My client is one of the world's largest and most respected healthcare companies in the world. They have a R&D organization based in central Connecticut which is part of a self contained business unit focused on the development of world class noninvasive, cardio respiratory sensor technologies & clinical decision support solutions that exceed customer expectations. The business is a market leader in OEM gas monitoring technologies, supplying products to a global customer base through partnership with leading companies across the healthcare industry. They are seeking a Sr ME for this group. Ideal background will be someone with at least 5-7 years of experience in new product medical device development. Devices with micro-electronics would be a deciding plus as would experience in flow rates and analysis. Position Responsibilities: The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for supporting design and development of leading edge CO2 monitoring systems used in Emergency and Critical Care units in hospitals throughout the US. He/she will utilize best practices in mechanical design analysis, modeling and tolerance analysis producing a highly viable mechanical solution for mechanical assemblies involving printed circuit board components, molded plastic components, production fixtures, sheet metal component and wire harnessing. Additional responsibilities include: Participate in the design, development, evaluation, implementation and testing of new systems and products, modules and components, within a given product architecture, meeting the system and product requirements specified. Employs strong design for assembly techniques and practices ensuring overall product cost objectives are met or beaten. Works with other Development disciplines, Manufacturing, Documentation, Regulatory, Quality and other team members to effectively ensure the product design meets the overall project objectives and requirements. Responsible for the design, realization, integration and test of a (sub) system, component or module on the basis of design specifications in accordance with the functional specifications. In the course of product development; apply expertise in injection molded plastics, mechanical design, materials, adhesives and manufacturing methods with attention to safety, cost, schedule, performance, customer needs and manufacturability. Create documentation, including; component details, assembly details, assembly procedures, incoming and finished inspection requirements with the use of CAD as a design tool and directing the efforts of support personnel. Position Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: BSME degree. Minimum 5 years of experience in product development. Must have proven experience with designing and packaging micro-electronic/mechanical components. Must be proficient in 2D and 3D Mechanical design and manufacturing methods â€“ Solidworks and Pro-E highly desirable Must be proficient in tolerance analysis methods and best practices. Must have experience with plastic part design and assemblies Experience in the development of products within a structured design and project management methodology. Experience developing products for the medical devices industry, in an environment employing ISO and FDA quality system regulations strongly preferred. Experience in other highly regulated industries also a plus. Excellent communication and organization skills.