Senior Mechanical Engineer 9/1/2016

Confidential Company Los Gatos, CA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29478360
AJE Ref #
576061423
Location
Los Gatos, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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POSITION: SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER

COMPANY: Specializes in engineering and design experience in diagnostics, life sciences and disposables

LOCATION: LOS GATOS, CA

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full Time/Permanent & Direct hire job

JOB DESCRIPTION

DEPARTMENT: Research & Development (Mechanical Engineering)

OVERVIEW:

This position will work in the R&D department in the development of new Biotech and Medical products. The main focus of this position is the advanced design and development of new products from conceptualization to transfer to manufacturing.

JOB TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Conceptual design of new biotech products and medical devices.
* Create original designs for new products that include mechanisms, fluid handling, thermal cycling, motion control, and disposable designs.
* Mentoring mechanical engineering staff
* Lead design reviews and give design input to Mechanical Engineering team
* Responsible for directly communicating and presenting to clients
* CAD modeling of new designs using Solidworks (or other CAD software as required by clients, i.e. Pro/Engineer)
* Conduct analysis of mechanical designs using Excel and classical analysis. Experience with structural, rotational, thermal analysis, FEA analysis and CFD is a plus.
* Work with our internal machine shop or outside suppliers to procure parts for prototypes.
* Responsible for the assembly and debug of the new designs. Support of transfer to manufacturing will be required.
* The engineering will be responsible for drawings and other design documentation.
* This person will be required to work with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and life scientists.