NuVasive, Inc. Development Engineer - Cervical Fixation in San Diego, California

Development Engineer - Cervical Fixation

US, US, CA - San Diego

Minimum Level of Education Required:Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel:Up to 10%

Location:CA - San Diego


Job Description

This is an exciting role for a talented entry-level Engineer on our Fixation team, working on plating for the cervical spine. To help you grow in your technical skills and engineering career, we will provide training and mentorship as you hone your skills as you work on mechanical design of components and assemblies. Technical activities include projects leading to product improvement. You will also contribute on several levels including:

  • Contribute documentation for support of project Design History Files.

  • Gain cadaver lab/OR experience – support MVP’s (C-Arm training).

  • Interface effectively with suppliers and become educated on manufacturing methods and capabilities.

  • Gain experience in aspects of product development process (Testing, Marketing, Quality, Regulatory, etc.).

  • Perform duties in compliance with applicable FDA and state regulations as well as standards including, but not limited to, ISO 13485.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline

  • 0-3 years of previous experience

  • Previous CAD experience is essential - preferably Pro/E or SolidWorks.

  • Proficient and accurate with word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), charting, flow charting, and graphs as well as competency in navigating the Internet.

  • Ability/willingness to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the medical device field, ideally in spine.

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