Associate Design Engineer
Avantor
Devens, MA
Job Summary
This position is responsible for the development of approval drawings and prototypes for the single-use systems business. This includes ensuring the assembly will meet the performance criteria required by the customer. This position will work closely with account managers, customer service, production and quality.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

Develop both basic and more technical approval drawings based on sketches or descriptions from account managers or customers.
Select appropriate subcomponents and ensuring all connections are engineered to function as required (i.e. temperature, pressure). This may include developing test protocols and performing physical tests.
Calculate sale price of Single Use products using software provided.
Entering/maintaining Bills of Materials (BOM) and Method of Manufacturing (MOM) in ERP system.
Conduct feasibility and cost estimation of products to ensure the design can meet business and customer needs.
Perform various tests (e.g. pressure test, pull test, etc.) and create validation packets for customers.
Maintain engineering documents including a library of all subcomponents with appropriate data.
Assist in resolving customer complaints in a timely manner; notify management of problems and suggest corrective actions.
Understand and support company operating procedures to provide proper and effective service to all customers and foster the development of long term business relationships.
Travel to customer locations to assist sales team with customer opportunities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field
1-3 years experience in a related position preferred
Experience in AutoCAD or similar engineering software (Solidworks, etc.)
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

Highly organized and good communication skills
Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with customers and suppliers
Ability to grasp technical concepts and their application to customer’s processes
Computer skills and good understanding of excel
Valid driver’s license
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)

Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.

Occasional travel may be required.

Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.

A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis.

Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs.

DISCLAIMER:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
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