Mechanical Engineer


Melbourne, FL

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 173 days ago

  by    Rodney Stigall

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Our client is hiring a mechanical engineer in Melbourne, FL to play a key role on the functional design team in the research & development department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the mechanical engineering function in designing new life saving medical devices.


Stigall & Associates is a talent management solutions company based in Melbourne, FL. We partner with our clients to develop an array of HR solutions based on our client?s needs.


Job Description:


  • Design mechanical components based on requirements set by the project team
  • Author detail design requirements for mechanical components based on product requirements
  • Author, execute and document verification plans for mechanical systems
  • Create assembly sequences, and processes for products prior to transfer to manufacturing
  • Lead Risk Assessment, and DFx (DFM/T, PFMEA, Tolerance analysis, etc.) activities
  • Lead mechanical design configuration management throughout the product life cycle
  • Assist other departments, vendors, and management with solutions or alternate approaches to design problems
  • Lead and/or support cost reduction initiatives for mechanical components


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • BS, MS or equivalent relevant experience in Mechanical Engineering
  • 10+ years in mechanical design, and analysis with increasing level of responsibility in product development
  • Technical mastery in mechanical design, and analysis, with emphasis on mechanics for motion control systems, electronics packaging, metal finishing, engineering plastics, fastening techniques, sheet metal, injection molding, and manufacturing practices
  • Knowledge of material as related to engineering metals, plastics, adhesives, and platings is desired
  • Experience with medical devices and knowledge of FDA Quality System and Design Control desired
  • Experience with 3D CAD design and in particular SolidWorks? for design and documentation
  • Documented success in the use of Finite Element Analysis for solving mechanical and thermal design issues
  • Documented history of successfully deployed products, meeting performance and cost targets
  • Proficient in DFM, DFT, FMEA, and FA principles
  • Experience in design for serviceability, modularity, usability, and aesthetics desired
  • Exceptional communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and superior organizational abilities
  • Work independently, display and practice highest standards of integrity and work ethics, can do attitude
  • Work well within a team environment and across multiple functions
  • Ability to take initiative, and to meet deadlines under pressure