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Mechanical Engineer - Medical Devices

Scanogen is looking for a motivated and skilled engineer to join our R&D team. We are a rapidly-growing start-up company developing a nucleic acid detection platform that will change how diseases are diagnosed. We need highly driven and inventive individuals.

Position Title: Mechanical Engineer - Medical Devices

Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Job Summary: Development of mechanical/fluidic design for medical diagnostics consumable and instrument

Job Duties:

• Collaborate with internal and external development engineers in the conceptualization and design of a custom diagnostics consumable.
• Coordinate with external machine shops and molding vendors for design and transition to manufacturing.
• Understand the needs of the life science aspect of the system and design mechanical solutions to produce an effective systems level product.

Job Requirements:

• Minimum of a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or similar engineering degree.
• Minimum of 5 years of medical and/or life sciences product development experience.
• Experience with the mechanical design of plastics, ideally with high volume disposable products.
• Experience in designing medical products with fluidics and/or microfluidics capabilities.
• Demonstrated ability to develop innovative product designs from a list of product requirements.
• Proficiency with Solidworks.
• Thorough understanding of conceptual design, design refinement, rapid prototyping methods and design for high volume manufacturing.
• Efficient working practices and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
• Proven ability to work in a collaborative work environment with other engineer and life science colleagues.

Additional Experience:

• Some experience in design of medical instrumentation is a plus.
• Understanding and compliance with FDA and ISO 13485 design controls.

Full benefits are provided including health insurance and 401k with company matching.
Relocation negotiable.

To apply for this position, please send an email with the subject line "Mechanical Engineer" and include your CV and a cover letter to:

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