• Product Design Engineer - Limited Term / 0.6 FTE

    Job ID 2020-34896
    Area of Interest
    Education / Training
    Location Name
    Roosevelt Commons
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.6 FTE (48 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Limited Term
    Department
    Continuous Improvement
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Seattle
    Primary Location : State/Province
    WA
  • About Us

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

     

    In 2019, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

     

    As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

    Overview

    Works closely with staff and faculty to solve problems requiring product improvements or new products. Assesses the problem idea and owns the development of devices and products to support solutions, new initiatives, and/or projects. Oversees product/device development initiatives involving the complex coordination of multiple stakeholders, resources, programs, and outside variables. The position will design and develop new products and product improvements, conduct analytical studies on engineering proposals to develop design specs for products, provide engineering support for all aspects of assigned product line to ensure functionality, quality, cost, and schedule.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, medical engineering or related field plus a minimum of 4 years of experience in Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field; or Masters Degree in Engineering plus a minimum of 2 years of experience in Engineering.
    - Experience with basic electronics with high mechanical aptitude.
    - Experience in product design conception and financial analysis for business development and strategy. Experience with prototyping and debugging dynamic mechanical systems, CAD design skills and familiarity in DFM techniques for scale up.
    - Demonstrated successful experience working with program and project management, previous background in bioengineering, medical device design and development.

    Required Credentials:
    - N/A

    Preferred:
    - Master’s Degree in engineering.
    - Experience in a healthcare setting or developing medical devices.
    - Six years progressive experience in engineering, product development and/or design.
    - Demonstrated successful experience leading complex project implementation in a large scale setting.
    - General knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement and or Kaizen experience.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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