SUMMARY:  The Product Development Engineer with a focus on mechanical engineering will contribute to all phases of product design, development and support. Technical competencies in the areas of mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering and micro-machining are required. Specific responsibilities will vary from project to project and shall be met by performing the following duties: 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Other duties may be assigned.

COLLATERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversee technicians and drafts-persons assisting in the development process and monitor production progress on pilot production runs of new designs.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

A BS degree or better in the field of Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

English.  Additional languages beneficial

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS ANND REASONING ABILITY:

Solid understanding of higher math including calculus and trigonometry, strong scientific aptitude.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

None required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use of hands and fingers, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the professional, smoke-free work environment is usually moderate.