Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will use his/her extensive Mechanical engineering experience to:
  • Demonstrate the ability to be the lead Mechanical Engineer on a project.
  • Design, develop and test mechanical or electromechanical systems.
  • Manage and participate in engineering projects, primarily in the development of new products: Evaluate project progress and results to assure that goals are met; Coordinate with all affected parties for testing, prototyping and vendor activity.
  • Management of multiple projects simultaneously in various states of design and development.
  • Create detailed, accurate technical data packages; work with support personnel to create schematics, part/assembly drawings, and Bills of Material.
  • Use computer aided design and analysis techniques as inherent activities of development.
  • Conduct internal design reviews for performance, manufacturability, and serviceability with cross-functional project teams, and coordinate with outside vendors.
  • Use engineering skills and experience to become a major technical contributor in area of expertise.
  • Provide support for all stages of the product development lifecycle: R&D, Manufacturing, and Field Service/Support.
  • Assures product quality by designing testing methods; testing finished products and system capabilities.
  • Investigate new technologies and concepts for future product development, or product improvements.
  • Provide clear communication for team members to facilitate the completion of defined goals, objectives and timelines; may supervise, the efforts of other team members on a project basis.
  • Drive projects to completion with agreed-upon performance, delivery, and cost targets.

    What You Need to Succeed


    • Applicants should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the following key areas:
    • Fluency in common 3D solid modeling design tools (Autodesk, Pro/E, SolidWorks). Experience in Autodesk Inventor 3D solid model design tool a plus.
    • Demonstrated design of small, precision mechanisms, injection molded plastic parts, and high volume production products
    • Ability to communicate sophisticated mechanical design concepts and execution plans to peers and subordinates, enabling execution of dependent assignments.
    • Ability to work well in a supportive team environment.
    • Ability to lead junior engineers and technicians on project assignments.

    Minimum Requirements
    • Applicants should have the following minimum requirements:
    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, MS preferred.
    • Minimum 7 years of experience (5 years and MSME) in related industry such as precision lab-grade liquid handling systems, laboratory instrumentation for the pharmaceutical or life sciences industry, or high volume precision hand-held devices.
    • Work experience with a strong focus on new product design and project management
    • Hands-on experience with prototyping, assembly, and troubleshooting
    • Experience with using computer-aided analytical tools such as FEA software a plus
    • Experience in high volume injection molding and associated materials a plus
    • Experience with ISO 9000 and Product Life Cycle Management a plus

    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