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Assoc Engineering Designer

Date Posted: 9/30/2019

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Job Description

A global medical device company in Irvine, CA is looking for an Associate Engineering Desginer who will transform engineering specifications to finished CAD Designs for manufacturing and products, e.g., tooling /fixtures, detailed assembly drawings, and part drawings.  They will advise engineering on geometric dimension and tolerance, critical dimensions of the design, and alerts the engineers to potential issues with regard to the fabrication process


  • Process Engineering Change Requests (ECR) including describing changes and providing corresponding technical justification; checking completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications; and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning and notes necessary to present design proposals
  • Create new designs utilizing parametric solid modeling software or applications to develop basic data, assemblies and detailed parts of devices, mechanisms, and structures
  • Design basic fixtures or products, incorporating ease of manufacturing, safety, performance, and reliability; and selecting equipment and materials. Identify design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, including redline reviews
  • May assist in implementing new processes and methods in collaboration with Engineering
  • Assist in creating presentations for internal and external functions to secure consensus on the design viability and functionality
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Associate's Degree or equivalent in or AutoCAD technical degree/certificate, 3+ years of related work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
  • Problem solving methodology, tolerance analysis, and GDP (Good Documentation Practices)
  • Proven expertise in usage of CAD (e.g Creo, Solidworks, AutoCAD, CAD PDM) and MS Office Suite
  • Experience reading, interpreting, and creating drawings
  • Basic understanding of CAD design principles, techniques and procedures including parametric solid models
  • Moderate understanding of ASME Y14.5M-1994 drawing standards
  • Moderate ability to utilize 2-D and 3-D CAD software
  • Basic understanding of fabrication processes (e.g machining, molding) to leverage in creating and evaluating designs
  • Basic understanding of materials and materials properties
  • Basic understanding of DFM (Design for Manufacturing) concepts and principles
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in a team environment, including immediate supervisor and other team members in the section or group
  • Ability to build stable working relationships internally

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:Biotech, Engineering
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:9/30/2019
  • Contact: Sun Sa (949) 265-6070
  • Pay Range: $30.00 - $34.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-1909-71749