Research Senior Engineer II (736641)
Zimmer Biomet

Warsaw, Indiana

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Job Summary

*This position is partially remote, and partially onsite, in Warsaw, Indiana.

Zimmer Biomet is a global medical technology leader. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

The core responsibility for this position is to solve challenging R&D problems in support of global departments by means of computer simulation including finite element analysis (FEA), morphologic analyses, image analysis and multi-body dynamics/musculoskeletal modeling. The work encompasses supporting the development of new products, the maintenance of existing products, and the execution of research projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs all phases of computational simulation of product performance, from formulating a protocol through documenting results, in order to address biomechanical simulation needs.
  • Designs and drives research projects. Presents the results internally, as well as in international conferences. Identifies opportunities to publish in peer reviewed journals.
  • Provides technical assistance to other departments within Zimmer Biomet (Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, etc.) for the maintenance of existing products.
  • Is involved in improving the efficiency of internal procedures and software resources.
Expected Areas of Competence
  • Must possess an advanced knowledge of engineering, simulation methods and biomechanics.
  • Experience with commercial FEA software (ANSYS, Abaqus), patient specific modeling and computer programing (Python/Matlab) is required.
  • Experience with other tools relevant to preparing and solving problems in computational biomechanics (e.g., CAD, medical image analysis, machine learning) is desired.
  • Knowledge of testing standards related to computational modeling (FDA guidance documents, ASME V&V) is desired.
  • Familiarity with software verification and validation.
  • Demonstrated ability to methodically investigate and resolve problems.
  • Ability to maintain and assess own progress on multiple assignments relative to project schedules.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work in a cross-functional team.
  • Publication track record is an asset.
Education/Experience Requirements
  • A Ph.D. or M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related discipline required. Candidates possessing a bachelor's degree with applicable prior work experience will also be considered.
  • 5+ years medical device experience preferred, particularly in orthopedic industry
Travel Requirements

Up to 10%

Additional Information

At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

As a Zimmer Biomet team member, you will share in our commitment to providing mobility and renewed life to people around the world. This is why we offer you a competitive rewards package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness incentives, employee assistance programs as well as paid time off for vacation and holidays.


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