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Senior Mechanical Product Designer - Global Design

Company: Avanos
Location: alpharetta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID:3063

Job Title:Senior Mechanical Product Designer - Global Design

Job Country:United States (US)

Here at Avanos Medical, we passionately believe in three things:

  • Making a difference in our products, services and offers, never ceasing to fight for groundbreaking solutions in everything we do;
  • Making a difference in how we work and collaborate, constantly nurturing our nimble culture of innovation;
  • Having an impact on the healthcare challenges we all face, and the lives of people and communities around the world.

At Avanos you will find an environment that strives to be independent and different, one that supports and inspires you to excel and to help change what medical devices can deliver, now and in the future.

Avanos is a medical device company focused on delivering clinically superior breakthrough solutions that will help patients get back to the things that matter.We are committed to creating the next generation of innovative healthcare solutions which will address our most important healthcare needs, such as reducing the use of opioids while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we develop, manufacture and market recognized brands in more than 90 countries. Avanos Medical is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AVNS. For more information, visit www.avanos.com.

The Role

The purpose of this role is to provide support to the Global Design team chartered with supporting the R&D organization to help design, evaluate, and document new medical device products as well as changes to existing medical device products. This team is a global capability supporting initiatives in all of Avanoss product portfolios in Respiratory Health, Digestive Health, and Pain Management. This position is responsible for supporting business objectives and product initiatives within the portfolio platforms by actively supporting projects as a mechanical product designer, including design for prototyping, industrial design, design for manufacturing, and design for assembly. The position also includes high-end mechanical engineering technology tools, such as FEA and CFD. This position collaborates with cross functional disciplines and external partners in support of design activities, as well as design for manufacture and design for value projects and initiatives, and acts as a coach to guide organizational teams to help teach design methodology and ensure organizational success.

Job Position Accountabilities / Expectations

  • Support Global Design Team workload spending approximately 80% of time, or more, as needed on projects to ensure successful execution of product design as a product designer for key vital view projects.
  • Develop and maintain state of the art medical device design procedures, systems, processes, and tools for use in FEA, CFD, DFM, and DFA standards.
  • Support project teams and the organization as a mechanical product designer, ensuring that all products designed meet the organizational and regulatory standards for mechanical design, including but not limited to ISO 60601.
  • Support project teams and the organization as a product designer, working with cross-functional teams and external resources to gather marketing or product requirements, incorporating them into pre-concept or concept-level sketches, renders, or prototypes.
  • Develop and maintain, or liaise, traceability matrices to ensure that all products designed meet the requirements as defined by the project team.
  • Design and develop fully functional, production equivalent prototypes for testing, including verification and validation as well as formative and summative assessments.
  • Design and develop pre-concept and concept sketches, renders, or prototypes for use in business case, investment board, and senior leadership presentations.
  • Spend a significant portion of time working with external partners to manage and guide mechanical and industrial design deliverables for vital few initiatives, including but not limited to functional prototypes, design reviews, schedules, and milestone deliverables.
  • Ability to lead product design reviews to a cross-functional team of key stakeholders.
  • Work with cross-functional partners to perform formative and summative assessments, and incorporate feedback into future rounds of conceptual or development work.
  • Design and develop tooling and fixturing for testing.

Qualifications / Education / Experience / Skills Required

  • Education: Minimum Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Biomedical Engineering, or equivalent. Masters preferred.
  • Certified SolidWorks professional preferred, or proven ability in Solidworks and AutoCAD.
  • 7-9 years of global experience in Mechanical or Medical Device design, or equivalent.
  • Proven ability with FEA and CFD software, including Solidworks Simulation and COMSOL.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to develop and support business initiatives, procedures and develop standards for use globally.
  • Proven ability to sketch, either freehand or through use of computer assisted programs such as Adobe and Keyshot, including high-fidelity conceptual design.
  • Ability to take conceptual ideas from verbal representations to concept sketches, renders, and prototypes.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

Avanos Medical is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are a current employee of Avanos, please apply here .

Join us at Avanos
Join us and you can make a difference in our products, solutions and our culture. Most of all, you can make a difference in the lives, people, and communities around the world.


Make your career count
Our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of others begins with our employees through a comprehensive and competitive range of benefits. We provide more than just a salary our Total Rewards package encompasses everything you receive as an employee; your pay, health care benefits, retirement plans and work/life benefits.

Avanos offers a generous 401(k) employer match of 100% of each pretax dollar you contribute on the first 4% and 50% of the next 2% of pay contributed with immediate vesting.

free onsite gym | onsite cafeteria | benefits on day 1 | uncapped sales commissions | HQ region voted best place to live by USA Today

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