Senior Mechanical Engineer
Burnaby, BC, Canada
16d ago

robust and innovative medical devices and equipment to support the commercialization of company developed products. The responsibilities include cost estimation, design, verification and validation.

has an exciting opportunity for a Senior level Mechanical Engineer in our Respiratory and Surgical Solutions Business based in Burnaby, B.

C. The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for designing and developing Senior Mechanical Engineer Device and equipment design includes : active and passive electromechanical structures and mechanisms with various degrees of freedom.

Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring appreciable initiative, originality, ingenuity and excellent problem-

solving skills. Principal Duties : Serve as technical lead / project engineer for major development projects or multiple simultaneous projects.

Research design options and perform experiments to determine potential design feasibility. Develop and test new manufacturing processes.

Work closely with electrical and software engineers, designing with system-wide perspective. Interact with global and internal design and manufacturing resources to design for manufacturability, reliability and cost-

effectiveness. Specify and manage tool development. As a member of multiple cross-functional teams, create and release Product Requirements, Design Specifications and Design Descriptions for assigned projects, as required by applicable medical device standards and internal procedures.

Follow all policies, procedures and standards for engineering documentation to ensure compliance with corporate document management policy.

Review product documentation for accuracy including documentation intended for customer use. Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the mechanical engineering team.

Participate in all designing, prototyping, testing and qualification of mechanical designs for high-reliability and high performance medical devices.

Assist in project planning and provide technical team leadership in project execution. Lead, participate in or support risk assessment, design reviews, pre-

production, pilot production, testing, and regulatory submission. Support production activities and resolve issues quickly.

Evaluate product non-conformances and recommend design modifications. Support the development of intellectual property. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required : 7+ years of technical product or mechanical device design and manufacturing.

Bachelor and / or graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering. Excellent knowledge of and ability to use SolidWorks and SolidWorks add-

ins. Experience in all areas of design, prototyping, testing and qualification. Experience with plastic injection mold tool design including insert molding and over-

molding. Proven skills in developing projects in a medical device R&D department. Ability to define project goals and delivery dates to meet deadlines in a fast-

paced environment. Experience in leading technical staff in a team-focused workplace. Can make independent judgments using sound engineering principles and techniques.

Ability to write concisely and accurately with meticulous attention to detail and clarity. P.Eng. designation or in progress will be strongly preferred.

Experience with Medical Device Directive (MDD), ISO 13485, FDA design controls or similar regulatory environment is preferred.

Ability to travel as needed (US and International) About Verathon : Verathon is a global medical device company focused on supporting customers by being their trusted partner, delivering high-

quality products that endure over time and ensure clinical and economic utility. Two areas where Verathon has significantly impacted patient care, and become the market leader in each, are bladder volume measurement and airway management.

The company’s BladderScan portable ultrasound and GlideScope video laryngoscopy systems effectively address unmet needs for healthcare providers and meaningfully raise the standard of care for patients.

Verathon, a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, is headquartered in Bothell, Washington, and has international subsidiaries in Canada, Europe and Asia.

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