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Mechanical Design Engineer - New Product Development in Cincinnati, Ohio at Mammotome

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job ID: MAM000576

About Us

In December 2014, Devicor® Medical Products, Inc. was acquired by Leica Biosystems, part of the Danaher family of companies. Leica Biosystems is the global leader in anatomic pathology solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. The combination of the two companies uniquely positions us to develop integrated patient-to-pathology solutions for the diagnosis of cancer.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Mammotome brand is sold in over 50 different countries throughout the world. Mammotome remains committed to its heritage of advancing technology for early detection of breast cancer, providing support and education for clinicians worldwide, and offering breast care information for patients.

Devicor Medical Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.


At Leica Biosystems, we are committed to providing best-in-class technology to help clinicians accurately diagnose breast cancer. Never forgetting that at the heart of each breast cancer diagnosis is the patient.

Mechanical Design Engineers are responsible for aspects of complex projects related to product design and development, with focus on innovative mechanical and electromechanical medical devices that address customer needs. As part of the new product development team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to next generation products. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Works on a cross-functional project team through all phases of the product development process. 
  • Includes planning and executing projects from concept through the launch. 
  • Work closely with other members of the project team and physicians to define user needs, generate design concepts and develop detail designs.
  • Performs design and analysis with limited guidance (such as tolerance analysis, FEA, DOE's, simulated use testing, etc.), and supports development of product and process validation plans and testing.
  • Works with manufacturing engineering and suppliers to produce prototypes and optimize designs for manufacturability. 
  • Executes limited patent searches to understand current state of the art and potential white space. 
  • Contributes to business value through innovation and patent filing.
  • May be responsible for accomplishing work through outside resources (e.g., consultants, contractors, design suppliers).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • A minimum of 3 years' related work experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering (or related field equivalent) with mechanical emphasis is required; Advanced degree in field is desirable
  • Skilled in Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools (e.g., Solidworks) required.
  • Medical device experience preferred.
  • Experience in biomedical engineering research or material selection preferred


At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.