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Sr. Mechanical Engineer at Tandem Diabetes Care

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Diego, California

Job Description:

What you’ll be doing:

A team member responsible for designing and analyzing mechanical systems and disposables for the Company’s medical devices.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the research and development of mechanical components, assemblies and systems for the Company’s medical devices, utilizing knowledge of mechanical theory and materials properties.

  • Works independently within design controls and contributes to the design history file for medical devices by reviewing product requirements and specifications, documenting the design process, participating in formal design reviews and verifying the product performance with formal test methods, protocols and reports.

  • Leads a team responsible for the planning, design, development, modification and evaluation of mechanical parts, components, integrated mechanical systems, equipment, packaging, and optical systems.

  • Leads others through the process of design, development and verification of mechanical systems.

  • Responsible for sustaining engineering and supporting design changes of existing products.

  • Recommends selection of components and equipment based on analysis of requirements as well as component specifications and reliability.

  • Participates in evaluating the reliability of materials, properties and techniques used in production.

  • Troubleshoots product design and assembly tooling and processes.

  • Writes technical documentation for technicians and operators in order for the equipment to be operated safely and effectively.

  • Reviews and approves protocols and reports.

  • Works closely with the Quality Engineering team to develop and update Risk Assessments.

Who we are:

Here at Tandem, Diabetes is all we do and we are dedicated to making the lives of people with diabetes better and better, through relentless innovation. “In Tandem” means together, and we strive to embody that in every aspect of our business. We believe that working in tandem, not in isolation, is the best way to continually exceed expectations.

We’ve have been named one of the fastest growing insulin pump companies in the U.S! Why? Designed, assembled and supported from our San Diego, CA headquarters, Tandem has created the simple-to-use t:slim X2 Insulin Pump, which is the smallest pump available, the only color touch-screen insulin pump capable of remote feature updates, and the first CGM-enabled pump approved to let users make treatment decisions without pricking their finger.

Read more about our company & culture here: and see what our customers are saying here: #tsliminthewild


What you need for this position:

  • 2+ years of experience in the medical device field including detailed design, design testing, test documentation, and prototype fabrication of biomedical devices.

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and applicable job experience.

  • Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways, demonstrating good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.

  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instruction on new assignments.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in designing mechanical parts and assemblies and creating appropriate design documentation.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in writing test methods, protocols and reports.

  • Has a strong understanding of tying product requirements to the design.

  • Ability to lead a team to integrate information from many sources across the business in order to drive decisions for product development.

  • Proficient with SolidWorks software and analysis tools. 


What’s in it for you?

Stay well with us. Enjoy the outdoors during your workday by biking, running, or walking on one of our nearby trails.

Celebrate in Tandem. Join in monthly employee get-togethers, tacos for Cinco de Mayo, corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day, costume-contest for Halloween, and the annual JDRF walk.