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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/11/2017 12:52:14 PM
  • 2935353
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Marlborough


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Role Summary:
Mechanical design engineer and technical contributor in cross-functional project teams to mechanically design/redesign, troubleshoot, and develop complex, single-use, consumable, bioprocess products such as in the Xcellerex, WAVE, and Ready To Process product lines. Design leader on projects from concept through design transfer into manufacturing.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Design, prototype, develop and document new product offerings, primarily consumable, single-use bioprocessing products such as in the Xcellerex, WAVE, and ReadyToProcess product lines.
• Create 3D CAD part and assembly models, and detailed drawings complete with calculated dimensions and geometric (GD&T) tolerances.
• Specify materials, and establish acceptable performance standards. Address implementation complexity, risks, manufacturability, serviceability and quality.
• Engage in all phases of product development, including concept, architecture, documentation, design, prototype, test, supplier interfaces, manufacturing introduction and service support.
• Adhere to design control requirements including the creation of CAD models, assemblies, drawings, detailed specifications, design verification and validation plans, protocols and reports.
• Establish product critical to quality (CTQ) characteristics, specifications and requirements with cross-functional department input and VOC information.
• Collaborate with Quality and Purchasing to establish appropriate quality metrics and PPAP requirements, and select appropriate suppliers.
• Collaborate closely and effectively with cross-functional departments worldwide – Marketing, Quality, Regulatory and Manufacturing to drive projects to completion.
• Identify, collaborate and manage outside suppliers on material selection, tool design, manufacturing technologies and specifications for components, subassemblies, finished assemblies.
• Generate and document intellectual property (IP).
• Performs complex calculations, analyses, and testing to verify assumptions.
• Prepare engineering change requests, engineering change notices, bills of material, engineering specifications, and customer submittals.
• Maintain and develop competence required for the job.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related degree
• Demonstrated experience in plastic part design for injection molding
• Proficient with 3D modeling software (e.g. Solidworks, Pro-E, Creo)
• Knowledge of FEA and CFD analysis
• Minimum 8 years’ experience as an engineer in product development or sustaining engineering, with experience designing and launching products
• Familiarity with ISO, FDA and other regulatory standards
• Knowledgeable of a variety of manufacturing methods, including injection molding, extrusion, machining, and assembly processes
• Knowledge in statistics, risk management and FMEA tools

Desired Characteristics:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Experience working in stage gate development process and global project teams
• Experienced working in ISO9000 or 13485 environment, with regulatory compliance processes and creation of design history files
• Self-starter, creative problem solver and solution developer when presented with conflicting requirements, business demands and technical risks/issues
• DFSS or Green Belt/Black Belt Certification
• Master’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, plastics or similar field)

Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Marlborough

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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