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Biomedical Engineer

Company: Helen of Troy
Location: Marlborough
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Join our Beauty & Wellness Team at Helen of Troy as our Biomedical Engineer (hybrid work onsite and from home), and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands; Honeywell, PUR, Braun, and Vicks. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day!

Look around your home, and you'll find us everywhere:

In your kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom. We are already making your everyday lives better. We are powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. Whether you are just starting your career or in need of a challenge, we recognize, develop, and empower talent!

What you will be doing:

The Biomedical Engineer will be responsible for acting as a point source for evaluation and validation of proposed medical devices along with development of such devices, including as needed development and evaluation/validation of algorithms, hardware, software, and theories of operation. A major component of this role will also be to fulfill Project Engineer responsibilities on a per-project basis, including the creation and maintenance of DHF documentation and oversight of technical resolution activities.

  • Maintain and create DHF files.
  • Work with Engineering and Marketing teams on new product development and sustaining engineering particularly but not exclusively as it relates to the biomedical interaction between device and consumer.
  • Work with Regulatory to develop and support new clinical studies.
  • Engineering work as it relates to the interaction of the products to the human body.
  • Development, support, or perform usability studies to test new insights and concepts.
  • Support 510K and CE registration filings with Regulatory.
  • Lab testing and analysis.
  • Work with outside testing houses for compliance testing (biocompatibility, safety, performance, FDA, etc.).
  • Perform component and system failure analysis with quality.
  • Investigation/understanding of leverage/competitive designs.
  • Development and testing of a subsystem or functions.
  • Plan experimental design adaptability/optimization and manage testing/qualification.
  • Interface and work with other members of the multi-functional team, including Electrical and Software Engineers, Marketing, Sales, and Operations. Skills needed to be successful in this role:
    • Strong oral and written communication skills including with partners across time and cultural zones
    • Good partnership and organizational skills with experience teaming/directing others Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering
      • 1+ years related experience
      • Medical device development - FDA, DHF, and all compliance related activities
      • Clinical/lab knowledge/experience
      • Strong engineering/design skills with strong mechanical/electrical proficiency and understanding of how electromechanical systems work
      • Proven track record of creative skills and innovation experience
      • Strong computer skills and knowledge with various engineering software
      • Understanding of Quality Control and regulatory systems
      • Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

        Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands. Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skills, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.



        For more information about Helen of Troy, visit You can also find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

        Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.

        We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000.

        Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO -, Hydro Flask -, Osprey -, Honeywell -, PUR -, Braun -, Vicks -, Hot Tools -, Drybar -. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.

        We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.

        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.

Keywords: Helen of Troy, Boston , Biomedical Engineer, Engineering , Marlborough, Massachusetts

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