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SEEKING: Mechanical Engineer (Must have composites/carbon fiber material exp) (Gunnison, Utah)

Question asked by Specht Chris on Dec 3, 2017


Seeking a Mechanical Engineer for a full-time/direct placement in Gunnison, Utah.  This position will support new product development, R&D, sustaining engineering & design of next generation prosthetic feet, ankles, knees, and legs.  The ideal candidate will possess prior knowledge of composites & carbon fiber materials related to medical devices, aerospace, or automotive designs, and prior experience working within a regulated design environment.  Relocation assistance is available, and immigration sponsorship will also be considered.


  • Ensure that new products are released on schedule with robust designs and acceptance testing methodologies that achieve cost objectives.
  • Performs stress tests, analyzes data, and prepares reports.
  • Prepares preliminary and detailed design drawings and design specifications.
  • Manufacturing line support as needed.
  • Implement process and product changes using company change control process.


  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in design and development.
  • Proficient in 3D modeling software, preferably Solidworks and/or Catia
  • Experience in design and manufacturing of composite materials.
  • Knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements for the medical device industry.
  • Ability to complete FEA on both component and assemblies, specifically non-linear analysis is preferred.
  • Hydraulic actuator knowledge and experience a plus.
  • Experience working in ISO 9001 and/or ISO 13485 environments.


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