Principal Mechanical Design Engineer - Motion Systems - Robotics

HireResources a Tailored Solutions Company (WO) Burlington, VT, USA


$120,000 to $150,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Position: Principal Mechanical Design Engineer - Project Lead Robotics/Robotics Design

Location: Greater Boston, MA.

Industry: Medical Technology / Medical Device

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Relocation Assistance Available.


The Principal Mechanical Engineer will guide the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role. You will apply technical expertise toward developing world-class medical systems for image-guided surgery. You will develop technical solutions to complex problems that require the use of ingenuity and creativity. You will work with cross-functional teams on the design phase, and verification and validation phase of key projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Technical Leadership role in an R&D product development environment to develop robotic guided imaging products. Serves as a technical expert in a cross-functional team developing mechanical designs (including design review facilitation).
  • Responsible for all development phases: writing requirements, architecture documents, design implementation, writing test plans, execute tests and write verification reports.
  • Responsible for mechanical designs that meet both internal and external customer requirements and are optimized for production, reliability, and cost.
  • Perform design analysis and risk analyses, and coordinate system-level testing and validation efforts.
  • Interface with outside vendors as needed to communicate design requirements and databases to ensure the accuracy of parts and subsystem manufacturing by vendors.
  • Leads troubleshooting and problem-solving efforts related to the development projects. Supports decisions through engineering and analysis data.
  • Participates in the evaluation of new technology, new products, new materials, and their impact on the business.
  • Implements and maintains the project plans for new technology programs.
  • Assist with activities relating to design, testing and evaluation of system elements.
  • Mentors and provides technical guidance as required.
  • Ensures appropriate documentation is maintained and completed for new technology programs, ensuring that information is transferred to product line-specific areas during the commercialization phase.
  • Give direction to engineers and drafters, clearly communicate their roles and tasks. Finds and evaluates new ideas and new technologies.
  • Works with product areas to outline testing of new products and conducts or coordinates product evaluation.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related degree.
  • Master’s Degree, strongly desired.
  • Minimum of 7 to 10 of experience in medical devices, mechanical engineering, or other regulated industries.
  • Experience in robotic design including belt drives, ball screws, stepper motors, and DC servo motors.
  • Experience with system dynamics modeling, control systems design, and analysis of motion systems utilizing MATLAB/Simulink a plus.
  • Experience with x-ray imaging systems a plus.
  • Solid working knowledge of regulatory requirements for medical product development, including knowledge of federal and international regulations, such as FDA QSR, IEC 60601, ISO: 13485, 14971, 62304, and 13485, Medical Device Directive or other regulating agencies.
  • Understanding of medical device’s development methodologies and medical device’s lifecycle, or other heavily regulated device’s lifecycle.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and project scheduling such as Microsoft Project is desirable.
  • Interpersonal, written communications, time management, and organizational skills.
  • All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System.
  • Performs duties in compliance with environmental, health, and safety-related site rules, policies, or governmental regulations.
  • Travel requirement: Less than 10%
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Company address: 1 City Hall Square #500, Boston, MA 02201

Posted date: 14 days ago

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