Principal Mechanical Engineer Leader- Medical Device- Boston

Boston Permanent USD120,000 - USD160,000
  • Lead a group of Mechanical Engineers in the development of new blood therapy
  • Hybrid work environment, competitive base salary and bonus structure

About Our Client

The global medical device organization has been around for over 50 years and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The publicly traded blood therapy technology company is projecting $993 million in revenue in 2022 as they continue to expand throughout sixteen countries globally. The organization is making a difference in the industry that has leaped in the development of many new projects on a year to year basis.

Job Description

The responsibilities of the Principal Mechanical Engineer Leader will be what follows:

  • Design and develop medical device platforms that separates blood components for therapeutic treatments, blood transfusions, pharmaceutical industry, and diagnostic equipment to support the healthcare blood management industry.
  • Technical Leader and Subject Matter Expert (SME) in a wide range of engineering disciplines including: plastics, materials, heat transfer/thermal management, electronics, sound and vibration measurement.
  • Lead cross functional technical team discussions following our design control process from product requirements.
  • Lead technical discussions with key component suppliers in the areas of materials selection, critical to quality specifications, temperature/humidity/vibration specifications, optical sensors, electromechanical devices, motor mechanics, redundant mechanical safety systems, touchscreen user interfaces, and fluid controls.
  • Design & build mechanical prototypes and prove design feasibility, functionality, and performance.
  • Document all phases of the design including requirements, specifications, plans, reviews, test procedures, and test reports.
  • Lead existing product failure investigations: Investigate and determine root cause of product issues found in manufacturing and the field. Troubleshoot systems, mechanical parts, cables, connectors etc. Develop tools & test equipment to analyze and resolve issues.
  • Lead and coordinate efforts to establish product reliability goals and to plan, execute and monitor activities aimed at achieving those goals post release.



If you believe that you could potentially be a good fit for the role, please apply with an updated resume or reach out to Jack Donahue directly!MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Principal Mechanical Engineer Leader will have what follows:

  • 10+ years experience in Mechanical product design of complex electro-mechanical products in the medical device industry (or equivalent high reliability industries such as automotive, aerospace, military, etc.)
  • Experienced success in 2D/3D (e.g. Solidworks) mechanical design, simulations, and reliability. Taking designs from concept to production.
  • Demonstrated competence in effective troubleshooting. Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate, and influence effectively at all technical levels across the organization and functions.
  • Demonstrated competence in mechanical product design & reliability tools and methodologies
  • Ability to document complex designs including: system requirements, theory of operation, 2D/3D drawings (e.g. Solidworks), test procedures, test reports, risk analysis, and failure analysis.
  • Design experience with FDA/IEC (IEC 60601-1 Safety standards).
  • Experienced leader in mentoring and assisting fellow colleagues in design and development.
  • Highly passionate and positive infectious attitude who strives for high performance and product design quality.
  • Ability to effectively implement continuous improvements to increase efficiency and promote simplification while maintaining project schedules.

Apply today with an updated resume and hear back within 48 hours if you could potentially be a fit for the role!

What's on Offer

The successful Principal Mechanical Engineering Leader will be offered:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 15% annual bonus
  • Work in an ambitious environment
  • Career growth towards management or a high level individual contributor
  • Hands on in the development of an industry leading health-care product
  • Experience cross functional team development and growth
  • Continuing to make a difference in the blood and plasma market
Contact
Jack Donahue
Quote job ref
JN-062022-5637224

Job summary

Sector
Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Engineering Design and R&D
Industry
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Location
Boston
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Jack Donahue
Job Reference
JN-062022-5637224