Element Materials Technology

Medical Device Project Engineer

Job Locations US-OH-Fairfield


Element has an opportunity for a Medical Device Project Engineer to join our rapidly expanding team in Fairfield, Ohio. This position manages the day to day activities of multiple projects including: planning, scheduling, testing , data analysis and reporting. The Project Engineer will manage medical device testing projects, using standard and custom test frames across a variety of implants and devices. This position will support our clients’ medical device testing requirements and work with medical device designers and manufacturers across the globe. The key responsibilities for this position include interfacing directly with clients to develop comprehensive test plans, conducting clients' tests, and designing and fabricating custom tooling and fixtures.


Element’s Life Sciences group supports developers and manufacturers in the antimicrobial, food and nutraceutical, medical device, and pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. We provide personalized testing solutions and regulatory consulting support to validate the safety and efficacy of our clients’ products at every stage of development, production and market release.



  • Provide technical and engineering leadership, and supports the development of new technologies within a local laboratory
  • Interact with customers on technical issues and questions
  • Be adept at drawing on internal knowledge as well as industry and/or academic resources in reaching testing conclusions
  • Create test plans, including protocol development, custom tooling and fixturing design, mechanical testing, data analysis and reporting
  • Understand and convey technical requirements to external and internal team members

Skills / Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of laboratory safety
  • Possess a high level of expertise related to scope, core theories, concepts, terminologies and boundaries of chosen engineering discipline
  • Possess a Bachelors of Science degree in a science or testing related field
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ pertinent post degree engineering experience, or advanced academic/professional qualifications
  • Possesses a demonstrated ability to apply academic knowledge within the context of Element’s business
  • In-depth understanding of testing concepts
  • Can analyze and compiles testing data from the tests performed
  • Possess strong computer skills


Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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