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Job Number: 2161478

Job Description:
This successful candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and excel in effective collaboration with industrial design, optical, electrical and manufacturing subject matter experts within the department as well as program management.
Ideally the candidate has experience with laboratory instruments or similar products
Responsibilities include:
  • Creating models and drawings based on input from industrial designers
  • Integration industrial design/exterior features to the instrument chassis
  • Sourcing lighting elements and displays
  • Product development from concept to prototype hand-off and follow up support moving to production on an as needed basis
  • Tolerance budgeting for robust part to part fit
  • Actively seek out and collect input from stakeholders across supporting disciplines
  • Understanding, articulating, & managing competing requirements
  • Understand, troubleshoot, and resolve issues with a hands-on approach
Position requirements:
  • Education: BS in mechanical engineering with 5 or more years of experience in mechanical engineering
  • Experience in bio-tech or bio-medical instruments and/or genetic analysis preferred
  • Experience creating parts with input from industrial designers
  • Excellent hands-on bench & lab skills working with mechanical components
  • >5,000 seat hours in Solid-Works
  • Proficiency in documenting designs, procedures, and implementation of document changes
  • Experience translating industrial design to a shippable product


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