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Philips Senior/Project Mechanical Engineer - Medical in Carlsbad, California


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Participate in an exciting and progressive environment developing products that save lives. You will be part of the NPI (New Product Introduction) Mechanical Engineering Team within the R&D Department at Philips Hospital Respiratory Care division. You will be directly involved in the design and development of Hospital Life-Support and Non-Invasive Ventilators, Capnography and disposables (masks).

You are responsible for

  • Conceive, design, develop, evaluate and implement new systems and products in the field of medical gas sensor product development and sustaining engineering

  • Utilize best practices in mechanical design analysis, modeling and tolerance analysis to produce a highly viable mechanical solution for micro-electronic mechanical and optical components

  • Create documentation, including: component details, assembly details, incoming and finished inspection requirements, through the use of CAD as a design tool

  • Responsible for all aspects of design documentation including requirements specification, engineering analysis, drawings, test plans/procedures, validation, the release of components, assemblies and products to production, and production start-up support

  • Supports the manufacturing engineering team in troubleshooting and resolving issues discovered during production.

  • Be a self-starter, action oriented, organized and disciplined

  • Work with project team members to produce development plans and identify and mitigate development risks

  • Keep abreast of technical developments in own field through literature, technical contacts and industry competition

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • 7-10 years’ experience in the design and analysis of medical devices.

  • Experience in design and analysis of medical ventilators or medical gas delivery systems a plus.

  • In depth knowledge of pneumatic systems including pressure and flow sensing.

  • Experience in the design and analysis of low and medium pressure gas valves.

  • Experience with low-pressure gas blowers.

  • Experience with Computational Fluid Dynamics.

  • Experience in the design of plastic injection molded parts.

  • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5 Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

  • Proficiency with solid modeling CAD software (Pro-E/Creo a plus).

  • Good mechanical aptitude and solid understanding of mechanical engineering principles.

  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Familiarity with FDA quality systems including ISO13485, 21CFR Part820 (a plus).

  • Salary and Job Level commensurate with experience.

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