job summary: A Mechanical Design Engineer is needed for a world class utility company in the Hopkinton, MA area. The candidate will work in a cross functional team environment of engineering, scientific, and manufacturing disciplines. In this role, the individual will put strong technical engineering knowledge and experience into practice to develop and sustain In-Vivo small animal imaging products. location: Hopkinton, Massachusetts job type: Contract salary: $44.25 - 61.95 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Verify product requirements and define product and design specifications.Develop electromechanical, optomechanical, fluidic and thermal components and sub-systems from concept to new product introduction.Collaborate across disciplines to develop control logic for electromechanical, optomechanical, fluidic and thermal systems.Design precision machined, plastic molded and cast parts that are critical to function, user facing or both while ensuring cost effectiveness and manufacturability.Lead component/part or sub-assembly/system development.Conduct relevant and detailed engineering analysis (structural, thermal, tolerance stack up, optical, etc.) on components and subassemblies.Design and develop "proof of principle" breadboard systems, as well as conduct feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs.Adhere to regulations such as ISO 9001, EN 61010-1.Interface with Marketing, Applications, Service and Operations throughout the Development Lifecycle.Create complete documentation packages (part models, assembly models, detail drawings, assembly drawings, commercial part specifications and Bills of Material).Follow new product phased-gate development process through design, manufacturing transition and commercial release. Basic Qualifications: BS Mechanical Engineering required5+ Years of relevant experience with BSMEMS Mechanical Engineering desired3+ years of relevant experience with MSMEUnderstanding of machining, injection molding, compression molding, thermoforming, CNC machining, die-cutting, sheet metal stamping/forming and extrusion methods in relationship to product developmentExtensive experience with SolidWorks (Competency test will be given)Proven strong analytical and hands on skillsExperience with change order processes and document control systemsProven electro-mechanical design experience (shown through portfolio preferred) Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with cross-disciplinary teams in an R&D environmentSystem level experience in troubleshooting production and field problems to determine root causesAptitude to learn new systems and retain technical informationCommitment to customer excellence with demonstrated ethics and integrity qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedEducation: Bachelors skills: Mechanical Design Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.