Mechanical Engineer - New Product Development

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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials. As an innovation company, it sets trends in research-intensive areas. Bayer's products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. Bayer HealthCare (BHC), an Equal Opportunity Employer, makes an important contribution to human and animal health with its innovative products and by researching new therapeutic approaches promoting science for a better life throughout everything that we do. Our Divisions include Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Medical Care, Consumer Care and Animal Health. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. Mechanical Engineering Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes. This position will work under the guidance of more senior engineers to support assignments. Specifically, to support the New Product Development Mechanical Engineering function within the Radiology Business. Projects will range from purely mechanical systems to complex electro-mechanical systems but will generally focus on interpreting requirements and developing solutions to meet those requirements. This includes the application of mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and materials selection. The role will include problem solving, component design, development of test methods, fixtures, and procedures, analyzing and interpreting data, writing test reports, and liaising with suppliers. This position requires creativity, detail orientation, solid problem solving skills, perseverance throughout the problem solving process, and sound judgment to resolve problems and ensure proper communication. In addition, excellent written communication skills are necessary to accurately document projects and develop test protocols and reports. This individual will interact daily with engineers and technicians from various disciplines. This position is located at the Indianola Facility with the possibility of occasional travel to other Bayer facilities, customer sites, or suppliers. Bayer recognizes that science plays an integral part in everyday life and encourages all employees to make a difference through daily contributions to our organization's mission. Careers with Bayer allow for the experience of working in a global environment with an on-going focused effort and sustainable approach to improving lives of humans and animals. More specifically related to this role, the incumbent will be responsible for:
Assist Mechanical Engineering team in the design, development, and test of mechanical components, modules, and subsystems.
Assist senior engineers performing and writing detailed safety assessments (FMEAs).
Perform various analyses (FEA, tolerances, etc.) to assess feasibility of concepts.
Responsible for independent mechanical tasks on smaller projects or sub-tasks from larger projects. This may include occasional travel to suppliers or customers to identify and resolve problems.
Interface directly with internal engineering and technician staff, production/service staff, and component suppliers throughout the troubleshooting or development process.
Troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate technical problems through the use of analytical skills, tools, and methodologies such as CAD modeling, basic statistical analysis, troubleshooting techniques, etc.
Works under supervision and collaborates with engineers in other disciplines as well as directing the work of technicians and mechanical designers to conduct and document technical activities. Comfortably communicates opportunities, problems and results in written and verbal forms.
Defines requirements for less complex designs and material selection.
Responsible for one design element at a time within single discipline.
Acquired understanding of the product and clinical applications.
Leads design reviews of less complex designs. Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer HealthCare seeks an incumbent who possesses: Required Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and at least four or more (4+) years of experience in knowledge and application of engineering and scientific concepts in Mechanical Engineering;
Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering and up to two or more (0-2+) years of experience in knowledge and application of engineering and scientific concepts in Mechanical Engineering;
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering;
Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate technical problems;
Proven ability to conduct mechanical analyses (FEA, mold filling, tolerance analyses, etc.). Experience with ANSYS, Abaqus, MoldFlow, MathCAD and other analysis programs highly desirable;
Proven ability to conduct and document basic technical activities such as detailed design analysis, tolerance analysis, evaluation of failure data, application of statistics, etc.;
Computer aided design skills such as Pro/Engineer, Solidworks, or AutoCAD highly desirable;
Proven ability to define requirements for simple designs and material selection;
Strong understanding of basic manufacturing methods and capabilities (injection molding, machining, casting, etc.);
Working knowledge and proven skills of PC computer operating system including Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
Strong competency in Customer Focus, Driving for Results, Integrity and Trust, Ethics and Values and Compassion;
Proven ability to demonstrate at minimum, Team Contributor competencies: Action Oriented, Perseverance, Dealing with Ambiguity, Learning on the fly and Problem Solving. Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Location: PA-Indianola
Req ID: NB56013630

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