Illumination Engineer

Highlander Consultants

Illumination Engineer / Mechanical Designer with Solidworks to work on exciting lighting designs for the medical device industry.

We have the need for an ILLUMINATION ENGINEER / DESIGNER with direct experience in developing illumination solutions using Xenon, LED and Laser Diode technologies for a medical device design and manufacturing facility located in Jacksonville, FL.

The selected candidate will be responsible for initiatives such as follows:
· Envision, design and effect the realization of illumination products for medical device applications;
· Perform self-directed program management functions to ensure product specifications are translated into actionable content that is achievable by all stakeholders;
· Bring new design experience into the company and cross-pollinate this with the existing design team as a mentor and subject matter leader on:
o Laser Diode surgical illuminator design and light combining technologies
o LED surgical illuminator design
o Illuminated Surgical Retractor Design
o All matters related to Material Science for the proper selection and use of materials in medical product design and validations
· Create, manage and ensure that unique processes are developed correctly for accurate execution by production;
· Generate design verification test protocols and manage verification analysis;
· Design unique equipment necessary to implement new designs in production which are themselves validated processes;
· Interface with senior designers at medical OEM's / Design Partners to translate requirements into specifications;
· Possess practical experience in the operation of machinery in a manufacturing facility to build prototypes of one’s own designs;
· Ensure product designs meet all applicable standards and regulatory requirements, including deciding what requirements apply before the design begins.
  • The position will be integral to daily Engineering operations and routinely interface with production, planning, inventory control, finance, quality control, quality assurance, machine shop, tooling department and report to the Director of Engineering. Candidates should have a minimum of 10-years demonstrated success in the requirements listed above and possess a BS in Mechanical or related industrial-technical engineering disciplines including education and/or degreed experience in Electrical Engineering and be proficient in design work using SOLIDWORKS as well as being creative and cost-conscious in their design approach.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $80,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year