Principle Mechanical Engineer Leader- Medical Device

Boston Permanent USD130,000 - USD155,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Design, implement and improve new and existing medical device projects
  • Leading a project through full process development of new design projects

About Our Client

The publicly traded global health-care organization is expanding at a rapid rate in the Boston area. The business is now across 16 different countries and leading the industry in blood and plasma technology that is a top product after the pandemic. The design and manufacturing company will continue to expand in the next 6 months to expand into new areas of the industry and continue to build an essential product.

Job Description

The Principal Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Design, develop, and maintain medical device platforms that separates blood components
  • 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, damping techniques, rotating masses, basic & complex mechanisms and EMC mechanical mitigation.
  • Lead cross functional technical team discussions following our design control process from product requirements, designs, verification, and product release while meeting our customers demanding requirements of size, weight, power, cost, environmental, and other use model conditions.
  • 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, fluid controls, and other technologies.
  • Demonstrated technical success in translating Customer/User requirements/needs into reliable low-cost product designs.
  • Build design tools and engineering capacities for modeling complex mechanical mechanisms with tight tolerances using various simulation tools.
  • Design & build mechanical prototypes and prove design feasibility, functionality, and performance.
  • Document all phases of the design including requirements, specifications, plans, reviews, test procedures, test reports, and DFX.
  • Lead existing product failure investigations.
  • Demonstrating success in technical mentorship with peers and colleagues in reliable mechanical design.
  • Lead and coordinate efforts to establish product reliability goals and to plan, execute and monitor activities aimed at achieving those goals post release.

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 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.)
  • Demonstrated success in SolidWorks mechanical design, simulations, and reliability. Taking designs from concept to production.
  • 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 a regulated medical devices is preferred.
  • 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.

What's on Offer

The Successful Principal Mechanical Engineer will be offered:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 15% bonus (potential to be paid out 200%)
  • HYBRID work schedule (2-3 days in office)
  • Career growth potential
  • Leader in the development and design
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Engineering Design and R&D
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jack Donahue
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Job Nature
Hybrid working