Mechanical Design Engineer

Location
Fridley, MN
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Jan 03, 2018
Ref
303246_1
Contact
Ware Technology Services
Category
Engineering
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Ware is working with a medical device company that is looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer for a 2 year contract. This is a great opportunity to utilize your design skills for new product development and improving legacy products. Here you will help drive product development, ensure products meet or exceed regulatory standards, and conduct analysis on critical design elements. 

Key Responsibilities:
- Participate in design updates to existing products and development of new implantable medical devices, with responsibility for major subsystems, including but not limited to: implantable enclosures, electrical interconnections, drug pumping mechanisms, implantable drug reservoirs, and catheters.
- Determine design objectives.
- Work with Systems Engineers and other stakeholders in the generation and update of measurable and verifiable product specifications 
- Work with manufacturing, materials engineering, electrical engineering, and other functions to optimize designs for performance, reliability, and manufacturability. 
- Perform detailed design analysis on critical design elements. Participate, support or potentially lead corrective action teams to resolve quality issues. 
- Ensure products and colleagues abide by quality and regulatory standards

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in  Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or Biomedical Engineering with a mechanical emphasis
- 6+ years of relevant job related engineering experience. 
- Med device experience; Class III experience highly preferred
- Experience with design and analysis tools (Pro-E, FEA, MathCad, CFD) 
- Knowledge of “Design For Lean Sigma” (DFLS) – e.g. VOC, Transfer Functions, etc. 
- DFLS or DFSS Green or Black Belt certification 
- Knowledge of anatomy/physiology is very helpful
- Experience interfacing with physician customers and therapy consultants is a plus


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