Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Droplette Boston , MA

Posted 1 week ago

Droplette is revolutionizing drug delivery: we are building a disruptive needle-free platform technology with groundbreaking applications in cosmetics, gene delivery, and healthcare.

We are seeking an experienced mechanical design engineer to join our team driving products through their lifecycle including concept generation, prototyping, component and assembly development, testing, and associated documentation.

The ideal candidate is a design engineer with start-up experience and experience turning concept ideas into manufacturable and marketable products. International experience is a plus.

You Are:

  • Energetic and assertive team player who can expertly manage multiple projects and thrive during rapid development cycles.
  • Self-sufficient in handling multiple sub-assembly designs simultaneously, requiring a very low level of guidance.
  • Possess the expertise and determination to ensure the project stays on target with respect to product design, quality, schedule and cost goals from concept to delivery.
  • Big plus if you have experience in the medical device industry developing innovative designs and working with suppliers to ensure high quality execution of prototype and production parts.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Able to learn quickly in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

What Youll Do:

Product Development

  • Perform design and development of mechanical components for a consumer hardware device .
  • Participate in product architecture and manufacturing strategy brainstorms.
  • Execute CAD modeling and design of plastic components and assemblies.
  • Develop tolerance stack analysis, production prints, component specifications, inspection and acceptance criteria, and production documentation as needed.
  • Procure prototypes and services as needed to support product development.
  • Assist in the development of manufacturing fixtures and electro-mechanical assembly processes
  • Manage contractors and vendors who support with design analysis, metrology and related deliverables.
  • Contribute to risk analysis, including dFMEA.
  • Support Design Verification as needed, by writing test protocols, reports, and performing verification testing and failure analysis.
  • Participate in design reviews.

Production & Supply Chain

  • Communicate specifications and requirements with plastics manufacturers.
  • Manage vendors for robust validation of tools and processes.
  • Contribute to the production risk analysis.

What We Seek:

  • 6+ years of experience working in product development and engineering for a consumer product, with a proven track record of moving products from concept to production.
  • Bachelors degree or higher in mechanical engineering and/or related field.
  • Experience with high-volume consumer electronic products.
  • Experience with components produced via plastic injection molding and electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Demonstrated experience developing sculptural forms and top-down assembly models in SolidWorks.

More about Droplette

The Droplette team is driven to make an impact in medicine and consumer healthcare by harnessing hardware and technology. The ideal candidate for this role will join us on our mission to push the limits of molecular delivery and be enthusiastic about working with a constantly-growing company. We are seeking candidates that are both a technical and cultural fit for our organization: we believe that a passionate and diverse team with interdisciplinary skill sets is crucial as we strive to make a positive difference in the world with our technology.

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination or harassment based on protected categories, Droplette also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior from ever gaining a foothold in our company. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Droplette.

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice: Agencies that submit a resume to Droplette must have a current executed Droplette Agency Agreement executed by the Head of People Operations. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Droplette Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Droplette Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact careers@droplette.io.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.Disclaimer:This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Covid- 19 Mandatory Vaccina
tion Requirement:
Effective October 1, 2021, all new hires must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved by the Head of People Operations in writing.

Benefits

We are committed to placing as much importance on the betterment of our employees' professional and personal lives as we do our customers'. To learn about how we empower and enable you to thrive, in and out of work, see below:

  • You will gain access to two Blue Cross Blue Shield plans designed to cover you and your immediate dependents. We pay 80% of the plans cost.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield dental available, offering in-and out-of-network benefits for an annual fee as little as $104 and $270, respectively.
  • Basic life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (ADD) insurance with the option of further voluntary cover if you need it.
  • Should you have a long-term disability following an accident or injury, our LTD insurance is designed to look after you by covering a percentage of your salary until retirement.
  • Staying on top of bills is important, even if youre off work for a relatively short while. Our STD insurance covers employees who have to take time off due to short-term disability or injury.
  • Our 401 (k) plan, provided by American Fund where we will make a safe harbor matching contribution equal 25% up to 4% of wages. Vesting is on a 5-year graded schedule (for employer contributions only).
  • Access to our employer funded Health Reimbursement Account (HRA).
  • Commuter benefits.
  • Flexible and generous time off.
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