Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Position Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Position Type: Contract (anticipate 6 – 9 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: Minimum 7 years design experience, 10+ preferred

Education:  B.S. in Plastics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology (or equivalent), M.S. preferred

Primary Duties: responsible for designing and testing custom plastic/disposable medical devices (i.e. syringes, tubing sets, connectors, components etc.). Design efforts will be carried out in a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team environment.

Required Skills:

  • Experience designing complex plastic parts for high-volume manufacture required
  • Knowledge of engineering grade materials required
  • Experience in generating product requirements and translating requirements to design concepts and functional prototypes preferred
  • Test method development preferred
  • Experience with fluid dynamics and sealing preferred
  • Team player, self-motivated, self-directed, high performer, strong written/verbal communication skills required
  • Working knowledge of FEA, MFA, ProE, Ansys, Abaqus, MoldFlow, etc. preferred
  • Medical device experience preferred
  • Experience with plastic component/device failure analysis preferred
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis techniques preferred

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