Senior Mechanical Product Designer - Global Design
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Title:Senior Mechanical Product Designer - Global
Job Country:United States (US)
Here at Avanos Medical, we passionately believe in
- Making a difference in our products, services and offers, never
ceasing to fight for groundbreaking solutions in everything we
- 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
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
Job Position Accountabilities /
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Education: Minimum Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering,
Mechanical Design, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering
Technology, Biomedical Engineering, or equivalent. Masters
- 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
- 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
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
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