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Senior Design Engineer

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Orlando, FL, US, 32801

Company: Aptar Group

JOB TITLE: Senior Design Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Design & Engineering

REPORTS TO: Senior Engineering Manager

FLSA STATUS: Exempt


WHO WE ARE:

Noble is the global leader in helping patients who self-administer medication. Specifically, Noble’s programs include the manufacturing of medical device training solutions, patient onboarding programs and multisensory product development for the world’s top pharmaceutical brands help patients to self-administer a therapy, correctly and with confidence.

 

Focused on driving innovation, the company works closely with brand, device, and commercialization teams to develop turnkey solutions that improve onboarding and adherence, bringing value to clients and patients alike.

 

While what Noble does as a company is a serious endeavor, our culture on the other hand is full of camaraderie and fun. Monthly company lunches, team outings, ping pong and most importantly the people create an environment of light-heartedness, laughter, and collaboration. We believe in a healthy work/life balance, each other, and innovation; knowing the work we do is helping pharma, healthcare providers, and patients.

 

Noble is part of Aptar Pharma - Global solution provider of innovative drug delivery systems to pharmaceutical, consumer healthcare and biotech customers worldwide.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Design Engineer is responsible for the design of mechanical/electromechanical systems, creation of engineering requirement specifications, verifying product designs against requirements, and supporting production launch.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Create new product designs and provide existing product support for Noble’s drug delivery device trainers
  • Use customer product specifications to convert into detailed design specifications
  • Lead prototype build, functional testing, and data reporting, along with communications to customer and supply chain manufacturing
  • Create and support engineering test procedure development and execution for both regulated and non-regulated devices
  • Coordinate quality control objectives and activities to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, and minimize cost
  • Formulate sampling procedures for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data
  • Communication and coordination with Noble’s supply chain and production logistics
  • Draft and design of components and assemblies using 3D CAD software
  • Transfer engineering specifications to suppliers and act as liaison between Noble engineering and supplier manufacturing
  • Create Intellectual Property through idea and product submissions and patent applications
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and close out projects on time
  • Ability to adhere to timelines and due dates.
  • Attend weekly departmental meetings.

 

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, Skills):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field from an accredited institution
  • 5+ years related experience
  • Proficient with 3D CAD software, such as Solid Works. 
  • Proficient with generating engineering drawing specifications including dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Experience performing FMEA and product design focused risk assessment.
  • Mechatronics or Electro-mechanical product design experience
  • Familiar with additive and subtractive prototyping technologies
  • Experience with human factors and physical ergonomics
  • Excellent prioritization and project management skills 
  • Familiar with intellectual property
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to explain technical concepts and design details to a non-technical audience
  • View constraints as the arena in which to apply creativity and ingenuity. Although challenging problems may impose limitations, you have the ability to think in terms of possibilities.
  • Aware of industry trends, new technologies, and quickly acquire new knowledge
  • Motivated self-starter, and have the ability to take initiative and act independently
  • Accountable to deliver project results on schedule and within budget
  • Professional utilization of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to travel approximately 10-20% of the time
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry
  • Fluency in Mandarin.  This job description is for a position that will interface with a China-based supplier on a regular basis in a leadership role
  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field from an accredited college +2 years related experience
  • Product development experience in regulated industry – medical device
  • CSWP or CSWA level in 3D CAD software

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Mental - Requires a relatively high degree of concentration intermittently to compile reports and analyze data approximately 50% of time; periods of mental effort and concentration followed by other aspects of the job with lesser concentration and attention requirements
  • Physical - Requires walking/standing approximately 20%, sitting approximately 80% and lifting up to 50 lbs. approximately 1% of time; involves repetitive stooping, forward bending and crouching approximately 10% of time
  • Manual Dexterity - Requires use of hands, arms, and feet for repetitive lifting; use of hands and arms to operate computers, copy machine and other general office equipment and to record written information.
  • Audible Demands - Requires ability to hear verbal instructions and to communicate with internal departments and outside sources in person and via telephone
  • Visual Demands - Requires ability to read written instructions, correspondence and other documentation as well as operate office equipment such as computers and printers.  Color and depth perception not necessary
  • Environmental - Requires capability of performing essential job functions in an established office environment under lighting and climate control tolerances.  Noise level is moderate


Nearest Major Market: Orlando