Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer

Location: West Metro, MN
Date Posted: 05-08-2018
Our client is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to design medical devices complying with industry methodologies and standards.  This position will define requirements, technologies, and methodologies for individual projects; research and analyze data such as experimental data, customer design proposals, specifications, and documentation; direct and coordinate actions from product conception through design transfer to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design, standards, and customer specifications; resolve technical issues and problems; effectively communicate their work and status; and delegate work and leverage engineering technicians and designers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
  • Apply principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.
  • Design medical products and confirms correctness using methodologies and tools such as FEA, GD&T, CFD, etc.
  • Evaluate mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs.
  • Lead and complete medical standard document deliverables.
  • Identify and efficiently resolve technical problems and issues.
  • Lead and communicate to a client for small-scale programs.
  • Research and analyze experimental data to understand design issues and set a direction for issue resolution.
  • Prepare product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Delegate and set work direction for technicians and designers.
  • Work with suppliers and manufacturing facilities to design for manufacturability.
  • Create test protocols and reports for verification testing.
Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from accredited four-year college or university; Minimum 3+ years of experience in new product development.  Direct experience with the product development process ranging from requirements development, prototyping, verification and product release is required.  Experience in medical device design or other regulated industries preferred.  Must have demonstrated experience working on electromechanical systems.  Prefer experience with IEC 60601-1 and with ISO 14971 Risk Management for Medical Devices.
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