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Sample biomedical engineer job description

At [Company X], we believe innovation begins with our people. This approach has propelled our success in developing real-world solutions that impact healthcare around the world. We are seeking an experienced biomedical engineer to help drive our solutions-based business model and take our innovations to the next level. In this role, the biomedical engineer will join the development team in testing and implementing new diagnostic tools and medical equipment. From Day 1, our biomedical engineers can step away from their desks and work hands-on with industry-leading solutions for the healthcare industry — both national and international. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker who shares our passion for improving people’s lives.

Objectives of this role

  • Develop a deep understanding of patient goals and organizational strategies by evaluating systems and processes and identifying areas for improvement
  • Conceptualize and develop solutions based on project requirements and standards, using simulations/modeling to support expansions and changes
  • Develop and implement processes that improve production and deliver quality outputs
  • Meet company quality standards while maintaining knowledge of relevant technologies and best practices and adhering to national and local regulations
  • Develop and train junior engineers, guide technical direction, and act as a technical liaison to senior leadership


  • Analyze and interpret findings that contribute to the design and iteration of novel biomedical equipment, devices, and supporting instrumentation
  • Manage the execution and timely completion of projects by analyzing their scope and determining their specifications
  • Establish methods for product investigations, including analysis of testing programs for adequacy and sequence, compliance with requirements, and preparation of reports
  • Test the functionality of equipment and measure for accuracy, sensitivity, and selectivity
  • Monitor biomedical equipment to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Provide technical training for equipment operators

Required skills and qualifications

  • Seven or more years of experience in biological and engineering laboratory experimentation
  • Proven experience in project or program management
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Strong focus on quality control

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in biomedical engineering
  • Professional engineer (PE) certification
  • Experience in biomedical development and platform implementation