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Zimmer US Development Principal Engineer (548231) - AMER22053-365270 in Warsaw, Indiana

Job SummaryiZimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. 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. Responsible for the design, development, and processing of implants and instruments. Work is expected to encompass both the development of new products and maintenance of existing products. Position will lead large scope projects, multiple projects, or projects of significant strategic importance to the business. Management of engineering staff of equal or lower positions may be assigned.iPrincipal Duties and ResponsibilitiesiLeads the development of new products and manufacturing processes. Identifies all tasks required to complete project assignments according to Design Control procedures. Prepares work plans outlining estimated manpower requirements and development costs. Recommends project budget and schedule to carry out programs on a timely basis. Designs or directs design work for manufacturability, inspect ability and optimum cost Conducts or participates in root cause analysis for problem solving Contributes to generation of a comprehensive protocol for testing/analyzing the product Coordinating product evaluation with surgeon Prepares definitive new product specifications or modifies existing specifications Generates or updates design assurance documentation for the product Completes stress analysis on new or existing designs Generates and/or manages the creation of prototype models to evaluate new design conceptsiExpected Areas of CompetenceiFull working knowledge of and significant level of experience with new product development including project management of multiple complex projects. Demonstrated ability to methodically investigate, determine appropriate solution and resolve significantly complex problems using current and new technologies. Ability to develop or identify new technologies to address problems. Ability to develop large scale project schedules, and to assess and manage cross functional teams progress on assignments relative to project schedule. Ability to process customer complaints, engineering changes and nonconforming product, and make recommendations based upon business principles. Professional, concise, tactful and sensitive in communications. Accomplishes objectives when communicating with internal personnel, and external customers and vendors. Able to diplomatically negotiate with a requester concerning design, process, scope or timetable. Strong ability to represent the department and company. Demonstrated good written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills. Advanced working knowledge of drafting standards and geometric dimensioning and tolerance. Assures preproduction quality requirements are met. Leads or participates in the creation and improvement of processes Microsoft Office Suite and Project.iEducation/Experience RequirementsiMinimum B.S. degree from an ABET accredited school (or global equivalent) in one of the following engineering disciplines, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Bioengineering Technology, Aerospace Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering. Minimum 6 years experience. Medical device, particularly Orthopedic industry, experience preferred.iTravel RequirementsiUp to 10%iAdditional InformationiEOE M/W/Vet/Disability This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. 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.Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientati