Product Development Engineer –Medical Device – So Orange County, CA

Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/20/18 Job ID: 69170-TM Industry or Function: Mechanical Engineer Compensation: $ 70,000 - $ 90,000 (depending on experience)

JOB #: 69170-TM

JOB DESCRIPTION: Are you a Mechanical Engineer with strong MECHANISM DESIGN experience looking for a small orthopedic company that’s gearing up for rapid growth where you can really make a difference? Are you a hands-on engineer with strong mechanical aptitude who enjoys developing new products?

TriStaff is partnering with a late stage startup orthopedic company to find a Product Development Engineer for its growing team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys working in an extremely fast-paced, dynamic environment and wants to help take this company to the next level. You must be a self-motivated, ambitious engineer ready to take on new challenges!

Job Duties:
• Will design and develop new products from concept to manufacturing
• Detailed mechanical design of surgical instruments, injection molded parts, and electromechanical assemblies.
• Work with suppliers and surgeons as needed.
• Conduct product verification, validation, and qualification testing.

Salary Range and Bonus Potential:
• $ 70,000 - $ 90,000 (depending on experience)
• Stock options

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent Medical, dental, vision insurance
• PTO and holiday pay
• Stock options
• Annual bonus
• Opportunity to work on a cross-functional team to develop cutting edge technology

Job Requirements:
• Must be comfortable working with aggressive timelines and willing to take calculated risks as needed
• 2-3 years’ experience
• Must have BSME (or related degree)
• Must be proficient in Solidworks
• Should have experience working with mechanisms, machined parts, and a strong understanding of manufacturing
• Must be mechanically inclined
• Orthopedics experience preferred, medical device experience required

Educational Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (or related field)


KEY WORDS: orthopedic, surgical, instrument, medical device, mechanical engineer, product development, R&D, GD&T, product launch, FDA, GMP, Solidworks, mechanism, design, project manager.

Megan Marsh

I am an East Coast native and earned a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia. After recruiting for a year in Washington, D.C., I moved out to San Diego, CA and joined TriStaff in 2007 as a Technical Recruiter. Since 2013, I’ve been an Engineering & Executive Search Recruiter, specializing in hardware engineering recruitment within Southern California. The majority of my clients are small, well-funded startups within the medical device and consumer electronics industries. Positions that I specialize in: Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Engineers, Systems Engineers, Operations, Project Managers. I’m also the proud mother of two strong-willed daughters, and my husband is the Director of Operations at a local startup Medical Device Company, so I’m deeply embedded in the engineering space!
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