Hologic Mechanical Engineer - Research and Development in Danbury, Connecticut

Mechanical Engineer - Research and Development

Post Date 2 days ago

At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health

What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.

None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.

While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.

Summaryof Duties and Responsibilities

You will be part of an enthusiastic, dynamic, results-oriented team of mechanical, electrical, and software development engineers, scientists, and program managers working to define and develop Hologic’s best-in-class Skeletal and Interventional products. The ideal candidate is one who understands the mechanics and material selections and how they interact to fulfill product requirements.

  • Create,interpret, and manage product requirements and design specifications

  • Selectmaterials and processes for developing a product that meets the productrequirements and design specifications.

  • Proposeplans for development, testing, and review

  • Proposealternative concepts to meet product definitions and evaluate them based on risk,product cost, performance, safety, and reliability considerations

  • Createand manage traceability among design requirements documents

  • Createanalytic tools and simulations to model product performance

  • Participatein design reviews and ensure component designs work together to fulfill productrequirements

  • Providetechnical direction in the selection of mechanical and polymer materials for theengineering team

  • Ensurethat design implementation, test, and maintenance methods and processes aredeveloped and executed in a manner that supports quality standards


  • Abilityto understand interactions among components in a complex system and how theyaffect the overall product performance

  • Abilityto understand the capabilities and limitations of polymer materials andmechanical design to obtain optimum results

  • Abilityto transform physical and mathematical concepts into sound engineering designs

  • Excellentanalytical and verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficientwith physical and mathematical modeling tools

  • Familiarwith US and international standards for medical devices


  • Bachelor’sdegree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Tenyears of experience in engineering related to medical devices or otherregulated field

Agencyand Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive ofdisability and veterans.