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FUJIFILM Principal Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Principal Mechanical Engineer - Bothell, WA

FUJIFILM, Sonosite, Inc . We are an innovative and high performance culture with tremendous opportunities. People who work here are given the unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of healthcare throughout the world. Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, Fujifilm Sonosite is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries. Since its inception, Fujifilm Sonosite’s lightweight, robust products have created and led the point-of-care ultrasound market. From sophisticated urban hospital emergency rooms to clinics in austere, remote villages, Fujifilm Sonosite systems are used by over 21 medical specialties and provide clinicians around the world with a cost-effective tool for improving patient safety and workflow efficiency. Fujifilm Sonosite holds a number of prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.

Job Summary:

As the Principal Mechanical Engineer you will encompass a broad range of mechanical engineering responsibilities. You will be highly focused on medical device development in a fast paced environment. You will ensure the quality of the products are highly portable, rugged, and very easy to use. Specific tasks include the creation and refinement of complex parts and assemblies using SolidWorks, simulation and analysis of various design alternatives using simulation packages (thermal, and stress), creation and evaluation of rapid prototypes, and engineering confidence testing of design solutions. This position will also oversee the interaction with suppliers to implement solutions, and interface with operations engineering staff to introduce new products to manufacturing. Other key responsibilities include ownership of project schedules, and participation in the generation and refinement of product requirements. This position also provides an excellent opportunity to mentor junior engineering staff.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee and Implement mechanical designs using SolidWorks tools.

  • Develop and/or improve NPI processes through active participation in ongoing development in both new and Sustaining areas, identifying opportunities for improvements.

  • Designs, develops, and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment and machinery.

  • Applies engineering principles to design products.

  • Take lead of engineering confidence testing & generate technical reports.

  • Takes Lead of creation of models and documentation to facilitate sourcing and manufacture of designs (drawings, specs, manufacturing process assistance).

  • May be involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation and repair of mechanical products.

  • Ability to prioritize work and break down assignments into tasks that can be organized and executed to meet assignment performance and time goals.

  • Key resource in configuration management and control of NPI and Sustaining projects using Agile and develop strategies for optimum implementation.

  • Tracking daily progress of samples/experiments and providing accurate updates and creating/maintaining a central spreadsheet. Producing reports and assessments of tooling and/or fixture related improvements to yields and results in production and/or prototype environments.

  • Take Lead with members of the Mechanical engineering or other associated groups as necessary for transducer mechanical engineering related issues.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience. MS mechanical engineering or equivalent experience is a plus.

  • 10+ years experience in mechanical design working with injection-molded plastics, magnesium and aluminum die-casting, aluminum extrusions, sheet metal, thermal management and EMI / RFI shielding.

  • Expert level skills with SolidWorks software including surfacing tools.

  • Demonstrated electronics packaging experience in the context of hand-carried, rugged devices

  • Experience working in a design-driven, customer centric environment

  • ISO, FDA or other regulated industry training and experience.

  • Extensive experience in product development from conception to release.

  • Experience with FEA strongly preferred (thermal simulations, stress analysis)

  • Experience designing tablets or laptops are strongly preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to lift 25lbs with or without accommodations.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both within other groups in Engineering and throughout the company.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. offers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program. Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference. To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at https://www.sonosite.com/about/careers

FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at ffss-hr@fujifilm.com . Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.



Requisition ID: 2021-14788

External Company URL: https://uscareers-fujifilm.icims.com