Sr. Product Development Engineer - Med-Device
California All, CA
Bachelor s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Minimum seven (7) to ten (10) years of Mechanical design engineering and product development expertise.
Experience with plastic injection molding, mold design, mold fabrication and precision machining desired
Proficient in CAD 3D Modeling tools Key Creator / Solid Works
Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools
Experience with torque instrument design and testing
Manufacturing tooling fabrication experience
CAM Programming experience desired Surfcam, FANUC controller, Abile
Knowledge of electronic equipment and computer hardware and proficient in software, Excel, MS office, PowerPoint, etc.
Proficient with Design For Manufacturability (DFM) practices and LEAN Manufacturing principles and tools
Background in the Medical Device industry preferred
Designing and optimizing mechanical components for use in surgical instrumentation.
Utilizing systems, including Finite Element analysis to analyze structural fatigue points.
Creating engineering and manufacturing drawings and 3D models in accordance with procedures and standards
Interfacing with outside vendors for component selection, material support.
Create conceptual designs of new products individual parts through complete assemblies.
Design integrated mold bases for permanent and removable cavities for injection molded parts.
Draft complete tooling and quality control drawings for plastic injection molded products.
Prototyping new products and managing sample builds with in schedule and budget targets
Developing and implementing specialized manufacturing and assembly tooling and equipment
Supporting new product introduction from Engineering through the hand off to the Production Operations Team
Working with product assurance to develop product validation protocols and reports
Analyzing customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data
Create validation test plans, automated test plans, and supporting documents.
Provided quicker customer sample build time through the introduction of standardized parts and part interface features.
OTHER IMPORTANT POSITION CRITERIA:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Part of a development team and works well in cross functioned team
Excellent problem solving and time management skills
Strong mechanical aptitude and knowledge
Experience with usability engineering requirements and considerations
Advanced organizational skills, with the ability to effectively multitask
Good interpersonal skills, tactful, mature and flexible
Strong supporter and an advocate of company values.