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Mechanical Design Engineer

Redmond, Washington | Contract

Post Date: 02/02/2017 Job ID: 16241 Industry: Hardware

Position Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA


Performs engineering work in the development and design of new medical devices. Work includes the design, conceptualization, detailed CAD design, tooling, prototype development, documentation, testing and evaluation of mechanical and/or electromechanical devices or systems.  Performs design modifications. Coordinates major segments of complex projects to meet cost and time objectives. Reviews design and documentation to ensure compliance with design criteria and standards. Conducts feasibility studies, determines manpower and cost estimates, and develops engineering criteria.
  • Designs and analyzes mechanical parts and systems, equipment and packaging.
  • Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs. 
  • May direct support personnel in design testing and prototype fabrication.
  • Provides input to schedules and coordinates major segments of complex projects to meet cost and time objectives.
  • Prepares detailed design documentation to ensure compliance with design criteria and standards.
  • Develops and documents design requirements
  • Create Change Requests and Change Orders for mechanical changes and coordinate their release.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree or equivalent experience in mechanical engineering or related discipline
  • 5 years of applicable experience
  • Experience with Solid Modeling Design tools, ProEngineer Creo preferred
  • Experience with drawing dimensioning and tolerances
  • Experience working with external suppliers to bring parts to production

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of leading edge materials and manufacturing technologies
  • Experience with PLM systems, Windchill preferred
  • Experience with electromechanical packaging including PCBA and EMI
  • Experience with injection molding, casting, sheet metal, cable design and fabrication processes
  • Experience with FEA or other analysis tools for stress and thermal
  • Experience with tolerance analysis
  • Experience with Design for Reliability, Manufacturing and Service
  • Experience with Design for Six Sigma or other statistics based development methodologies

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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