Chad Pickering

Sr. R&D Engineer for Surgical Innovations at Medtronic

Chad works started as a Product Development Engineer II at Smith & Nephew Advanced Surgical Devices (ASD) in Andover, MA.     This group was acquired by Medtronic, where he now serves as a R&D Engineer  His position also involves: 1) Designing and re-engineering products based on customer feedback, quality matters and supply chain enhancements, 2)Working closely with internal and external partners to develop and control prototypes accomplishing laboratory testing, design refinement, design verification/validation and documentation, 3)  Conducting necessary engineering analysis at a system and component level, and 4) Maintaining and updating documentation per procedures and guidelines.