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Philips Mechanical Designer in Monroeville, Pennsylvania


In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Support Philips’ Sleep & Respiratory Care group as a Mechanical Designer through utilization of techniques that support fixture design and development efforts.

You are responsible for:

  1. Assists the BU Engineering Groups as part of the design team to develop fabricated parts for company fixtures from the engineer's conceptual sketches and/or notes. Performs mathematical calculations required in preparation of new part design and modification of existing part design.

  2. Generates, using CAD, solid models, detail drawings and assemblies per standard drafting practices, using knowledge of materials, finishes, GD&T and fabrication methods.

  3. Works closely with engineers and technical personnel. Considers aspects of the product, which affect fixture design. (E.g. interfacing standard purchased components and printed circuit assemblies.)

  4. Participates in informal and formal reviews of fixture design with associated engineers and other Technical personnel.

  5. Develops bill of material structures, component specification sheets, quality inspection procedures, and other related documents for use in the fixture assembly.

  6. Performs tolerance studies on new and existing fixtures to ensure proper fit and appropriate tolerances.

  7. Participates in weekly department meetings, discusses workload, standard practices and procedures, and use of CAD system.

  8. Interacts with other departments and vendors to accomplish fixture development goals. Meets with vendors for information relative to fixture design and preparation of drawings.

  9. Works with a variety of materials, applies analytical techniques, and utilizes computer-supported technologies to create machined parts for use in the fixture designs.

  10. Generates documents using computer aided drafting (CAD) for part drawings, assemblies, and tolerance studies.

  11. Pursues on the job, and independent, professional growth through reading, education, seminars, professional organizations, and peer interaction.

  12. Communicates status of work and restates design objectives to engineers and management to clarify processes and objectives.

You are a part of:

A talented engineering team with a passion for improving quality of life through solutions designed around the needs of customers and their patients. Our Innovation is driven by gaining insight into the needs of the people who use our sleep and respiratory solutions. This tradition of innovation, combined with our ability to anticipate market needs, has made Philips a global leader in the markets we serve.

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

  • Minimum of 3+ years related work experience using standard Mechanical design techniques for mechanical fixture parts.

  • A.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Drafting or related discipline preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to use CAD, PTC CREO preferred.

  • Knowledge of, ability to apply ANSI geometric dimensioning, and tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Understanding of Manufacturing Processes and Design Guidelines

  • Plastic part design: Injection molding, pressure forming, structural foam, reactive injection molding, rotational molding blow molding and extrusion.

  • Machining process: Milling, Lathe, Drilling, grinding, Broaching, Welding

  • Sheet metal: Forming, Punch Press, Press Break, and Stamping

  • Casting: Sand casting, Investment casting

  • Rapid Prototyping : CNC requirements, SLS, SLA, Silicone Molds

  • Treatments: Heat treating, Stress relieving, De-burring, Polishing, and Plating

  • Materials: Plastics: Thermosets, thermoplastics-Metals: Steel ( Cold/Hot rolled), Stainless(magnetic 400 series and Non-magnetic 300 series) , Aluminum, Brass, Bronze and Copper

  • Assembly Processes: Snap Fits, Press Fits, Stacking, ultra-sonic welding, metal welding, adhesives, solvents, clamping, Inserts, Heat welding, fixturing and Fasteners

  • Drawing Requirements: Advanced ability to work with Tolerancing -GD&T, general and stack-ups, ANSI standards, appropriate part description through determining views, sections, and dimensioning.

  • Mechanical Analysis-: Beam Deflection, Section Modulus, Modulus of Elasticity, Moment Loads, Force Balances, Pressure, Density, weight, Center of gravity.

  • Components: Basic Knowledge of: Bearings, Seals, Motors, Coupling, Springs, Positioning Devices and Sensors, and Fasteners.

  • Inspection: Fixtures generation (general and GD&T), Equipment (Dial indicators, Micrometers, calipers, optical and Ultradex)

In return, we offer you:

A rewarding career, supportive atmosphere and positive work environment in which you will support the design/ development of life-saving Sleep & Respiratory Care products.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It is a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it is like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .

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