Senior Design Engineer

Cambridge Permanent USD90,000 - USD125,000
  • Opportunity to work with a game-changing medical/pharmaceutical product
  • Rapidly growing start-up medical device company

About Our Client

Our client is a growing medical device start-up company located in Middlesex County, MA. They manufacture an innovative injection medical device for self-administering associated drugs.

Job Description

  • Contribute to the early-stage development of customized wet/dry autoinjectors; focusing on mechanical and electromechanical systems, complex actuators, mechanism designs, testing instruments, and prototyping manufacturing methods
  • Design and develop hand-held drug delivery devices with an emphasis on mass production and emergency use applications
  • Test, evaluate, and troubleshoot prototypes and then assess, and implement improvements
  • Perform root cause analysis of manufacturing issues on mature products, prepare and execute relevant experiments, document results, and suggest paths forward
  • Support reliability, testing, and manufacturing engineers as products advance through development stages

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

  • BS in ME, BME, or similar required; MS preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience designing, building, and improving medical devices
  • Skilled in SolidWorks. Structural and dynamic finite element analysis as well as experience creating simulations in Excel a plus. Design portfolio a plus.
  • Proven experience in prototyping, design for manufacture, and design for assembly of injection molded mechanical devices
  • Understanding of all phases of product development lifecycle including concept generation, design, rapid prototyping, manufacturing, verification & validation, qualification, and transfer to production
  • Experienced with risk management in design including FTA, FMEA, and root-cause analysis
  • Experience managing projects in highly virtualized organizations while successfully engaging and managing external resources, worldwide
  • Preferably, experienced with electromechanical and pneumatic driven automation mechanisms
  • Preferably, experience with parenteral and injectable-related medical device component technologies such as cartridges, needles, plungers, and elastomeric coating technologies
  • Preferably, experience with drug/device combination products development
  • Preferably, experience with ISO 11608, 13485, and 14971 standards

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to work for a rapidly growing medical device start-up company
  • Very competitive benefits package that includes 401k plan and bonus potential
  • Opportunity to bring product from late-development stages up through to production and commercialization
  • Ability to wear multiple hats daily
  • Opportunity for vast career growth
Cayla Baker
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Engineering Design and R&D
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Contract Type
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Cayla Baker
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