Mechanical Engineer II

Job Locations US-WA-Bothell | US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/18/2022 2:48 AM)
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Mechanical Engineer II - Bothell, WA


FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. -- If you are looking for work that matters, you’ll find it at FUJIFILM Sonosite.  As the creator of point of care ultrasound, we dedicate every day to the innovation and development of imaging solutions that enable clinicians to provide improved healthcare in leading institutions, underserved populations and communities in crisis around the globe.  At FUJIFILM Sonosite, we are in the relentless pursuit of answers that allow our customers to be confident that they are making the best clinical decisions for any patient, anywhere, anytime.  Members of the FUJIFILM Sonosite team embody our company values: Go boldly, Stay curious, Passion fuels us, Respect each other, Own it and Act with integrity. Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM Sonosite is the proud recipient of numerous prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.  Our point of care ultrasound systems are sold in more than 100 countries.

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Responsibilities include solving mechanical design issues to improve the quality of complex ultrasound systems, establishing, and implementing innovative modifications of existing designs to reduce cost while still maintaining quality. This involves creating and modifying complex parts and assemblies using SolidWorks, simulation and analysis of various design alternatives using simulation packages (thermal and stress), rapid prototyping, first articles testing, developing, and executing the qualification plans, reporting results in formal documents. Understanding strain/stress issues on printed circuit boards that house RoHS-compliant components is required. Must be able to interface with the EE engineers, system engineers, industrial design engineers, FFSS’s supply chain and suppliers to make sure that all aspects of the modified designs are considered. Work closely with Sr. Mechanical Engineers and Production Engineers to solve manufacturing and design issues. Previous experience working with FDA-regulated products is highly desired. Contributing to the establishment and maintenance of the project schedules is also a part of the QVS ME engineer’s responsibilities.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Design/modify highly sophisticated mechanical parts and assemblies using SolidWorks
  • Simulation and analysis of various design alternatives using simulation packages (thermal and stress)
  • Perform stress analysis of circuit boards and the mechanical structures that enclose the boards to assure the integrity of the systems, considering of the HW requirements such as shock and vibration
  • Establish design modification to improve the quality of the mechanical components of existing products
  • Modify existing mechanical components of ultrasound systems to reduce cost
  • Review and modify existing detailed drawings to correct quality issues
  • Generate bills of material
  • Work with suppliers to ensure manufacturability of designs

Knowledge and Experience:

  • BS in mechanical engineering from an accredited institute. MS in mechanical engineering is a plus
  • 3+ years’ experience in mechanical design working with injection-molded plastics, magnesium and aluminum die-casting, aluminum extrusions, sheet metal, thermal management and EMI / RFI shielding
  • Proficient with SolidWorks software
  • Understand strain/stress issues on printed circuit boards on which RoHS-compliant components are installed
  • Experience in 3D drawings generation, review and able to modify the drawings to solve quality issues
  • Experience in thermal analysis and solution to solve thermal issues
  • Experience in stress analysis and solution to solve stress issues
  • Knowledge of plastic and metal tooling to be able to evaluate suppliers’ tools
  • Able to perform risks/benefits trade-offs to compare suppliers of mechanical components
  • Experience with generating and reviewing bills of material

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be persistent, details-oriented, and willing to dig deeper to figure out information of the designs needed to carry out the QVS projects, even when the designs were not sufficiently documented.
  • Must be disciplined in following established procedures/processes
  • Must have technical writing skills to develop qualification plans and reports
  • ISO, FDA or other regulated industry training and experience is highly desired
  • Ability to interface with oversea manufacturers when needed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds, with or without accommodations

If COVID-19 vaccine is mandated by the federal government, or by state or local government, the Company will require that the successful candidate hired for positions covered under relevant government vaccine mandate(s) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.  For all positions, the Company encourages vaccination against COVID-19 and may require that the successful candidate hired be willing to test for the COVID-19 virus periodically and wear a face covering indoors absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.  


FUJIFILM Sonosite offers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program.  Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference.  To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at www.Sonosite.com/about/careers.

FUJIFILM Sonosite is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at ffss-hr@fujifilm.com.  Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.


To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.





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