Hologic Lead Engineer - Consumables in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Lead Engineer - Consumables

Post Date 6 days ago

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

You will be part of an enthusiastic, dynamic, results-oriented team of development engineers, and interface directly with scientists, product managers, regulatory specialists, quality engineers and manufacturing operations working to define and develop Hologic’s best-in-class biopsy products. The ideal candidate is one who understands biopsy medical devices and how they are used in the clinical environment.

  • Create and manage product requirements and designspecifications.

  • Directs activities to ensure that manufacturing,construction and operational testing conform to functional specifications,user needs, and customer requirements.

  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design softwareto perform engineering tasks.

  • Lead technical development team, as required.

  • Produce DHF documentation in support of designprojects.

  • Complete design documentation and Engineering ChangeOrders, as required by Hologic standard operating procedures.

  • Hold device design requirements reviews with internaland external stakeholders (suppliers) as required

  • Develop and maintain component or high level assemblypurchasing specifications, including critical to quality parameters,ensuring requirements are well defined, and suppliers can fulfill and testto the specifications

  • Propose alternative design concepts in collaborationwith other technical staff, to meet product definitions and evaluate basedon risk, product cost, performance, safety, and reliability considerations

  • Ensure that design implementation and test methods aredeveloped and executed in a manner that supports quality standards,whether designed in-house, or utilizing suppliers

  • Performs a wide variety of complex technical tasks toassist design engineers with developmental operations.

  • Create and/or participate in developing DesignRequirement Documents, Design Verifications, Work Procedures and TestProcedures.

  • Facilitate Design Transfer to Manufacturing.

  • Work in FDA/ISO/MDD regulated environment.

  • Recognizes and reports problems affecting successfulcompletion of project, is instrumental in suggesting or effectingsolution.

  • Significant technical contributor to generation ofspecifications and schedules.

  • Manages outside resources, as required.


  • Demonstrated understanding of:

  • full product development cycle of medical devices fromconcept to product delivery

  • use of biopsy devices in the clinical environment

  • the design, fabrication and assembly of medicaldevices incorporating plastic and metal parts

  • Ability to:

  • work well with diverse groups of people, interacteffectively with cross-functional teams and partner with functionalmanagers and other departments

  • manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneouslyand adapt to changes in program priorities

  • transform physical and mathematical concepts intosound engineering designs

  • define clear and effective product design requirementsand specifications

  • communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally

  • Strong background in 3D modeling, Solidworks preferred.

  • Familiar with international standards forbiocompatibility of materials used in medical devices

  • Familiar with FDA QSR and ISO 13485 design controlrequirements.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, a plus


  • Aminimum 10 years of experience designing and developing medical devices.

Additional Details

(Including Physical & Mental requirements)

  • Must be able to repetitively lift and carryproduct weighing approximately 30 lbs.

  • Up to 20% travel as necessary with potential forinternational travel

Agency and Third PartyRecruiter 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.

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