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Sr. Design Engineer, Medical Device


Lake Forest, IL
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Job Title Sr. Design Engineer, Medical Device

JobID 1052845-1852

Location: Lake Forest, IL

Description *About Pfizer*

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

*Role Description*

Responsible for design and development of medical devices and combination products as well as on-market product troubleshooting. Utilizes critical thinking and application of the principles of physics, material science, and manufacturing process know-how to creative engineering problem solving and overall project execution.Performs project planning, engineering margin calculation, requirements margin and design risk analysis, and generates design output documentation such as specifications and drawings. A Sr. Design Engineer will manage more complex design projects, including working with external suppliers and manufacturing partners and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams. A Sr. Design Engineer will be responsible for developing novel mechanical solution and integrating advanced manufacturing concepts and material considerations.


*Support the design and development of medical devices and combination products including novel new product development*Produce models and drawings using 3D CAD (preferably SolidWorks)*Prepare for early-stage usability studies*Produce and approve requirement specifications for external suppliers *Analyze internal and supplier designs to identify areas critical to function, likely failure modes and design sensitivities. Resolve conflicting requirements with novel design solutions.*Carry out tolerance analysis using RSS methodology*Design test rigs and challenge parts*Collaborate on engineering testing (laboratory-based work) to evaluate design proposals and establish functional performance characteristics and feedback results into design*Carry out data analysis of test results to determine design performance and acceptability*Risk management assessment and mitigation, including DFMEA and input to UFMEA.*Support supplier design reviews and Pfizer design reviews*Assess Design for Manufacture and Design for Assembly with internal and external design teams*Implement advanced design and manufacturing concepts for plastic parts injection molding*Create documentation to support medical device development and industrialization, and submission


*Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent*BS with 4-5 yrs related work experience ORMS with 1-3 yrs experience ORPhD with 1 yrs experience*A minimum of 3 years' experience using 3D CAD*Expertise in design for injection molding and design for assembly*Experience within the medical device industry would be a benefit

*EEO & Employment Eligibility*

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

*Sr. Design Engineer, Medical Device*
*Lake Forest, Illinois*

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