Acelity Careers

Product Development Engineer ME Intern

San Antonio, United States of America

Job Description

Position Summary

Responsible for participating in new product development projects and assisting in development of components, systems, and medical devices for commercialization. This includes designing, prototyping, testing, and completing functional and empirical analysis.  This position focuses on mechanical and system elements of design.

Major Responsibilities

Assist in and develop conceptual designs of structures, mechanical mechanisms, dressings, packaging and other required components and devices necessary commercializing a medical device.. Develop 3D models of the product and performance of detail product analysis (structural analysis, tolerance stack analysis). Generate and execute test procedures to verify product performance versus requirements Assist in prototyping the design including sourcing of materials for the initial model, the product test models and the market test models Assist drafting in the documentation of the product by providing the necessary input for completion of specification sheets, part drawings and assembly drawing.  Assist in product manual development with marketing and legal inputs Provide technical assistance to Engineering, Project Management, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and Operations groups throughout the early production builds and launch.  Supports the effort through documentation and training as required Develop guidelines for the development of manufacturing inspection/test procedures and equipment Support product manufacturing by supplying alternate sourcing advice including vendor or component analysis, alternate manufacturing process deviations, and cost improvement design changes. Participate in any and all reasonable work activities as may be deemed suitable and assigned by management. Follow all FDA and ISO requirements for design control and assist in developing design control deliverables for projects. Conform to, support and enforce all Company policies and procedures.

Position Qualifications

Seeking degree in Mechanical Engineering, General Engineering, Engineering Sciences, or other Engineering. Materials knowledge (minimum of a few, not all required):  plastics (including tooling), steels, aluminum, phenolic, acrylic/silicone adhesives AutoCAD  and SolidWorks and/or ProEngineer experience Ability to deal effectively with all employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service oriented attitude. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain complete confidentiality and discretion in business relationships and exercise sound business judgment.

The information listed above is not a comprehensive list of all duties/responsibilities performed. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. Any physical and mental requirements described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability: Acelity L.P. Inc. and its subsidiaries are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and give consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information or any other legally protected characteristic. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: VEVRAA Federal Contractor