Responsible for the design and development of venous access devices using our novel, patented biomaterial which is designed to prevent the most common and costly complications in venous access.


  • Function as the technical lead on projects of considerable complexity that encompass multiple engineering disciplines.

  • Initiate technical investigations and prepare technical reports with findings and recommendations, including definition of project requirements and strategy for catheter & material development.

  • Prepare design specifications, analyses, and recommendations for presentation and approval; research, design, develop, document, test and evaluate complex technical and process issues.

  • Design products with particular attention to customer needs, material selection and specification, usability, cost of goods and design for manufacturability.

  • Provide technical leadership and expertise to the engineering group, acting as a mentor to lower level engineers.

  • Provide significant contributions to new product development, including patents, technical papers and presentations.

  • Stay abreast of new technical developments in the field of materials, catheter technology and medical device design.

  • Research and development of extrusions and other catheter technologies.

  • Apply advanced engineering theories, methods and research techniques including both computational and practical approaches to design and solutions of complex and advanced technical problems.

  • Work with R&D Managers to develop detailed project schedules and project budget.


  • Product Development engineering with strong specification, design, development and production expertise required.

  • Expertise developing characterization and test methods for selection, verification and validation of new materials.

  • Experience with DFM (Design for Manufacturability) techniques to achieve high yield, low cost and high reliability products.

  • Experience with 3D design (SolidWorks).

  • Writing reports and is able to present to a range of technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Strong computational and analytical thinking with a desire to learn.

  • Experience in a variety of manufacturing methods including extrusions, injection molding and machining.


  • Bachelor’s plus a minimum of 8 years relevant experience; or Master’s plus a minimum of 7 years relevant experience; or PhD plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience. 

  • Education in engineering, scientific or technical discipline required; medical device experience is required.  

  • Engineering and leadership competencies demonstrated through individual performance and by contributing through others.

  • Willingness to utilize a hands-on approach that includes prototyping, building, modeling, testing etc. 

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work alone or within a group

  • Use independent judgment to assess project technical status and determine the means to overcome technical problems and team conflicts

  • Must be able to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and prioritize changing demands in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

  • Energetic, enthusiastic, enjoys the challenge of creative design problem.

  • Ability to lead small project teams toward a common goal.


About Access Vascular

Access Vascular was founded in 2015 to address the most common and costly complications of intravenous therapy: infection, thrombosis and phlebitis. The company is developing a suite of venous access devices made from patented biomaterials which are highly biocompatible and are capable of long-term thrombus resistance and infection protection.

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