Design Engineer

Posted 18 Mar 2020

Wilbraham, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 204489


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

We are in search of candidates with experience in electro-mechanical design of automated laboratory equipment and/or single-use disposables and materials.  This role will include the creation of new product designs for cGMP applications for use in product development laboratories and clean room environments.  In addition, this role will require the revision of existing design data including CAD models, engineering drawings, engineering change requests and orders, as well as maintaining documentation within a product data management system. 


The role will involve frequent interfacing with manufacturing suppliers, external development partners and internal stakeholders.  Travel to internal and external sites will be required as needed to communicate and perform these duties.


As part of the product development team, your role will also require close coordination with our R&D team to smoothly transition advances in technology into future products by participating in the creation of user requirement specifications and test, development and validation plans for these products as well.


Who you are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in product development of biomedical devices, process equipment or instrumentation working within a core team structure
  • 5+ years of experience working with Computer Aided Design tools; SolidWorks & PDMWorks



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Proven experience in basic fabrication tools and processes
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical and automation equipment
  • Experience with performing tolerance studies on mechanical equipment and assemblies
  • Experience with engineering change control processes and managing dynamic product designs in the transition to validated manufacturing
  • Experience interfacing with vendors and developing qualified supply chains
  • Experience in the qualification, verification and validation of engineering systems (IQ, OQ, PQ)
  • Familiarity with creation and execution of test plans
  • Knowledge of biopharmaceutical materials
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and desire to be in a fast-paced team setting
  • Medical device or other safety critical device development including specific requirements of GMPs, FDA QSR and ISO 9001 standards
  • Design of injection molded components and tooling for single-use disposables



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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