Mechanical Design Engineer

Job TitleMechanical Design Engineer

Job Description

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Your challenge

We challenge you to the role of Senior Mechanical Design Engineer within Philips Emergency Care & Resuscitation Business Unit. In this role, you will organize, prioritize, and drive multiple small to medium scale projects touching the full vertical of product release for the Released Product Engineering team. Projects span the gamut of continuous improvement to parts obsolescence to accessory development and enhancement. This role is essential to keeping the business moving and there is a constant stream of projects in all phases of implementation. Bring your enthusiasm, energy, positive attitude and meticulous drive to bear for the betterment of the patients of Philips.


Perform, own and improve the way we:

  • Establish and modify mechanical requirements of devices based on regulatory standards and customer requirements
  • Participate as part of a team or as an individual contributor on mechanical design tasks.
  • Ensure that all new mechanical designs can be efficiently manufactured and assembled
  • Maintain and improve existing designs to assist in manufacturability, reduce cost, and improve quality.
  • Perform analyses and apply problem solving techniques in order to develop creative, innovative solutions to mechanical design problems
  • Interface with other engineering teams as needed and work with groups outside of engineering including suppliers of materials, contractors, manufacturing, sourcing, quality and service in order to fulfill project needs.

Your Team

The Released Product Engineering team is part of Therapeutic Care’s BLS/Consumer AED R&D team in Bothell. We support all released product changes ranging from AED design changes to accessory label changes. Our team handles post release design changes, identifies component improvement opportunities, and supports R&D. This team is always in high demand as we provide needed support to keep the released product pipeline moving.

Our offer

  • Work cross-functionally with all aspects of the product and with a cross-functional team members
  • Ample opportunity to learn new things and make real visible improvements to the way we do work… and the credit that follows!

We are looking for

  • A positive attitude and attention to detail
  • The ability to ask questions to ensure we have thought all the way through the challenge
  • Mechanical design/test background a plus
  • Great interpersonal skills with a high level of integrity, giving credit where due
  • Desire to grow ability and knowledge and provide improved methods of doing work


  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years of mechanical design experience
  • Experience with CAD tools (Solidworks preferred)
  • Good understanding of DfM/DfA, FMEA, FEA
  • Good understanding of product development life cycle – requirement management and test case management
  • Good trouble shooting, communication, and coordination skills


  • Experience in designing for plastic injection molding
  • Medical device industry experience
  • Experience with bio-compatibility requirements
  • Electronics packaging and battery powered device development experience
  • Experience with a variety of manufacturing processes; including sheet metal, machining, casting, etc.

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