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Daniel Rosenthal
05-07-2003, 01:33 AM
DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER POSITION

Osteotech, Inc., headquartered in Eatontown, New Jersey, is a leading
provider of human bone and bone connective tissue for transplantation and
an innovator in the development and marketing of biomaterial and implant
products for musculoskeletal surgery.

The Product Development Department seeks a Development Engineer responsible
for engineering design and maintenance of medical products including spinal
implants and instruments, custom instruments, and product sterilization
cases. This position involves all phases of product development from
initial concept through product launch. The qualified candidate will act
as project leader of interdisciplinary project teams to develop detailed
product specifications from broad concepts, evaluate market acceptance of
new product ideas, identify and implement product manufacturing, and
coordinate product launch. Close interaction with surgeon collaborators is
also required.

The candidate will use CAD (Pro/ENGINEER) to create solid models, rapid
prototypes, and final production specifications. In addition, the
candidate will be expected to develop a broad knowledge base of spinal
pathology and product lines to support both the sales force and surgeon
customers. The candidate will coordinate manufacturing operations with
vendors, maintain product design discussions with hospital staff, surgeons,
and sales agents. Responsibilities also include coordination of device
testing and theoretical analysis of products to determine product safety
and efficacy.

The preferred candidate will have a strong foundation in mechanical
engineering, human physiology, and manufacturing technology. Good
analytical skills as well as excellent communication and organizational
skills are also required. A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Biomedical
engineering, or related area, is required (Master's degree is desirable).
The ideal candidate will be experienced with medical devices, orthopedic
and spinal industry experience would be a plus. Experience with CAD/CAM
software (Pro/ENGINEER) is preferred. Travel up to 10-20% is required.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a 401k plan
and a team-oriented work environment. Osteotech is an equal opportunity
employer, and maintains a drug-free workplace. For confidential
consideration, interested candidates should contact:

Human Resources
Osteotech, Inc.
51 James Way
Eatontown, NJ 07724
FAX: (732) 542-9312

To learn more about Osteotech, go to www.osteotech.com





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