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Director of Mechanical Engineering | Complex Electromechanics | Boston

Boston, MA US

Industry: Engineering / Product Dev Job Number: 2411

Job Description

An early-stage company at the intersection of connected technology and surgical robotics is looking for an experienced engineering director to join their team! As the Director of Mechanical Engineering, you will be guiding this device manufacturer on multiple fronts as they develop their complex surgical system.

In this role, you will be using your wealth of experience developing complex electromechanical medical devices to manage an energetic team of mechanical engineers. If you have strong hands-on full product lifecycle development experience and are confident managing a team with a blend of personalities and experience levels, you’ll feel right at home in this role. You should expect a fast-paced, startup-style environment here, and be comfortable matching the energy level of the existing team members. This should be a very personally rewarding role if you enjoy taking products from concept to completion, working on truly innovative technology, and mentoring and guiding engineers.

To succeed in this role, you will need at least 15 years of experience developing complex electromechanical devices. These years do not have to be entirely medical device experience, a blend of medical device and other industries will work, but you should have at least 5 years developing class II or III electromechanical devices. We’ll be interested in talking about products that you managed from design to completion and hearing about your management and mentorship styles, as you will be managing a growing, high energy team of engineers. We are providing relocation assistance to the Boston area.

Submit your resume below or reach out to Arshad Alam to learn more! 

What you will be doing:

  • Providing guidance and leadership to a team of high-energy mechanical engineers in the development of complex electromechanical surgical systems.
  • Continuing the current rapid pace of growth by effectively hiring new engineers.
  • Providing technical guidance based on your extensive medical device development experience.

What you must have:

  • At least 15 years of electromechanical product development experience with at least 5 years of medical device industry experience.
  • At least 5 years of experience managing a team of engineers.
  • A fast-paced, high-energy startup mindset with a passion for technology.

Compensation: Competitive
Travel: Minimal
Years of Experience: 15+ Electromechanical Products, 5+ Device Development
Degree: BS/BA Required, MA Preferred
Location: Boston


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and may have been abbreviated or maximized for online or mobile viewing. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Legacy MedSearch was named to the 2019 and 2020 Forbes list of Best Recruiting Firms in America

Job Requirements

robot, vr

Meet Your Recruiter

Arshad Alam

Arshad is a seasoned recruiter in the healthcare space with over 15 years of experience in promoting career growth for healthcare professionals. He has played a critical role in the launch of several startup companies. He is known for versatility and leadership; expert in overseeing high-level priorities and a broad range of responsibilities.

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