General Electric Mechanical Engineer 1-Cell Therapy in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Role Summary:

A Mechanical Engineer works with cross-functional teams to develop complex disposables for cell and gene therapy customers. Activities include (but not limited to) detailed mechanical, material design, analysis, testing and manufacturing transfer of sub-systems and components.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop robust designs for new, custom, or existing products that can be produced cost-effectively and according to established project timelines

  • Leverages knowledge in advanced aspects of technical/functional areas and applies technical theory and practical experience with input from relevant functional areas to solve complex problems

  • Works independently and possesses a level of functional expertise necessary to influence and execute technical and project delivery execution

  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing operations team to resolve production engineering, quality testing issues

  • Act as key R&D contact for resolution of post-launch product quality issues, change control

  • Interface directly with manufacturing teams to clarify questions on drawings and designs. Assist manufacturing team in troubleshooting production issues on standard and special products.

  • Collaborate with Quality and Product Management to establish appropriate critical to quality (CTQ) characteristics. 8. Prepare using 2D and 3D CAD software mechanical drawings, assembly models complete with calculated dimensions and tolerances. 10. Revise and alter detailed and layout drawings to conform to engineering changes. 11. Prepare engineering change requests, engineering change notices, bills of material, engineering specifications, and customer submittals. 12. Direct the construction and testing of prototype disposables and pilot products and conduct analysis of the test Qualifications/Requirements:

  • BS in Materials/Plastics/Mechanical Engineering and 5-7 years relevant work experience

  • Knowledge of bioprocessing/cell therapy disposable, materials with relevant experience to design, development, manufacturing of new products

  • Broad understanding of manufacturing technology, quality control, testing of disposables used in bioprocess/cell therapy application

  • Experience with various methods for root cause analysis to address product issues

  • Demonstrated experience in developing design verification/validation plan, test procedure and reports

  • Hands-on lab testing, product verification, validation experience

  • Work experience in medical device/life science or related regulated industry

  • Full-life cycle product development experienceQuality Specific Goals:

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.

  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and 8-10 years relevant work experience

  • Demonstrated technical leadership capability in integration activities

  • Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task

  • Excellent teamwork, coordination and communication skills

  • Ability to meet aggressive reliability, performance, cost, serviceability, and delivery targets

  • Product development experience in medical device, life science industry

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Global project experience

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