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Engineer, Mechanical/Biomechanical (JP9584)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:   Engineer, Mechanical/Biomechanical (JP9584)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Modeling and Emerging Technologies
Duration: 18+ months (with likely extensions and/or conversion to permanent)
Posting Date: 1/3/20222
Notes: Onsite

3 Key Consulting is hiring an Engineer for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
The ideal candidate enjoys tackling challenges and excels at organizing information from numerous sources to provide well-constructed deliverables. They have a passion for modeling and medical device technology. This role will be in the Process Development Organization, within the “medical device” group, Combination Product Operations (CPO). This candidate will be a part of the Physical Methods team which in addition to lifecycle management of Physical GMP Test Methods, develops and deploys in silico models to those systems. The candidate will work cross-functionally to help the modeling and emerging technologies team to make informed and data driven decisions and support enhancement of client’s drug delivery devices.

Why is the Position Open?
Additional workload.

Top Must Have Skills:
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
  • Programming.
  • mechanical/fixture design experience.
  • Mechanical Engineering/Biomechanical engineering degree; 2 years of experience, no grads.
  • Proactive and curious is a great trait.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Support of senior staff in the initiation, design and development, and delivery of projects, particularly in silico models and physical methods development.
  • Formulate governing equations and mathematical representations describing drug delivery systems. Programming those representations in commercial and proprietary software.
  • Utilize Finite Element Analysis (FEA) techniques for modeling of mechanical systems.
  • Design and development of physical test methods with respect to container and combination product integration of drug delivery systems.
  • Collaborate with Engineers using the system to edit, develop, and run automated experimental protocols.
  • Employ engineering skills and practices to gather user requirements and translate them into technical documentation for execution.
  • Collaborate with various groups on-site or from other manufacturing sites responsible for design and manufacture of drug delivery devices.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Mechanical systems modeling
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Computer programming
  • Fixture design experience
  • SolidWorks
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree and 2 years of engineering/scientific experience.
  • Experience with FEA/CFD commercial packages (Ansys/LS-Dyna/Hyperworks).
  • Passion for proactively identifying opportunities through creative data analysis and modeling.
  • Intellectual curiosity with ability to learn new concepts/frameworks, algorithms and technology rapidly as needs arise.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in machine design from initial conception through fabrication and into implementation.

Employee Value Proposition:
Gain Device development experience and testing.

Red Flags:
  • No bachelor’s degree in an engineering field
  • Work gap of 6 months or greater
  • Inability to work well in teams

Interview process:
Video Skype Panel Interview

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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