Product Development Engineering Co-Op in Kenosha, WI at Tecomet

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

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Job Description


Tecomet, Kenosha, WI, is one of the leading contract manufacturers of medical implants and surgical instruments in the United States. Quality is number one within our organization and it is our team of dedicated and highly skilled teammates that put us at the forefront!

It is an exceptionally exciting time to join Tecomet as we grow our organization through the recruitment of great team member candidates.   Our Kenosha manufacturing plant, conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, and within 1-2 miles of the expressway might be the right fit for you.  

Here at Tecomet, we value employee excellence.   Join one of the top contract medical device manufacturers in the U.S.--join Tecomet!

Position Summary:

The Product Development Engineering Co-op will provide Tecomet with engineering support in order to successfully work with a team of engineers to develop innovative and successful products per ISO 13485 Section 7.3 and FDA TITLE 21 Part 820.30.  The Product Development Engineering Co-op will also work closely with engineering to help create, develop, and perform testing of various products to be used in the medical industry.  This position will work closely with Product Development Engineers to grow in the skills and knowledge of designing and developing medical instrumentation.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Organizes, manages, and leads multiple product development teams.

  • Designs, develops, and performs engineering verification tests.

  • Designs and models test fixtures.

  • Assists in completing Risk Management activities per ISO 14971, including DFMEAs and PFMEAs

  • Ensures that all facets of the verification and validation processes are completed and recorded in the Design History File.

  • Creates verification tests protocols and test reports.

  • Performs design project planning, management, and documentation.

  • Interfaces with engineering and production as needed to complete tasks in a timely manner.

  • Completes special research projects.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient knowledge of basic engineering and physics principles.

  • Knowledge of medical materials, production processes, and quality assurance.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.

  • Sound technical writing skills.

  • Ability to perform data analysis.

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions in a timely manner.

  • Maintained sense of urgency and ability to prioritize work.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of project management processes.

  • Experience in ISO/FDA quality concepts preferred.

  • Understanding and experience in print reading preferred.

Educational Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Enrolled in accredited Mechanical, Biomedical, or equivalent Engineering program post high school


  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch.

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

  • The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

    *Note that the Co-Op program requires a 3 rotation committment that is intertwined with the candidate's college education. Each rotation lasts approximately 3-4 months.