Jr. Mechanical Engineer

Position Title: Jr. Mechanical Engineer

Position Type: Contract (6 to 12 months)

Work Location: Pittsburgh, PA (eastern suburbs)

Salary Range: Depends on Experience

Industry Type: Medical Device

Primary Skills Required: Working knowledge of plastic part design, molding, processing, bonding, etc. required

Experience: 1-3 years of experience in testing

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Engineering or related science/engineering discipline is required 

Primary Duties: The Mechanical Engineer is a key contributor to a new product team. The position is typically assigned to short-term, task-oriented activities and technical support of large-scale multi-disciplinary programs. Specifically, this position will support design and testing activities.

The engineer will be responsible for developing test methods, oversight and execution of functional testing, compiling and analyzing corresponding test data, drafting testing protocols and reports, assessing out of specification conditions and working with senior engineering staff to resolve issues

Required Skills:

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment managing multiple concurrent projects with minimal direct supervision working either independently or in a team setting

  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment

  • Background in plastic material selection, testing and characterization

  • Proven ability to apply basic tools and technologies to moderately complex problems

  • Proficient in common software tools such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, Matrix One, etc.

  • Ability to work independently with moderate management oversight

  • Working knowledge of basic statistics as it applies to data analysis is preferred

Candidates need to be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.


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Interested candidates should send their resume to paul@balionisgroup.com

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