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Mechanical Engineer II - Medical Devices (Pivot, Excel, VLOOKUP)

R&D Partners Laguna Hills, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


The Mechanical Engineer II is part of a fast paced product development team developing next generation systems. Builds and maintains the reliability testing fixtures, which test electro-mechanical systems and sub-systems.

Collects and analyzes reliability data to estimate overall system reliability along with performing root cause investigations and corrective actions to help grow overall product reliability and robustness.

Must haves:

  • Hands on test experience with electromechanical/fluid products/fixtures
  • Experience writing/executing test protocols
  • Experience logging defects and troubleshooting/resolving defects
  • Able to manipulate large amounts of data in excel and perform “intermediate” functions (e.g., pivot tables, VLOOKUP)

Nice to haves:

  • Statistical background (six sigma greenbelt or better)
  • Reliability statistics/concepts (certified reliability engineer)


  • Provide mechanical engineering support to various new product development activities, namely reliability growth.
  • Act as a team member as assigned throughout the product life cycle.
  • Design, prototype, assemble, and verify/validate component- to subsystem- level mechanical assemblies as assigned.
  • Develop and execute engineering studies (Design of Experiments) as required.
  • Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings.
  • Draft, update and release project documentation.
  • Participate in Design Control Activities, adhering to applicable internal procedures, and external regulations and standards
  • May work with or be exposed to biological specimens, e.g. human teeth.
  • Participate in and support design reviews as required.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering plus 2 years relevant industry experience.
  • Proficiency in mechanical design, Solidworks, and rapid prototyping
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, strategic thinker
  • Independent, self-motivated, self-starter, fast-learner
  • Team contributor with ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer proficiency (e.g. MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook, SolidWorks, LabView, CFD)

R&D Partners

R&D Partners is a national Life Science staffing firm focused in the areas of Scientific, Clinical Research, Engineering & IT. Our team offers well over 200 years of combined Life Science staffing experience providing consulting, direct hire & outsourcing solutions to the Life Science industry with offices in San Francisco, Redwood City and San Diego, California; Tampa, Florida; and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


Laguna Hills, CA
92653 USA