Sr. Mechanical Engineer
at HealthCare Recruiters International

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

Job Description

Sr. Mechanical Engineer NxStage Medical Lawrence, MA Full-time Summary: This individual will apply sound engineering principles to the development of new products at NxStage Medical Inc. Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with systems, electrical, disposable, and software engineers to create, test, and improve complex electro-mechanical components and assemblies for next generation home dialysis instruments

• Components include pumps, motors, pneumatics, couplings, sheet metal housings, and PCBA mounting/cabling

• Analysis of mechanical systems, including geometric tolerancing and Finite Element Analysis for structural, fatigue, thermal, vibration, and acoustics

• Develop manufacturing drawings in accordance with applicable standards

• Construct and test / oversee technicians in constructing and testing of prototype systems

• Troubleshoot new designs and/or develop reliability improvements for existing designs

• Improve designs for reliability, manufacturability, and performance

• Participate in the development of product specifications and requirements documents

• Support and/or conduct Risk Analysis activities, including Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Operator Misuse Analysis (OMA), and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to ensure design- and process- related risks are identified and appropriately mitigated

• Work with Quality Assurance to maintain documentation in accordance with the approved internal Quality System that meets applicable GMP, QSR, ISO, and other requirements

• Support the design, development, testing, and/or use of complex automated and semi-automated assembly and test equipment

• Manage vendors to insure rapid delivery of prototype components Skills:

• Proficient in Solidworks 3D modeling, standard analysis tools and methodologies, mechanical detailing, geometric tolerancing, and documentation

• Strong understanding of medical device development processes

• Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

• Strong diagnostic problem-solving skills desired, including troubleshooting and root cause analysis

• Experience maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information

• Experience with design of experiments

• Familiarity with fabrication methods such as machining, molding, sheet metal, and casting processes

• Demonstrated aptitude for practical application of mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical to system design. Design for EMI/ESD. Minimum Requirements:

• BS in Mechanical Engineering, MSME strongly preferred

• 5+ yrs experience in product design, development, and/or testing of complex electro-mechanical products

• Prior medical device experience strongly preferred

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Lawrence, MA
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/21/2018

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