Sr. Mechanical Engineer NJ

Medical devices, Implementation, QA, Mechanical engineering, Product development, Rapid prototyping, Troubleshooting, SolidWorks, Technical writing, Prototyping, Electromechanics
Full Time
Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

About Sterling Medical Devices:

Sterling Medical Devices, a provider of custom electro-mechanical and software solutions for the medical device industry, has been dedicated to helping our clients resolve medical device development challenges. Our engineering teams address the whole development process: systems, software, electronics, mechanical, quality, and compliance. Our headquarters, located in Moonachie, NJ, is a casual work environment that engages our team in cutting edge technologies and projects.

Sterling has over 20 years of experience working with doctors, startups, medical device companies and providing solutions for healthcare companies that need to scale up quickly to bring medical device software, hardware, mechanical, and mobile medical device apps to market by successfully navigating the FDA and CE approval process. We design our client’s products with a focus on the user needs and requirements, while making smart design choices based on our extensive and diverse product development experience.


The Opportunity:

We are currently searching for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our team. This position will be responsible for supporting a multi-disciplined team developing product specifications, generating concepts, building and testing prototypes, and creating parts for device systems. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a passion for being part of a team developing medical technologies that improve people’s lives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of design specifications and requirements
  • Develop designs to support projects ranging from new products to sustaining engineering efforts
  • Develop and review design control drawings and CAD models
  • Assist in the evaluation and troubleshooting of products
  • Develop bill of materials, routers, and costing analysis, as needed
  • Participate in DFM/A reviews
  • Support risk management processes at the product and mechanical hardware levels
  • Update engineering manager with regular reporting of progress and status


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 3-6 years’ of industry experience in design, development, and testing of medical devices
  • Experience with SolidWorks software to design, evaluate, and document products
  • Experience working with various manufacturing and material processes of medical devices (Injection Mold, Die Cast, Sheet Metal, thermoforming, rapid prototyping, etc.)


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of GD&T principles
  • Good understanding of electromechanical parts and assemblies
  • Ability to thrive in an environment with multiple simultaneous design projects
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • High level of initiative with ability to self-manage
  • Ability to supervise, mentor and develop Mechanical Engineering team members
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of FEA / simulation principles
  • Knowledge of mechanical safety testing and IEC/ISO/AAMI standards a plus


Sterling Medical Devices (SMD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SMD does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


Local candidates only at this time, please. We do not offer relocation assistance.

No third-party candidates please.

Dice Id : 10112120
Position Id : NJ-066-MCH
Originally Posted : 2 years ago
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