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Product Development Engineer II

Req ID:  2795


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Product Development Engineer II is responsible for supporting and assisting all aspects of product development. Primary responsibilities of the position are assisting other engineers in defining product specifications, design inputs, product design, verification testing and supporting design validation studies. Other activities include evaluating alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total device. He or she must understand medical device design control requirements and be able to work effectively in a cross functional team. Conducts feasibility studies of the design to determine ability to function as intended. Maintains detailed documentation throughout all phases of research and development. May serve as a core or extended team member on PRP/NPD projects.

Job Duties

* Assists other engineer working with Marketing to facilitate proper design of new or modified products.


* Works with vendors involved in product development and ongoing production.


* Conducts testing and collects the necessary product data.


* Assists other engineers working with Marketing to define and specify new product user requirements, design inputs for medical devices.


* Designs various aspects of medical devices with a focus on design for manufacturability, ergonomics and COGS.


* Supports product verification and validation testing requirements, author testing protocols and testing reports to ensure products meet specification.


* Investigates and solves critical production product/process problems on demand.


* Performs design analysis, e.g. tolerance stack-ups, strength of materials (factor of safety), FEA risk analysis, etc. required for new and existing products.


* All Other Essential Duties as directed.

Job Requirements



Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent in years of industry experience.


* Minimum of 2 years of related experience, or  0 years with Master's degree. 


* Must have working knowledge of FDA requirements, including 820CFR, ISO14971, IEC60601, GMP and other standards as they relate to the design and manufacture of medical devices.




Knowledge of statistical analysis package (Stat Ease, Minitab) preferred.


* Experience with the creation and critical review of engineering drawing and specification documentation.


* Understands geometric dimensioning and tolerance experience.


* Proficient in Microsoft Windows environment, Outlook, excel, MS project, 3D CAD/CAM software.


* Strong problem solving skills.


* Must be able to prioritize and organize work.


* Must be able to collaborate and work well within cross-functional teams.


* Must be able to communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and in writing.


* Must be able to organize and align project tasks and issues.


* Ability to adapt to and support change with a positive attitude.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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