Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Rainin, a division of Mettler Toledo, is looking for a Senior Mechanical/Mechatronics R&D Engineer.  

Working with a multi-functional team of engineers and marketing product managers, you will have the opportunity to convert innovative ideas into products for the research market that make a difference in peoples' quality of life – one tip at a time.   

Your role will be to work with a multi-disciplined R&D team to design, develop and test mechanical and electromechanical systems that comprise the heart of novel hand-held and benchtop precision liquid handling lab devices.   

To achieve this, the right candidate will bring skill and experience with:
  • Developing light-duty pick & place and tray-actuating mechanisms in compact packages driven by stepper or DC servo motors.
  • 3D solid modeling (Pro/E, SolidWorks, or Autodesk Inventor) and creating simulations for motion, FEA (Finite Element Analysis), and interference studies.  
  • Selecting, integrating, and validating motors, gear and belt systems, and employing common sensors for precision positioning. 
  • Familiarity with simulation/data analysis tools - such as MathCad or MiniTab for predictive modeling and assessing designs a plus.  
  • Design thinking approach to solving problems
  • Enjoy working in with others and creating well-conceived design solutions a must.

What You Need to Succeed

The Sr. Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineer should have:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years of experience (including internships) preferred to have experience in the life sciences industry
  • Work experience with a strong focus on new 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, educational matching gift program, perks and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the usual benefits 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 precision instrumentation
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards across Mettler Toledo
  • Global recognition for the quality of our products and services

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes.

  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
Mettler Toledo Rainin manufactures pipettes, one of the most basic tools used in every type of chemistry laboratory and many kinds of biological laboratories. Rainin's pipettes consistently rank among the top premium pipette brands in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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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Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC [Delaware]

7500 Edgewater Dr, Oakland, CA 94621 United States

+1 (800) 472-4646