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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company: Danaher
Location: Lodi
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design, development, launch and documentation of complex, high speed assembly equipment used for the production of medical diagnostic disposables. The successful candidate will be responsible for system specification, machine tooling and fixture design, as well as continuous improvement efforts on existing machines to improve reliability, throughput, uptime and safety. Hands-on experience of automated equipment assembly, electro-mechanical equipment and mechanical prototype fixtures is required. The position also requires interacting with contract manufacturers for outsourced projects.


* Responsible for the mechanical design and development of automation projects including design requirements, test plans, prototype material procurement, assembly, testing and final production release * Contribute to the definition and design of the system architecture, ranging from simplified block diagrams, to the detailed architecture * Create documentation including, but not limited to, design input requirements, specifications, design of experiments, assembly and service procedures * Author acceptance test and validation protocols and reports * Lead own design reviews for all phases of the design process * Selection and specification of machine components such as motors, pneumatics, solenoids, conveyors, part feeding components and hardware * Ability to perform engineering calculations such as force, speed, stress & thermal analysis, etc. as relevant to the application * Modify existing equipment to improve product quality, increase part throughput, decrease cost, and/or strengthen safety measures * Perform change orders and release processes using Agile * Maintain strict compliance with ISO13485, cGMP, QSR and other applicable Quality Management System standards * 10% Travel


Education and Experience (in years):

* Bachelor's degree in field with 5+ years of related work experience OR

* Master's degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience OR

* Doctoral degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience.

Knowledge and skills:

* Hands on experience with electro-mechanical troubleshooting in a high-volume automated manufacturing environment * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Proven project management skills * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills combined with a strong technical presence * Proficient in MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) * Proficient in SolidWorks 2012 or later, PDM or EPDM preferred * Proficient with ANSI Y14.5-2009 and use of GD&T


* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5 - 7 years of related work experience, OR * Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering with 3 - 5 years of related work experience * Minimum 2 years of mechanical design experience including, but not limited to, high speed assembly tools, precision mechanism, robotics and automation * Experience in the Medical Device field and Quality regulations environment * Experience using Agile * Experience writing IQ, OQ, and PQ Protocols * Conceptual understanding of injection-molded plastic parts

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.

Keywords: Danaher, Lodi , Senior Mechanical Engineer, Other , Lodi, California

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