R&D Engineer

Location: Sarasota, FL

Summary of Functions:

Participates in all aspects of design and development of new products and changes to existing products including, but not limited to:

  • Generating concepts and product designs via interactions with various market input sources;
  • Refining design through cross functional DFM / DFA activities;
  • Lead team through all phases of the project from concept through commercialization;
  • Generating documentation related to design.


This position reports to Director of R&D, Sports Medicine.

Major Duties and Responsibilities/Authority:

  • Developing and innovating new procedure enabling medical devices including instruments, implant systems, and orthopedic devices.
  • Generating, reviewing, and/or approving product documentation including, but not limited to, design documentation (e.g. design plan, design inputs, etc.), drawings/prints, inspection procedures, protocols, reports, labeling, risk management documentation (e.g. risk management plan, risk analysis, etc.), deviation requests, and regulatory submissions.
  • Supporting industrialization and tech-transfer activities of newly developed products into production at internal and external sites.
  • Creating, maintaining, and contributing to the Design History File (DHF), Risk Management File, Device Master Record (DMR), and Technical File as necessary.
  • Assistance with design related issues (e.g. nonconformances, customer complaints, etc.)
  • Project management and training as necessary.
  • Ensure safety and quality considerations and requirements are pro-actively addressed and implemented in product production processes.
  • Assist in the timely resolution of safety and quality issues raised by customers or staff.
  • Support Parcus Medical Quality System and Safety and Health Program by following procedures and advising others, utilizing Quality by Design, Design Control, and Design for Manufacturability best practices to enable smooth transition of products from development to manufacturing.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work at a desk.
  • The employee might be frequently required to climb stairs, kneel, or crouch, in accordance with job duties.
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs.

Experience and/or Educational Requirements:

  • Engineering or technical degree, preferably Mechanical or Biomedical;
  • Experience with or ability to learn MS Office, SolidWorks and/or other CAD/CAM packages, and inspection/testing software;
  • Experience designing and developing medical devices with Class I and Class II device preferred.
  • Sports Medicine experience and/or familiarity with FDA QSR’s and ISO 13485 preferred.

Additional Information:

Work out of the Sarasota office during the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM M-F (subject to change).


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