF).


Our team is dynamic and we are looking to add a versatile, eager-to-learn, and driven individual to own and collaborate on design initiatives. You will have a tangible impact on this new platform, the business, and ultimately improving patient care. 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide product development expertise leading system design and engineering initiatives
  • Execute across a diverse group of engineering disciplines (mechanical, human factors, systems, and test)
  • Establish design goals and specifications based on voice of customer and requirements
  • Effectively engage and mobilize a cross-functional team to address complex product development challenges and drive toward robust solutions
  • Apply and/or develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories, and concepts that may be new to the industry
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of competitive technologies to Abiomed products and pipeline
  • Recognize the gaps, initiate, develop, and establish infrastructure, tools, and knowledge base to propel successful product developments
  • Committed to being customer focused and responsive to unmet needs


Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or engineering discipline (Mechanical background desired); Advanced degree preferred
  • 8+ years leading and executing successful Product Development projects, providing hands on technical management, preferably in medical devices
  • Team oriented. Proven teamwork skills in a cross-functional engineering environment, ability to motivate and empower team members, and set and manage expectations.
  • Experience throughout product development, including requirement definition, Human Factors (IEC 62366), design characterization, and transfer to manufacturing
  • History of applying fundamental concepts of mechanical design and material properties to drive product development
  • Experience working with outside partners for product design and manufacturing
  • Able to travel 10% of time within the US and Overseas (post – Covid restrictions)
  • Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly, effectively, and frequently (oral and written)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and experience identifying root cause
  • Execution driven, highly adaptable
  • Able to lead and manage in a rapid paced, complex environment
  • Customer-centric design, development, and engagement approach. Knowledge of cath lab and/or cardiothoracic/vascular surgical environments is a plus.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Boston