Process Development Engineering Co-op

Hyalex Orthopaedics is an award winning, venture funded medical device start-up developing transformational synthetic cartilage technology and implant systems for diseased and damaged joints. We address unmet clinical needs to improve patient quality of life. Our Hyalex team is comprised of industry leaders, innovators, and experts who have developed and launched many successful commercial products as well as a team of brilliant engineers, scientists and medical professionals.

At Hyalex, our values are focused on teamwork, communication, innovation, integrity, and accountability and all team members strive to promote an inspirational and productive workplace. Every team member’s contribution is valued as we work towards a common goal of transforming orthopaedics.

We are seeking a co-op candidate to work directly with the R&D, product development, and manufacturing teams supporting the development of innovative synthetic cartilage implants. This position will work on-site in our Lexington facility.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct tests and analyze results to study the mechanical, physical, and chemical characteristics of Hyalex’s novel materials and devices
  • Assist in test method development and validation activities
  • Assist in the completion of design control documentation (design inputs, risk analysis, etc.)
  • Assist in creation of models and prints.
  • Plan and document studies, and present data reviews
  • Providing proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status. While the Company will consider accommodations for disability- and religious- based reasons, vaccination is generally considered a necessary attribute of the position.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Work Experience:

  • Fourth or Fifth year undergraduate student or graduate student studying mechanical engineering or a related discipline
  • Experience in static and fatigue mechanical testing an Solidworks
  • Experience in polymeric materials and medical devices is a plus
  • Hands-on problem solving skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Resourcefulness, diligence, and creativity
  • Previous experience in a regulated environment

Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies

Hyalex does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact the Hyalex human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and Hyalex. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Hyalex. Hyalex shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter.