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R & D Engineer

Garrison Dental Solutions is improving clinical results with every new product. In everything we do, we are looking for those breakthrough product opportunities. We then look for ways to make patient outcomes more predictable. Our discoveries make new things possible in the dental operatory; virtually anywhere innovative solutions are in demand. This is where you can make a difference. We are seeking a talented, creative, and supportive individual to boost the performance of our engineering organization.

From designing a new accessory making a dental procedure easier, to looking for ways to make dentists more efficient and proficient, our medical device engineers are always being challenged. As part of the Garrison R&D team, you'll explore how our customers interact with products, what they love about the practice of dentistry, and you’ll make back of the napkin concept sketches a reality. Whether you're applying new materials, emerging technologies, or customer insights, your innovations will be what drives the dental practice of tomorrow.

As R&D Engineer, you will apply your human-centered, high-impact design talents to generate product ideas and concepts. You will work closely with both our marketing team and our customer base during critical market and product research to deliver on Ideal Product Specifications.

You will also work closely with our Operations personnel and supplier partners to provide sustaining engineering support through the entire product life cycle. Your highly proficient skills will be utilized in all aspects of product development including:

  • material and process selection for development projects
  • DFMEA, DVP&R development & validation
  • IQ/OQ/PQ and related phase-gate documentation
  • collaboration with vendors on DFM/DFA
  • product data management to fully comply with our Quality (ISO 13485) & Regulatory standards

Garrison Dental Solutions is a rapidly growing medical device manufacturer headquartered in Spring Lake, Michigan. We are locally owned, financially strong, and our award-winning products are used by dentists all over the world.

We are one of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” four years running. The Garrison team takes pride in our innovation and dedication to the advancement of dentistry. Following a quarter-century record of success, we are confident the best is yet to come!