Job Description

Title: Product Development Engineer - Orthopedic Implants (Trauma and Extremity Products)

Florida – Company paid relocation provided, to include packing and moving of household goods, temporary housing, and a relocation bonus.

Job Description:

Are you a talented and innovative engineer with a passion for developing orthopedic implants to advance the standard of care? Are you experienced in trauma and extremity plating/screw product design and looking for an exciting opportunity to see your career grow? If so, we have an excellent career opportunity for you!
Our client is a global leading medical device company specializing in orthopedic implants, and we are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Product Development Engineer to join their growing team. This is a newly created role to help support the future growth of the business unit. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in designing and developing state-of-the-art trauma and extremity products that improve the quality of life for patients.

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including surgeons, marketing, and manufacturing, to define product specifications, design requirements, and project objectives for trauma and extremity products.
• Utilize your expertise in orthopedic implant design and engineering principles to develop innovative concepts and solutions.
• Generate detailed 3D models, engineering drawings, and prototypes for new product development.
• Conduct design reviews and perform risk assessments to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
• Drive product testing and validation activities, analyzing test results and making design adjustments as necessary.
• Work closely with manufacturing and quality teams to ensure a seamless transition from product development to production.
• Monitor industry trends, new technologies, and competitor activities to identify opportunities for product enhancement and innovation.
• Collaborate with surgeons and key opinion leaders to gather feedback and insights, incorporating them into the product development process.
• Prepare and maintain accurate documentation, including design history files and technical reports.

• Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field (advanced degree is preferred).
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in product development within the medical device industry, with a focus on orthopedic hardware, implants, trauma, and extremity products.
• Strong knowledge of orthopedic implant design principles, biomaterials, and manufacturing processes.
• Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks) and experience with 3D modeling and engineering drawings.
• Familiarity with regulatory requirements and standards for medical device development.
• Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines and delivering high-quality results.
• Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively to overcome design challenges.
• Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
• Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and quality in all aspects of work.

To apply, please submit your resume, using the link below or by sending it to We appreciate your interest and look forward to speaking directly with all applicants who meet the minimum requirements.


Employee Type
Full-Time Regular
South FL
Date Posted