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Mechanical Test Engineer
Ref No.: 18-34167
Location: Warsaw, Indiana
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 05/16/2018
  • Develop Test methods to verify the design of new products are safe, effective and meet the requirements set forth by the functional specifications for the device
  • Coordination of testing new products/components/designs and/or design changes to existing products. Accountable for the testing delegated to them from experimentation to design verification.
  • Experience on performing Cantilever, Bending and Shear Fatigue Testing on metals per standards
  • Write test protocols that document and qualify verification test methods.
  • Execute test methods and protocols in the evaluation of medical devices, components and materials.
  • Performs statistical data analysis to identify areas of variability, determine sample size, and otherwise analyze test data.
  • Writes test reports that document test results and draws conclusions from test data.
  • Able to work with vendors to design and fabricate custom test fixtures as necessary
  • Understanding of design controls, quality system regulations, and CAPA process
Desired Skills
Technical / Soft Skills
  • Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree (Master's degree is preferred) in Engineering or Science such as Materials Science, Materials (Metallurgy) Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering.
  • Experience in a Medical Device and/or regulated work environment is required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required.
  • Statistical techniques and methods.
  • A strong communication and interpersonal skills is required.
  • Ability to work independently and partner with a cross-functional team (R&D, Regulatory, Manufacturing, and Marketing).
  • Excellent decision-making and interpersonal skills that foster conflict resolution as it relates to technical situations is desired.