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Biomedical Engineer

Watertown, MA
February 25, 2020

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Watertown, MA *****

Scott R. Sevin

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The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Concentrating in Biomechanics


June 2019- Present Post Market Associate Engineer (Insulet, Billerica, MA)

● Utilized root cause analysis to determine what was causing customer reported problems.

● Earned sole responsibility for investigating high priority devices off the new line of US manufactured products.

● Investigated multiple different product lines.

● Assisted and significantly contributed to a variety of projects.

● Maintained an organized work environment in order to keep track of different ongoing investigations and projects.

January- August 2018 Development Co-op: Patient Matched Implants (Zimmer Biomet, Warsaw, IN)

● Successfully used CAD modeling software to modify standard line implants based on surgeon specifications and distorted patient anatomy.

● Developed templates and proposals to highlight the key details of custom parts.

● Authored documentation to inform surgeons of the different implant options.

● Effectively communicated with surgeons and other team members to determine the most effective implant designs.

● Helped to solve problems and improve designs of implants and instruments. August- December 2017 Development Co-op: Packaging and Case Development (Zimmer Biomet, Warsaw, IN)

● Responsible for complying with FDA requirements for case functionality and new product development.

● Performed risk analysis through FMEA formulation.

● Assisted with case validation testing.

● Learned the importance of designing for efficiency. Spring 2014 Workplace Experience Student (UPMC Children's Community Pediatrics, Moon Township, PA)

● Interacted with patients, nurses, and physicians.

● Learned what doctors do/need on a day-to-day basis. SENIOR DESIGN


University of Akron Biomedical Engineering Department:

● Collaborating on a team of engineering students to design and formulate a comprehensive Design History File (with accordance to ISO 13485) for an expandable tibial implant that uses a torque wrench to measure the interference between the implant and the bones.

● Experience with the FDA quality system regulation (21 CFR 820) with an emphasis on Design Controls.

o Specifically, contributed to: formulation of technical specifications, Verification and Validation planning, execution, and documentation. ENGINEERING


● Strong Root Cause Analysis

● Class II and III medical devices

● Computer Aided Design programs:

o Unigraphics (NX 8.5)

o Creo

o Solidworks.


● Microsoft Office

● Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

● Statistical analysis

● Human factors engineering

● Design for manufacturing

● Critical problem-solving ability



Star Potential Co-op: Received the highest co-op rating each semester at Zimmer Biomet Freshman and Defensive Player of the Year: The University of Akron Club Lacrosse Team (2015) Team Captain of High School and College Lacrosse Teams

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