8 Nov 2016

Full-Time Product Development Engineer (SolidWorks, Creo, FEA)

Design Engine – Posted by jobsClinton, Massachusetts, United States

product development engineer

Job Description

Product Development Engineer (Solidworks, Creo, FEA)

Job Summary
The Product Development Engineer will provide technical leadership and expertise in product design and development of medical devices.   This role applies creativity, technical skills, sound engineering principles, and best practices to design and manufacturing challenges; will see the device through the product lifecycle from concept and specification development to detailed engineering, testing, and risk management. This individual works effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional team environment, is self-directed, and will focus on customer success, device excellence, and program results.

Nypro Healthcare offers healthcare and pharmaceutical customers the widest array of design and manufacturing capabilities in the industry. With more than 40 years of experience, our highly specialized teams meet the complex and regulated demands of the diagnostics, medical devices and pharmaceutical markets enabling the world’s leading brands to fulfill their market potential. Nypro Healthcare’s customer focused services range from ideation to device development support, engineering, supply chain optimization, vertical plastics and electronics to device assembly operations, all at our purpose-built facilities that support stringent healthcare requirements and protect our customers’ intellectual property.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures the device meets technical requirements (function, performance, safety)
  • Designs and develops consumable medical devices
  • Responsible for creating and managing the device engineering specifications, including 3D CAD data, part and assembly prints, BOM’s, materials, sourced components, critical dimensions, etc.
  • Designs systems and sub-systems providing a clear principle-based understanding of device function and performance, along with the application of established engineering principles and formulas to ensure requirements are met.
  • Creates presentations and drawings to communicate and document solutions, design rationale, and recommendations.
  • Conducts structural and tolerance analysis, as well as statistical analysis
  • Responsible for supplier management
  • Contributes to defining engineering verification and design verification plans
  • Contributes to design risk management activity, primarily DFMEAs.
  • Leads issue resolution activity through effective root cause analysis, solution mapping and assessment, and effective corrective action.
  • Contributes to device requirements management, including identifying technical requirements, an ability to identify gaps and missing information, and the timely evolution of requirements.
  • Contributes to project scheduling and budgeting
  • Represents department on cross-functional product development teams.
  • Fulfills all requirements applicable to Product Development Engineer responsibilities within the Quality Management System.
  • Some domestic travel required
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Masters in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years in product design, product development or R&D environment in medical device industry. Having significantly contributed to framing problems, concept generation/problem solving, concept evaluation and selection, and detail engineering development.
  • Specific experience designing and developing single-use medical devices
  • Experienced evaluating and testing devices/product to ensure requirements have been met.
  • Strong working knowledge of engineering principles
  • Proficient at SolidWorks CAD (PTC Creo a plus)
  • Strong analytical reasoning with an ability to influence key decisions based on technical judgment
  • Experience working within a Quality Management System (ISO 13485) and addressing regulatory requirements (21 CFR 820.30)
  • Excellent communicator with documentation writing skills; clear and concise using objective evidence and language.
  • Reliable, organized, and consistently delivering to a high standard.
  • Great attitude, self-driven, and willing to learn and adapt to program challenges and customer requirements.
  • Demonstrated utilization of Design for Six Sigma, Design for Manufacture/Assembly and Design for Test methodologies highly desirable, ideally, with injection molding processes and materials.
  • Ideally, able to conduct FEA of structural and thermal performance

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

How to Apply


Job Categories: Creo, Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Product Development, and Solidworks. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3D Cad Auto Cad Solidworks, CAD, Creo, FEA, full-time, Product Design Engineer, PTC Creo, and SolidWorks. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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