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Engineer, Mechanical Product Design

Antylia Scientific
Metuchen, NJ
  • Expired: November 22, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Title: Engineer, Mechanical Product Design

Reports To: Director, Research & Development

Position Location: Metuchen, NJ

FLSA Status (Exempt/Non-Exempt): Exempt

Company Information:

SPEX, an Antylia Scientific company, is a leading provider of precision equipment and consumables to pharmaceutical, life sciences, environmental, and industrial customers around the world. Our proprietary product lines include tissue homogenizers, cryogenic mills, grinders, presses, PCR machines, spectrophotometers and consumables, and a range of laboratory essentials products all critical components in scientific research and production.

Position Summary:

Researches, develops and brings to production new and improved products for global sale. Works closely with Project Leaders, Outside Vendors, and Project Management to accurately scope and deliver finished products. The Mechanical Product Design Engineer completes designs for existing products and new product introductions. This role provides technical support for customer-facing teams to help support inquiries and investigations.

Key Responsibilities:
Design and develop cost effective, manufacturable parts and assemblies that meet engineering and marketing specifications.
Design, construct, and test feasibility models, prototypes and special test fixtures, as necessary for proof-of-principle and design verification.
Create 3D models and detailed drawings using Solidworks CAD while adhering to best practices for managing product data files.
Serve as Engineering Project Leader following Antylia’s Phase Gate Development Procedure.
Coordinate and lead engineering efforts for new products and product redesign projects.
Perform engineering design and analysis to ensure parts and assemblies will meet the need of intended applications with adequate performance margins.
Investigate problems, determine root causes, and design permanent solutions, implementing them within the established EC process.
Prepare reports and other written documentation to communicate findings to others.
Communicate and interface within cross-functional team to achieve product realization, from initial concept through to release for manufacture.
Keep abreast of technological advances in mechanical engineering, both generally and those with potential applicability to pump and other fluid handling products.
Apply current techniques and tools to improve design time, cost, reliability and functionality.
Assist other departments in the resolution of design related problems that arise during production.
Work with 3rd Party Vendors assisting with development efforts.
Provide mechanical engineering expertise to Purchasing to assist in the procurement of mechanical components.
Fulfill responsibilities under ISO 9001; understand and fully support ISO system.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor or Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ABET accredited university)
6 to 10 years of current or recent experience in mechanical product design
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
High-volume product design experience.
Solid understanding of engineering mechanics, machine design, materials, geometric tolerancing, fabrication processes, and electronics packaging.
Solid modeling CAD experience (Solidworks a plus).
Finite Element Analysis and/or dynamic simulation software experience.
Design for Assembly, Design for Manufacturing (DFA/DFM).
Project Management skills including ability to create and update GANTT, Risk, and RACI documents.
Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, efficiently works under pressure, within deadlines or other time essential constraints
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to clearly and concisely communicate to all levels of the organization
Strong work ethic and an ability to excel within a rapidly changing and growing organization

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all of the duties and responsibilities associated with it.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Antylia Scientific


Metuchen, NJ
08840 USA



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