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. 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

  • Minimum 1-5 years of experience and a Bachelors degree in a related engineering discipline. Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering preferred. Previous hands on testing experience required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling (Solidworks, Geomagic, etc.)
  • Familiarity with medical devices and general anatomy
  • Data acquisition (Labview, DASYLab, MTS, Instron)



Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 6,500 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: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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