Edwards Lifesciences Designer, Engineering in Salt Lake City, Utah
The Designer will work with the engineering teams to design tooling and fixtures for manufacturing and products by using their expertise with specifications, CAD, detailed assembly drawings, and part drawings. They will also advise engineering on geometric dimension and tolerance, critical dimensions of the design, and alert the engineers to potential issues with regard to the fabrication process.
Create new designs utilizing parametric solid modeling software or applications to develop basic data, assemblies and detailed parts of devices, mechanisms, and structures while assessing viability of engineering specifications/concepts including advising engineers on suggested revisions on designs
Design complex fixtures 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 the 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 design proposals
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
Develop presentations and presenting proposal on designs across internal and external functions to secure consensus on the design viability and functionality
Other incidental duties
Education and Experience:
- Associate's Degree or equivalent in a related field with 8 years of related experience Required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
Problem solving methodology, tolerance analysis, and GDP (Good Documentation Practices)
Proven expertise in usage of CAD (e.g Creo, Solidworks, AutoCAD, CAD PDM) and MS Office Suite
Experience reading, interpreting, and creating drawings
Ability to read, comprehend, write, and speak English
Full understanding of CAD design principles, techniques and procedures including parametric solid models
Full understanding of ASME Y14.5M-1994 drawing standards
Advanced ability to utilize 2-D and 3-D CAD software
Good understanding of fabrication processes (e.g machining, molding) to leverage in creating and evaluating designs
Full understanding of materials and materials properties
Good understanding of DFM (Design for Manufacturing) concepts and principles
Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines
Strict attention to detail
Must be able to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams and representing the organization on specific projects
Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control
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 13,000 individuals worldwide.
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.