Staff Engineer (Mechanical)

Apex Systems
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  • Post Date: Jul 17, 2019
  • Start Date: 7/17/2019
  • Job Type: Contractor

Job Description

?Global medical device company in Irvine is seeking a Staff level Mechanical Engineer to join their team!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead the design, development, and testing of electro-mechanical medical devices and accessories
  • Generate test protocols, reports and supporting documentation for formal design verification
  • Identify, evaluate, manage, and provide technical guidance to suppliers
  • Drive development and design qualification for product line improvements


  • Knowledge of and proven experience in design, manufacturing, and commercial release of electro-mechanical medical devices
  • Established track record of delivering results in a high-energy environment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrated innovation, curiosity, and ability to tackle complex technical problems
  • Strong problem-solving, organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • Strong design skills including 3D CAD solid modeling software and other analytical tools (Solidworks, Creo, FEA, Matlab)
  • Hands-on experience with 3D CAD data management systems
  • Deep knowledge of materials for use in medical devices
  • Experience with DFM methodologies and a passion for delivering highly-manufacturable products
  • Motivated self-starter able to achieve results with minimal direction
  • Effective communicator


  • A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a minimum of 7 years of relevant engineering experience are required
  • Experience with disposable medical devices is a plus
  • Solid understanding of general manufacturing processes including injection molding, machining, thermoforming, extrusions, additive manufacturing, surface treatments, and various plastic part joining technologies
  • Experience with SolidWorks or Creo Parametric CAD solid modeling software is required
  • Hands-on use of finite element analysis (FEA) tools (i.e. Abaqus or Ansys) is desired
  • Strong understanding of the ASME Y14.5M-2009 drawing standards
  • Capability to quickly learn and interpret complex systems is required
  • Ability to effectively collaborate as part of a cross-functional team is essential
  • Effective organizational and prioritization skills are critical for success
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage time effectively

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

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