Senior or Principal Mechanical Engineer – Medical Device

San Diego, CA 92128

Posted: 02/26/20 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry or Function: Engineer Job Number: 20021001 - SDSTAF Compensation: $100,000-150,000 depending on experience level

Job Description

Do you want to work for a fun and exciting startup medical device company that has the US’s only FDA cleared device of its kind?  Do you want to work with a small group of really bright and motivated engineers?  Do you have a strong background designing and developing custom parts for hand held assembly, preferably in the medical device field? 


If interested and qualified, please email your resume to Megan Marsh,, for consideration.




Job Duties:


  • Mechanical design, analysis, and implementation of next generation products
  • Work independently on mechanical engineering projects
  • Design verification of major and minor changes
  • Process development and fixture design
  • Write clear manufacturing instructions and conduct initial training and oversight


Salary Range and Bonus Potential: $100,000-150,000 depending on experience level




  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Stock options
  • PTO
  • Opportunity to work with a dynamic group of motivated people at a company that’s positioned for success


Job Requirements:


  • Medical device experience highly preferred
  • At least 3 years’ experience in full product development
  • STRONG analytical background
  • Experience with tolerancing
  • Startup (or small company) experience highly preferred
  • Plastic molding experience preferred


Educational Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering required



Meet Your Recruiter

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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