Senior Product Design Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Biotix Inc. is looking for an experienced and self-motivated Senior Product Design Engineer to join our Product Development team in our San Diego, CA headquarters. In this role, you will develop new parts and products, and maintain/improve existing ones. As our Senior Product Design Engineer, you will support our spirit of innovation within the industry.

Ideally, you will have experience designing high volume plastic injection molded parts, knowledge of resins used in plastic injection molding, mold manufacturing techniques, experience in dealing with plastic injection mold vendors and the ability to comment and provide direction and support regarding mold designs and design changes. Other responsibilities include:
  • Using technical knowledge and experience to generate high quality design drawings
  • Developing new part specifications, drafting assembly procedures, and checking design layouts and drawings for good documentation practices
  • Using computer aided design and drafting techniques as appropriate to document designs and design analyses. (SolidWorks is our primary mechanical design tool.) 
  •  Assisting fellow engineers in the design and development of complex plans, layouts, detailed drawings, bills of materials, and engineering change orders.
  • Collaborating with engineers and technicians to conceptualize and develop new technologies. 
  • Performing dimensioning and tolerance evaluations of assemblies, components and drawings.
  • Using experimental, empirical, or numerical analysis to evaluate a designs form, fit, and function.
  • Designing prototypes and conducting formal design reviews with internal and external stakeholders.

What You Need to Succeed

  • Candidates are required to hold a bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or other applicable discipline.
  • 5-7 years of work experience that actively involved hands-on product design, design drafting and engineering documentation.
  • Strong 3D CAD modeling and 2D CAD drafting skills – Certification from SolidWorks is a strong plus.
  • Experience within the life sciences industry; working with laboratory consumables, ISO 13485 and/or FDA regulated business preferred.
  • Experience working with engineering change control systems.
  • Sufficient knowledge of common fabrication techniques (machining, plastic molding, sheet metal forming, casting, and stamping) to understand part drawing requirements and typical tolerances associated with them.
  • Ability to draft technical reports to support design output based on design inputs for ISO and compliance documentation.
  • Familiar with basic six sigma tools associated with product design.

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire 
  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts 
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the benefits you would expect from a global leader such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits 
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation 
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment

About Mettler Toledo

Biotix was acquired by METTLER TOLEDO in 2017. Biotix is a world-class manufacturer of laboratory consumables and liquid handling solutions. With more than 700 employees worldwide we have assembled a team of life science professionals that are devoted to bringing our innovative products the highest standars in order to meet our customer needs. One of our core values is to foster collaborative relationships internally and also with customers and partners. You can find more information about us in our website:

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here

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