Startup Job Board of Silicon Valley and San Franciscio

Posted Feb 21

Senior Staff Mechanical Engineer

South Bay Full Time
Salary: 48,000 + equity

Job Description
A stealth mode Digital Health startup is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to add to their team for the design of wearable devices that help patients recover from surgery. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, prototyping and testing novel wearable sensors in a fast-paced, hands-on environment. The candidate will also interact with vendors and provide support to contract manufacturers.

Specific Duties

Write and review specifications

Design and review mechanical assemblies

Develop 3D models and bills-of-material

Perform FEA analyses as appropriate

Create prototypes.

Interact with multidisciplinary team including engineers, project management, product management and quality.

Develop test methods for verification and validation,

Perform tests and document results as needed

Design and develop test fixtures

Interface with external test labs to oversee mechanical and safety tests

Develop and release complete documentation package for design history file and manufacturing

Ensure requirements and specifications are being met

Participate in risk analysis activities as mechanical subject matter expert


BS in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent;

Experience in:

Proficient in 3D modeling software (SolidWorks, Pro-E, ...)

Experience with FEA modeling techniques and analysis tools

Proven ability to work with external partners/contractors

Strong organization skills (self-managed)

Ability to work independently

Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

Self-motivated and capable of performing tasks without close supervision.

Proven ability to successfully handle multiple projects and manage on-time delivery.

Strong analytical thinking, problem solving and communications (written and verbal) skills.

Highly Desirable

Understanding of textiles and wearable materials

Previous experience with wearable sensors is a plus

Experience designing for high volume manufacturing

Experience designing for medical devices

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