Mechanical Engineer

Hyalex Orthopedics is an early-stage, venture-backed medical device company seeking candidates for a Mechanical Engineer position. This is a rare opportunity to be one of the first few members of a growing R&D team, playing a critical high-visibility role and helping shape the future of the company.   The company is looking for a creative, driven-individual with good hands-on, problem-solving skills who takes pride in his/her work.

The Mechanical Engineer will join Hyalex’ R&D and eventually Manufacturing teams with a wide range of R&D responsibilities that include conducting tests and analyzing results to characterize the mechanical, chemical, and physical characteristics of Hyale’s novel materials and devices. There will also be need for fast turnover of designs and prototypes of testing and manufacturing instrumentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities             

Materials testing

Design and prototyping fixtures for testing

Design and prototyping of manufacturing equipment

Modeling of mechanical properties (MATLAB)

Device process related operations, simple control systems

Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

Performs a variety of complicated tasks

Will need to be resourceful to generate questions and come up with answers

Qualifications/Work Experience:   

3 years of relevant work experience

BEng/MEng in Engineering (Mechanical, Bioengineering, Materials)

Materials mechanical testing/ Lab experience

Design and prototyping skills, from napkin to working prototype (Solidworks, Machine Shop)

Positive, energetic, self motivated engineer/scientist (very important)

Hands on and willing to operate in a startup environment

Available to start immediately

Desired Quaifications         

        Knowledge of mechanical engineering concepts (e.g. stress, strain, modulus, strength)

        Good understanding of Modeling in Mechanical Engineering – MATLAB

About Hyalex Orthopaedics

Hyalex Orthopaedics is an early stage, venture funded Boston-based medical device company focused on developing and commercializing new products that feature HYALEX™ materials technology. Unlike other polymers, synthetic HYALEX material has the unique capability of maintaining low friction and low wear under the high loads encountered in human joints.

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