Research and Development Engineer (Contract)

Winston Salem, NC 27105

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 92300 Branch: Direct Hire

Job Description

The Resource is hiring a Research and Development (R&D)  Engineer for our client, a medical device manufacturer, located in Winston-Salem. This is an entry level contract opportunity offering a competitive pay rate, and has a 1st shift working schedule (7:00am-4:00pm). The Research and Development Engineers would be responsible for designing, testing, and technically documenting the feasibility, construction and production process of new and/or changed medical products. Qualified candidates for this role should have an educational background in Engineering/Technology and excellent problem solving skills. Recent biomedical engineer graduates are preferred for this role. If you're seeking an opportunity to jump-start your career in Engineering, we'd love to speak with you, Apply Today!

- Design new product ideas as assigned by VP of Engineering
- Build and test new product prototypes
- Document the final product design
- Assist in writing design and specification documentation for FDA application
- Initiate and oversee the pre-production run of new products - Plan the ongoing production of the product - Consult with Production personnel for device changes/updates as necessary
- Maintain a design file for each new product and turn that file over at product completion for permanent records
- Call on vendors to assess raw materials
- Call on physicians to discuss product ideas or evaluations
- Attend various trade shows to source raw materials or to attend Company exhibitions
- Excellent problem solving skills and ability to work in collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision
- Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations

- Minimum 4 year degree in Engineering/Technology
- Ability to work independently and remain self-motivated
- Experience and understanding of the validation process
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Proven problem solving skills

Submit your resume online, or send directly to Julia Yeargan at to be considered for this position. For more information, please call our office at 336-970-5214.

While we appreciate all inquiries, only qualified candidates will be contacted for further information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Julia Yeargan

Julia Yeargan Christian is Vice President of The Resource's Direct Hire Team, and an active Recruiter. She specializes in finding and vetting the right candidates for positions with companies in a variety of industries, across the USA. Julia has been a part of The Resource team since 1995 and one of her favorite parts of her role is helping candidates find the right job that improves their lives professionally, personally and financially. She has met so many good people along the way and has been lucky to create relationships with clients and candidates that have lasted for well over 20 years. If you're looking for a new job, or are a company looking to hire - connect with Julia on LinkedIn to talk!
Favorite place to travel: Any beach, anywhere, any time
How you decompress from a busy day: Crossfit
Favorite team: Virginia Tech Hokies
Quickest way to get smile on my face: Ask about my 3-year-old granddaughter

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