Senior Mechanical Engineer
in United States

Senior Mechanical Engineer

$100,000 – $120,000


Location: Pennsylvania


A Senior Mechanical Engineer applies a wide-ranging knowledge of principles and practices in the design, development, and sustaining activities of medical devices. The Engineer works collaboratively on multiple projects with cross-functional teams and is expected to demonstrate superior knowledge in the product line. While particular focus is on mechanical design using computer modeling tools and hands-on experimentation in the lab, the position also takes on a mentorship role of junior engineers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops new products in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • Designs complete projects, systems, components, or process
  • Interprets customer needs into formal product specifications
  • Prepares project documents for a variety of audiences
  • Interprets legacy designs and performs sustaining engineering activities
  • Assists with regulatory tasks and integrates requirements into projects
  • Manages projects with International design teams and vendors
  • Works collaboratively in cross functional groups to develop and lead mechanical designs
  • Interfaces with manufacturing, sub-contractors, and suppliers in design transfer and technical support situations
  • Design and fabricate test parts, equipment, and jigs with basic machine tools
  • Help educate, mentor, and manage mechanical Co-Ops and interns
  • Develops project specification with cross functional team members
  • Leads cross functional design reviews
  • Develops and writes test protocols
  • Completes other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal & written skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Advanced 3D design and 2D print making with tools such as SolidWorks (preferred), Creo, etc.
  • Comfortable with hands-on testing, prototyping, and troubleshooting
  • Intermediate knowledge of materials properties and associated processing techniques (plastic injection molding, CNC machining, sheet metal forming / stamping, etc.)
  • Familiarity with design for manufacturability (DFM) including tolerancing, process analysis, and collaboration with production

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience in design and manufacturing or MS / PhD with 4+ years’ experience in related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in regulated industry (medical, aerospace, automotive)
  • Experience with basic machine shop equipment (vertical mill, band saw, etc.)
  • Experience in Design Control/ DFM / GMP / FDA / ISO9001 standards


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