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Mechanical Design Engineer

Kelly Services
St Louis, MO 63112
Kelly Services is currently looking to hire a Mechanical Design Engineer to work on contract for one of our top Medical Device clients on-site in St. Louis, MO. This is a long-term opportunity.


The R&D Mechanical Design Engineer is expected to be a key individual contributor of mechanical design expertise for R&D projects in a medical device company, applying a broad knowledge of engineering principals to design of new products for ophthalmic surgery. The individual will provide comprehensive product development services from conceptual design to product release. The individual may also approve modifications to existing designs, assess acceptability of non-confirming parts, and troubleshoot product complaints in a team setting. The Mechanical Design Engineer I may further provide project coordination and leadership for select accessory development activities.


**SCOPE OF POSITION**


The Mechanical Design Engineer shall be an individual contributor and technical lead for development efforts involving the ophthalmic equipment, equipment accessory devices, and/or single use pack devices. The position involves both the individual contribution of organic hardware and/or accessory device designs as well as collaboration with third party contract design services providers.


**OBJECTIVES/RESPONSIBILITIES**


+ Lead assigned product development activities and perform comprehensive mechanical design-related tasks.

+ Generate design concepts for new products based on marketing inputs.

+ Collaborate with personnel from marketing, manufacturing, and quality to ensure that new designs meet customer requirements.

+ Prepare documentation to ensure that product development processes comply with FDA accepted control guidelines.

+ Create 3D Solid Works/Inventor models and 2D prototype drawings for parts and assemblies

+ Assists R&D technicians in assembling new devices.

+ Study designs using FEA and/or CFD analysis tools such as ANSYS.

+ Evaluate new prototypes against performance criteria and solicit feedback from marketing product managers.

+ Attend surgical procedures and communicate with clinical advisors to acquire customer feedback for new products.

+ Write test protocols, perform experiments, and author reports to support new product verification efforts.

+ Participate in verification of new products and document results.

+ Review and approve design changes and verification plans for released products and procedural packs.

+ Perform comprehensive engineering activities to support new product development, product improvement, and maintenance of business projects.


**QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING**


+ Required Education: BS in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering

+ Required Skills/Qualifications:

+ Ability to create electro-Mechanical designs using Solid Works, Autodesk Inventor, or equivalent software.

+ Ability to interpret and create engineering drawings, specifications, reports, and other engineering or manufacturing documentation.

+ Strong knowledge of electro-mechanical systems, devices, and materials including pneumatic systems, fluidic management systems, and/or delivery systems.

+ Broad knowledge of manufacturing methods.

+ Expertise in mechanical design and tolerance analysis.

+ Expertise with instrumentation and test equipment/software.

+ Working knowledge of electrical systems and sensors.

+ Good working knowledge of MS Office tools, analytical tools, project management tools, ability to work cross-functionally.


**PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:**


+ Electro-mechanical, medical equipment design.

+ Micro-mechanical component fabrication process selection/development.

+ Medical device design control and risk management expertise.


**REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:**


+ BS with 0 to 3 years of experience involving medical device development and manufacturing in a GMP environment per ISO 13485 and CFR 821.


**PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:**


+ Two or more years of product development design/project leadership experience, including any applicable internships and/or co-ops, involving design control, verification and validation testing, and risk management for electro-mechanical devices


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-03-24 Expires: 2021-04-24

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