Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Broomall


: $86,650.00 - $125,760.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Drummond Scientific Company, located just outside of Philadelphia, PA, is a vertically integrated company that leverages more than 70 years of experience to maintain its position as an elite developer of custom, precision, microvolume liquid transfer devices. We have more than 100 total employees and have built a critical mass of expertise in the areas of design, electrical and mechanical engineering, which we are now eager to add to. The Company occupies more than 60,000 square feet, which includes approximately 1,300 square feet of semi-clean space, a fully furnished machine shop, and two injection-molding bays. In total, the sum of Drummond s engineering and manufacturing capabilities leads to the output of more than a billion pieces per year, all held within an extremely high tolerance.

Our branded products can be found in laboratories across the globe and are continuously recognized for their durability and reliability. Despite the notoriety gained from the products bearing the Drummond name, what truly establishes the company as an industry leader is its role as an original equipment manufacturer. Drummond s OEM parts have revolutionized the field of in vitro fertilization and enable the diagnostic technologies of many of the largest, and most innovative, companies in the world.

Scope of Position:

  • In this role, you will report directly to the Director of Engineering and focus on developing and designing high-speed, automated manufacturing equipment

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, design, document, initiate and oversee fabrication of custom in-house manufacturing equipment and solutions
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing problems and design permanent solutions
  • Oversee equipment installation, commissioning and/or decommissioning of manufacturing systems and equipment
  • Work collaboratively with Drummond engineers, operators and management
  • Recognize and integrate new technologies to improve efficiency, capacity, and margin
  • Identify and pursue value creating opportunities which align with your expertise
  • Work to continuously generate creative and practical products able to better address new or continuing customer needs

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel will be <5%

Required Education:

  • Bachelor s Degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of relevant experience in high-volume manufacturing
  • Experience integrating sensing technologies (vision, laser, etc.) into design and manufacturing processes
  • Experience integrating automation building blocks (e.g. servos, linear slides, pick & place mechanisms) into custom manufacturing line design solutions
  • Knowledgeable of fabrication and machining processes
  • Desire to be hands on in the assembly and maintenance of production equipment
  • Experience leading small project teams
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator
  • Exceptional problem solver with the ability and desire to think abstractly
  • Proficiency with SOLIDWORKS CAD software and MS Office applications
  • Flexibility to deal with multiple project priorities and evolving deadlines based on variable customer demand
  • Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to assimilate quickly

Desired Skills & Traits:

  • Experience with the design of injection molded parts
  • General understanding of Lean and Continuous Improvement concepts
  • Project management skills (scoping, budgeting, leadership, implementing)
  • Experience designing within regulatory standards (e.g. FDA, ISO, UL)

Seniority Level

  • Mid-senior/Senior level, depending on experience


  • Medical device, Manufacturing, Glass

Employment Type

  • Full-time

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