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Mechanical Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 2020.6.1.59
    • Job Location: Billerica, MA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 01, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Engineers
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Job Description:

  • Responsible for product design and fulfilment of product specifications according the corporate development process for global liquid handling products within the Life Science market

  • Develop innovative and cost-effective designs for manufacturing products that can be scaled up for cost reduction and high-volume production

  • Carry ideas and projects from early concept all the way through manufacturing

  • Perform detailed project planning and documentation of each product development phase

  • Participate in design reviews that include ME, EE and SW engineers and ensure high quality design reviews with excellent documentation

  • Review/analyze whether current products and processes comply with industry standards such as ISO 13485, and corporate regulations and standards

  • Build and test prototype designs for proof of concept

  • Develop solutions to design problems through application of engineering principles and empirical methods

  • Solicit design input from product management, research, sales and other stakeholders to develop new concepts

  • Utilize the change management process to manage documentation and product changes

Experience and Skills:

  • Above average B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar required with automation/ life science industry experience

  • Several years of professional experience in Life Science environment, with proven track record of launching complex automation projects involving multinational/multicultural R&D teams

  • Expert in CAD Design with at least 5 years of experience with CREO CAD software or similar tools

  • Have experience with Simulation Tools (Screw, Spring, O-Ring…) and other computer modeling techniques

  • Possess a good understanding of polymeric materials and manufacturing techniques, specifically injection molding, extrusion, diffusion bonding

  • Expert in Automation Technology, Diagnostic Devices and Fluid Dynamics

  • Knowledge of process development activities such as qualification, validation, design of experiments, FMEA and design for manufacturing

  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes such as 3D printing, machining, injection molding, etc

  • Extensive knowledge of Technology concepts, technical standards and methodologies in the life science sector

  • Experience working in a regulated environment (ISO/ FDA).

  • Can show proven success in an atmosphere with varying amounts of ambiguity, but still able to set and deliver on plans with proven processes.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment

  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Extensive knowledge of key tools used for analysis, testing and development for liquid handling systems

  • Proficient in new and emerging technologies

  • Demonstrated strong documentation and organization skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills; presentation skills


Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster