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Staff Engineer

Orange County Metro Area, CA

Posted: 06/14/2019 Job Type: Engineering Job Number: JN -062019-25078
Staff Engineer
Life Sciences Industry
Irvine, CA

Key responsibilities include:
  • Lead the design, development, and testing of electro-mechanical medical devices and accessories
  • Generate test protocols, reports and supporting documentation for formal design verification
  • Identify, evaluate, manage, and provide technical guidance to suppliers
  • Drive development and design qualification for product line improvements
An effective candidate must have hands-on skills with the proven ability to independently apply deep technical knowledge, perform detailed design analyses, and employ sound judgement to lead complex initiatives. We re looking for creative mechanical engineers with the following experience and attributes:
  • Knowledge of and proven experience in design, manufacturing, and commercial release of electro-mechanical medical devices
  • Established track record of delivering results in a high-energy environment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrated innovation, curiosity, and ability to tackle complex technical problems
  • Strong problem-solving, organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • Strong design skills including 3D CAD solid modeling software and other analytical tools (Solidworks, Creo, FEA, Matlab)
  • Hands-on experience with 3D CAD data management systems
  • Deep knowledge of materials for use in medical devices
  • Experience with DFM methodologies and a passion for delivering highly-manufacturable products
  • Motivated self-starter able to achieve results with minimal direction
  • Effective communicator
Qualifications
  • A bachelor s degree in mechanical engineering and a minimum of 7 years of relevant engineering experience are required
  • Experience with disposable medical devices is a plus
  • Solid understanding of general manufacturing processes including injection molding, machining, thermoforming, extrusions, additive manufacturing, surface treatments, and various plastic part joining technologies
  • Experience with SolidWorks or Creo Parametric CAD solid modeling software is required
  • Hands-on use of finite element analysis (FEA) tools (i.e. Abaqus or Ansys) is desired
  • Strong understanding of the ASME Y14.5M-2009 drawing standards
  • Capability to quickly learn and interpret complex systems is required
  • Ability to effectively collaborate as part of a cross-functional team is essential
  • Effective organizational and prioritization skills are critical for success
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage time effectively
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member with minimal direction
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