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San Francisco Bay Area, CA

  • R&D Engineer – Mechanical

    JOB SUMMARY

    As a Mechanical Engineer, you will work on product development teams to bring complex mechanical designs for implants, surgical devices and external electromechanical devices from concept to market.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Applies engineering knowledge and skills as technical engineer for all phases of development projects.
    • Generate and maintain computer-aided drawings (CAD) using Solidworks, schematics and component specifications to document mechanical designs.
    • Participates in hands-on fabrication and testing of prototypes using bench testing, animal and/or cadaver studies to evaluate product designs and recommend and implement design modifications.
    • Perform detailed design reviews and tolerance analyses to achieve product performance, cost, reliability, and manufacturability requirements.
    • Effectively interface with and manage suppliers to fabricate prototype and final components.
    • Develop test plans and protocols and executes prototype testing and design verification testing.
    • Creates medical device manufacturing process instructions, bill of materials, lot history travelers, and related documentation.
    • Contributes towards coordinating and scheduling other staff to work on specific tasks.
    • Communicates directly with clients to understand needs and present results.
    • Effectively interfaces with and manages suppliers to fabricate prototype and final design components.
    • Participates in product risk management and develops and implements risk mitigation strategies.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelors in Mechanical / Biomedical Engineering, or an equivalent engineering discipline
    • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience within the Medical Device industry.
    • Experience in development of electromechanical devices (i.e. cable design, wire schematics, integrating PCBAs into mechanical assemblies, etc.) highly preferred.
    • Experience with CAD design using SolidWorks.
    • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
    • Experience and working knowledge of medical device design control processes highly preferred.

     

     


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