Sr Mechanical Engineer (Accessories) ( Perm )
GCR Professional Services - Danvers, MA

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Sr Mechanical Engineer (Accessories)
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Job Description
We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer (Accessories) who will lead technical tasks, provide direction to junior staff, develop new products and provide engineering support for existing products.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities :
Team with supply chain partners to design and manufacture introducers and guide wires
Ensure producible designs through implementation of DFM best practices
Perform mechanical, fluid, and reliability analyses with guidance from senior staff to support new and existing designs
Fabricate prototypes with assistance from junior staff, technical support team (Machine Shop, Technicians and Designers) and suppliers
Develop test methods and conduct characterization and engineering pre-verification testing
Write test protocols and reports
Document designs by constructing solid models and drawings with ProE using GD&T and stack-up analyses
Address field complaints by determining root cause and implement corrective actions
Support sustaining engineering efforts by the timely disposition of non-conforming material and resolve producibility issues with internal and external manufacturing partners
Identify and establish new approaches and procedures
Manage self and junior staff for timely completion of tasks per plan without direct supervision
Prepare design reviews and present to peers and review team
Establish design goals and specifications for product development efforts
Contribute to the development of a work breakdown structure and project plan using Microsoft Project
Meet budget and scheduled targets
Determine critical path for area of project responsibility
Suggest and contribute to initiatives to improve the Engineering Departments operations and procedures. Skills/Requirements

BS in Mechanical Engineering (Plastics Engineering preferred). MS preferred
Minimum of 8 years related experience in disposable medical devices with direct experience in the design and manufacturing processes of introducers and guide wires
Must have expertise in injection molding, extrusion and common adhesives and epoxies
Expertise in FEA and analytical software such as MathCad, MiniTab & Matlab desired
Knowledge of lean, six sigma, kaizen, and continuous improvement initiatives. Green Belt preferred.
Ability to Communicate ideas and information clearly, effectively, and frequently (oral and written)
Execute tasks in a timely manner without direct supervision
Able to prioritize tasks
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Working knowledge of SAP desired.
May require up to 10% travel US & EU

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