This is an exciting opportunity with one of Pittsburgh’s most innovative companies at the forefront of advanced imaging technology for healthcare, law enforcement, defense, and safety and security. We pioneered the advancement of Molecular Chemical Imaging into the patented technology that is used in our solutions today.
Established in 1994, ChemImage has developed technology that incorporates hyperspectral imaging, proprietary software and algorithms, machine learning, and liquid crystal filters. Our technology helps clinicians perform their jobs more efficiently for improved patient outcomes and helps law enforcement professionals better serve the communities they have sworn to protect. Our mission is to make the world healthier and safer by enabling these professionals to see things that were previously unseen in order to bring an Awareness of Things® that wasn’t possible before.
In 2020 we established our People First program that focuses on employees and their importance to the success of our organization. While we work hard, we also have fun, and give back to our community through company events. Our HR strategy is to attract and retain top talent in all functional areas.
We are seeking a talented Mechanical Designer to join our expanding team.
In this role, you will be responsible for product development and product design activities, specifically in the area of mechanical design. Design, document, test, and modify current and new components and sub-systems.
Principal (Essential) Duties:
Create detailed designs, perform analyses, test prototypes, and document completed designs
Develop design solutions and participate in preparing design concepts
Use problem solving techniques to determine root causes for problems, propose solutions, and perform validations
Use hands-on approach for building and evaluating prototypes
Review, analyze, and test to ensure the success of assigned projects
Participate in reviewing functional specifications, cost targets, and mechanical design requirements
Work with intra and inter-functional groups to optimize design and communication capabilities; work with external customers, suppliers and subcontractors, depending upon project and program activities
Submit and release design information to be documented for production
Support the development of manufacturing test procedures and test equipment
Investigate and solve reported manufacturing and service issues
May assist with the management of Engineering document control systems
May support development of enhanced Engineering processes
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of computers to operate effectively with Microsoft Office Suite of applications
Good analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Good interpersonal skills; strong relationship building skills
Strong organizational skills; attention to detail
Proficient with hardware hand and power tools
Ability to operate fabrication machines such as lathes and mills preferred
Understands design and certification for regulatory needs, including safety and environmental areas
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to:
See and perform tasks requiring manual dexterity; standing, walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching and other similar tasks requiring physical activity and repetitive motions
Visual requirement is for close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus
Operate a computer and other similar office equipment, as well as specialized scientific equipment and related tools. 50% or more time is spent looking directly at a computer
Perform medium work - exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and up to 20 pounds of force frequently
Ability to deal with stressful situations as they arise
Travel both domestically and internationally up to 10% of time representing ChemImage
The noise level in the work environment is generally low to moderate with isolated areas requiring hearing protection
Work setting is primarily office-based but conditions may involve limited exposure to chemicals, emitted radiation, fumes, dust, odors, gases and other substances when in a laboratory or field environment.
Employees whose work setting may involve these substances will be informed by their managers regarding the nature of these substances and may request PPE as necessary.
Must adhere to all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements