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Actalent Mechanical Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts


Main Responsibilities

• Perform failure analysis on explanted long-term biomedical implant product.

• Work requires the application of theoretical principals, evaluation, ingenuity, and creative/analytical techniques to identify route cause failure mechanisms.

• Must be able to meet deadlines on multiple assignments and be able to operate in a diverse cross-functional team environment.

• Proactive in finding quality improvements related to Failure Analysis

• May serve as lead and assign work to less experienced personnel and serves as a mentor when assisting less experienced lab staff in solving more complex problems.

• Works cross functionally and collaboratively with Product Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Product Surveillance.

• Aides in definition of test equipment as required to accomplish quality responsibilities.

• Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

• Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.

• Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is Required

• Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering is preferred

• Engineering work experience is preferred

• Knowledge of global regulations for medical device reporting and medical terminology is a positive

• Strong written and oral communication skills are required

• Candidate must be able to work well independently and on teams in a busy department while managing multiple ongoing tasks and investigations simultaneously

• Multitasks, prioritizes, and meets deadlines in a timely manner

• Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail

Experience Level:

Entry Level - Intermediate Level

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.