Mechanical Engineer w/ Unigraphics in Hazelwood, MO at Volt

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Hazelwood, MO
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $20.0 - $42.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Our client, a worldwide leader in in-vitro diagnostics and microbiological testing is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer with Unigraphics NX experience for their office in Hazelwood, MO.

1.Project Overview
The scope of work is for the consultant to support the completion of the VITEK2 hinge obsolescence project as described below: 

Implement the design changes associated with replacing a new constant force hinge in place of the obsolete constant force hinge in the existing instrument cabinet design, source prototypes and verify new design. 

• Work with Instrument Engineer SMEs to select a replacement constant force hinge into the existing cabinet chassis and lids.
• Develop prototypes for use in verification testing.
• Analyze the risk associated with the design changes.
• Conduct design review(s) with other instrument SMEs and incorporate DFM feedback from contract manufacturer. 
• Author verification test protocol(s) and supervise verification testing.
• Prepare chassis and lid component documentation suitable for formal release into change management system.
• Assist with First Article Inspection.
• Work with suppliers to assess root causes of non-conformities at new product introduction.

This project is being created in order to address an obsolescence issue to develop and implement a solution that will result in the continued manufacture of VITEK2 instruments.

Skills needed: 
Mechanical Engineer with Unigraphics NX CAD proficiency, sheet metal and structural foam  prototyping, experience with medical Design Controls, design verification, configuration control, DFM.
2. Expectations/Deliverables
The Consultant employee is expected to provide timely updates to the department manager regarding status, project issues, risks, and development.  

The Consultant employee will facilitate the implementation of solutions to introduce new/changed processes / equipment / documentation changes.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.