Sr Engineer.US-COL.002

Posted on Jul 27, 2022 by Integra LifeSciences

Columbia, MD
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Integra LifeSciences is a global leader in regenerative technologies and neurosurgical solutions dedicated to limiting uncertainty for clinicians, so they can focus on providing the best patient care.


Founded in 1989, Integra develops, manufactures, sells and supplies best-in-class products to regenerate tissue, remove brain tumors, prevent infection and much more. And over the last three decades, we’ve evolved into one of the world’s leading global medical technology companies with more than 4,000 dedicated employees who deliver innovative medical technology solutions.

But that’s just the beginning. Integra is growing at an unprecedented rate. We’re at a moment in time where the experience you’ll gain is more robust than the experience you bring. And we’re out to invest in your future because it’s the best way to maximize ours.


At Integra, we firmly believe our people are our greatest asset and the foundation of our success. Our comprehensive Global Total Rewards program provides competitive compensation and benefits designed to keep our people healthy, motivated and engaged. Investing in our people through these programs is possible because of Integra’s ongoing commitment to our values and our shared success.


Integra’s health as a company begins with the well-being of our people. Benefit programs vary by country, whether provided through company-sponsored insurance and programs, through statutory government programs, or a combination of both.


Regardless of geographic location, our commitment is to offer the following, whenever possible:

Benefit plans that meet all local statutory requirements

A range of programs that reflect typical local market practices

An opportunity for employees to tailor benefits to their specific needs

Benefits that balance employee’s short-term and long-term needs

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·        Develops a strategy and plan of execution using his/her scientific knowledge and ability to derive unique solutions and approaches, which are cost effective and contribute to the success of the project

·        Establishes priorities, checkpoints, and timelines for experimental work in support project objectives

·        Understands and applies basic principles of Design Controls 

·        Prepares and presents technical updates to the Tissue Technologies and Research and Development teams

·        Updates estimates, budgets, schedules, reports, and other project management documents as needed based on product design efforts and research projects

·        Submits new ideas for patent filing

·        Interfaces with Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, Research and Development, Sales, Marketing, and outside vendors to accomplish assigned tasks

·        Summarizes, interprets, reviews data, draws conclusions, and independently proposes next steps.

·        Advises project team management of resources needed to accomplish scientific project.

·        Assists with exploratory research and the identification of new products

·        Assists in planning and execution of Safety and Performance testing of products consistent with varying levels of regulatory and clinical requirements  

·        Assists in preparing and maintaining the departmental policies, procedures, and manuals

·        Uses expertise to improve operational efficiencies and meet compliance requirements

·        Effectively applies broad scientific knowledge and shows a high level of scientific and technical proficiency in own field.

·        Demonstrates reasonable knowledge/expertise outside of own field.

·        Mentors and directs other scientists and engineers in design, development, and testing for medical devices and biologics

·        May act as team leader and/or mentor junior professionals

·        Employ interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills with all levels of personnel and management to facilitate information flow among team members



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.

A B.S. in a scientific discipline with 8-12 years of relevant experience performing progressively advanced duties; An M.S. with 6-8 years relevant experience; A Ph.D. degree with 3-6 years relevant experience.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Minimum of 2 years working in a product development environment with experience in leading design control activities.

Experience in extracellular matrix processing with an understanding of the biological performance of collagen-based membranes in soft tissue, including but not limited to xenografts, allografts, natural matrices, and regenerative tissues

Experience in developing and implementing procedures, methods, and tools for the manufacture or design and testing of medical products

Experience in contributing to technical and cross-functional teams in accomplishing projects with notable impact(s) on company objectives

Experience/familiarity with U.S. FDA, GMP, and ISO requirements for the design, validation, manufacturing processes, secondary operations, and/or assembly of medical components and devices


No travel is required; travel up to 15% may be requestedbased upon project needs.


Normal office environment: must be computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Suite of Products including Word, Excel, Outlook or similar, Power Point, Visio, and Project.



The physical requirements listed in this section include, but are not limited, to the motor/physical abilities and skills require of this position in order to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

While undertaking the essential duties and responsibilities of the position, the employee must repeatedly

sit, listen, speak, and and be able to operate office equipment such as computers, copiers etc The employee is required to go to all areas of the company. The employee may be required to periodically lift and/or move up to 25 pounds



The adverse working conditions listed in this section include, but are not limited to, those environmental conditions to which the employee may be exposed while undertaking the essential duties and responsibilities of this position, which is that of a general plant environment.


Adverse exposure may result from the handling of hazardous and biohazardous materials that include, but are not limited to, flammable and corrosive liquids, compressed gases, sharps, and medical wastes.

Job requirements include working in the operating room environment as well as bioskills laboratories and therefore entail exposure to medical sharps.


Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus and to protect our employees, all new hires in the US and Puerto Rico will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to be considered for employment with Integra LifeSciences, unless eligible for an accommodation as provided by law.


Reference: 74903242

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