Have you been searching for a role that brings you to the
forefront of innovation? We have an
outstanding opportunity for you to join an early-stage medical
device team boldly designing
transcatheter mitral and tricuspid therapies from the ground
Edwards Lifesciences is searching for a Senior Designer who has
experience in plastic injection molding to transforms engineering
specifications to finished CAD Designs for manufacturing and
products, e.g., tooling /fixtures, detailed assembly drawings, and
part drawings. The Senior Designer will advise engineering on
geometric dimension and tolerance, critical dimensions of the
design, and alerts the engineers to potential issues regarding the
Essential job functions:
+ Create new complex designs utilizing parametric solid modeling
software or applications to develop basic data, complex assemblies
and detailed parts of devices, mechanisms, and structures, assess
viability of engineering specifications/concepts including advising
engineers on suggested revisions on designs.
+ .Design more complex fixtures (e.g., automation/mechatronics)
or products, incorporating ease of manufacturing, safety,
performance, and reliability; and selecting equipment and
materials, contractual specification requirements and cost;
including recommending alternates and solutions needed to achieve
the intended design objective. Identify design errors, omissions,
and other deficiencies, and recommend revisions and/or improvements
in design layout to responsible engineers or designers throughout
the validation process including redline reviews.
+ Process Engineering Change Requests (ECR) including describing
changes and providing corresponding technical justification;
checking completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness,
conformity to standards, procedures, specifications; and accuracy
of calculations and dimensioning and notes necessary to present
+ Participate in implementing new processes, methods, and design
fixtures in collaboration with Engineering.
+ Develop presentations and present proposal on designs across
internal and external functions to secure consensus on the design
viability and functionality.
+ Consult with and provide input to Engineers on Edwards drawing
standards and CAD tools, maintaining integrity of the CAD PDM
(Product Data Management) modeling software.
+ May perform more complex tolerance analysis.
+ Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
+ Associate Degree or equivalent related field with 10 years of
+ Experience using Creo or Solidworks.
+ Plastics injection molding experience.
+ Medical device industry is preferred.
+ Proven expertise in usage of CAD (e.g. AutoCAD, CAD PDM) and
MS Office Suite.
+ Full understanding of DFM (Design for Manufacturing) concepts
+ Full understanding of ASME Y14.5M-1994 drawing standards.
Advanced ability to utilize 2-D and 3-D CAD software.
+ Substantial understanding of CAD design principles, techniques
and procedures including parametric solid models.
+ Problem solving methodology, tolerance analysis, and GDP (Good
+ Advanced understanding of fabrication processes (e.g
machining, molding) to leverage in creating and evaluating
+ Experience reading, interpreting, and creating drawings.
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills and
interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and
relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of
+ Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to
Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused
medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as
critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help
patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading
clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs,
working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has
extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America
and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work.
From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart
valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the
critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and
improve the quality of their life.