Sr. Mechanical Engineer - CoolSculpting

Pleasanton, CA, United States
Jan 21, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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What Your New Manager Wants You To Know

The Sr. Mechanical Engineer works collaboratively with a team to design and develop medical products from initial concept through the transfer to production. The engineer has some technical leadership for designing and testing components and subassemblies of the overall system product. The job requires CAD skill knowledge, and it is preferred to have some knowledge of designing injection molded parts and machined metal components. The engineer should have knowledge of plastic, elastomer, and metal material types and be able to define the selection criteria and tradeoffs. Prefer some experience with thermal or structural analysis as well as knowledge of basic statistical analysis methods. Prefer some knowledge in fluid-based cooling systems and thermoelectric modules.

YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE...

First class team player : collaborate across multiple disciplines to ensure compliance and ability to influence cross-functional teams and senior leadership.

You Will
  • Apply the principles of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing to all drawings of parts and assemblies.
  • Conceive, design, build, and evaluate prototypes to explore a range of design concepts.
  • Prepare, present, and document designs at reviews.
  • Refine and develop selected concept(s) with guidance from manager, technical, and clinical leaders.
  • Work closely with other departments and outside entities, e.g. suppliers and contract resources, to insure design and documentation conformance to all quality requirements.
  • Investigate and evaluate materials, adhesives, and assembly techniques with guidance from senior engineers.
  • Select prototype suppliers, request quotes, prepare purchase requisitions. Provide recommendations for production suppliers.
  • Create designs for ease of manufacture and assembly.
  • Document ECO changes within CoolSculpting Document Control.
  • Manage the simultaneous development of several parts for a product design. Coordinate design constraints and resolves any design conflicts with minimal managerial or lead engineer intervention.
  • Be responsible for performing all duties in compliance with FDA's Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements with which AbbVie complies.



You Bring
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree.
  • 4 years of experience of product design or product development or equivalent experience.
  • Proficiency with 3D CAD software design tools for creating solid models and drawings; such as CREO and SolidWorks.
  • Familiarity with software and methods for computer simulation of complex mechanical and thermal models.
  • Familiarity with basic standard concepts and constraints involved in creating new product designs.
  • The ability to set short term project goals and outline schedules for specific tasks.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated abilities and willingness to wear "multiple hats" and perform a wide range of tasks within a dynamic environment as well as be a strong team player.

In this role, we're looking for a leader who will :
  • Act as an Owner
  • Be Excellence Focused
  • Act as an Influencer

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.