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Mechanical Engineer - Principal

Union City, CA 94587

Employment Type: Direct Category: Mechanical Engineer Job Number: 9449 Pay Rate: $107K - $193K

Job Description


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering – 8 years’ experience in product development
  • Fluency with SolidWorks CAD, FEA software such as SolidWorks Simulation or similar packages, hand calculation of stress loads
  • Experience in Medical Devices and equipment design
  • Experience in design of mechanisms, cams, linkages, actuators, motor selection, gearbox design, drivetrain integration, coupling, bearings, sensor integration, E/M packaging, tools & fixtures design
  • Familiarity with structural design of frames, chassis
  • Familiarity with quality processes, CFR 21 Part 820
  • Ability to use hand tools, manual machine tools for prototyping



  • Work independently or within cross-functional development teams to design, develop, and test products that meet system specifications.
  • Participate with New Product Introduction (NPI) to assure product designs are optimized for manufacturing.
  • Evaluate field input from Service and Marketing regarding product performance.
  • Maintain a continuing liaison relationship with Manufacturing and Marketing functions to meet and improve product needs.
  • Continually contribute to product improvement and cost reduction.
  • Participate in vendor selection, sustaining engineering, QC inspection, and material review board activities.
  • Assist other engineers and designers with technical input and lead projects as necessary.
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understand, follow and support the client's internal Quality System policies, procedures, and work instructions including but not limited to applicable external regulations

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