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Product Development Engineer

Website MedSpark

MedSpark Medical Product Design and Development

MedSpark improves the quality of people’s lives throughout the world by collaborating with medical professionals to bring their product ideas to life. MedSpark, is currently seeking a talented Product Development Engineer to join our team in a full-time capacity to help drive the development of these new medical devices and technologies.


You will be part of a small and nimble team that conceptualizes, develops, and proves-out designs that make an impact on the world of medicine. Your primary role is driving conceptualization, development, and prototyping of new product concepts, focused on inventive uses of new and existing technologies that open up entirely new product concepts. Work hours and days are extremely flexible, based on need and your availability.

Essential Job Functions

  • Must be a Highly Creative Design Engineer and Thrive in an ‘Outside-The-Box’ Environment.
  • Develop and Execute Product Development Plans.
  • Translate Ideas and Concepts into Virtual Prototypes using SolidWorks.
  • Design Products for Efficient Manufacturability and Assembly.
  • Integrate Industrial Design Techniques to Create Designs with Improved Aesthetics, Ergonomics, and Usability.
  • Select and Integrate Proper Materials, Components, Technologies, and Assembly/Manufacturing Processes.
  • Build Prototypes (e.g. 3D Printing, Machining, Welding, Forming, Soldering, etc.)
  • Participate on Cross-Functional Teams to Develop New Innovative Product Ideas.
  • Collaborate with Clinicians, Patients, Manufacturing, and Marketing to Define and Evaluate New Innovative Product Concepts.

Required Proficiency, Experience, and Knowledge

  • Minimum 1-Year’s Post-Education Experience:
    o  SolidWorks (3D Modelling, Organic/Freeform Surfacing, Manufacturing Drawings, Complex Assemblies).
    o  Develop Plans and Documentation for Manufacturing, Testing, and Product Usage.
    o  Assemble and Build Prototypes (e.g. 3D Printing, Machining, Welding, Forming, Soldering, etc.)
    o  Select and Integrate Proper Materials, Components, Technologies, and Assembly/Manufacturing Processes.
    o  Design Products for Efficient Manufacturability and Assembly.
  • Outstanding Problem Solving and Organizational skills.
  • Strong Initiative with Ability to Independently Create and Execute Development Plans.
  • Desire and Capacity to Dive Deep on New Technologies as Required.

Preferred Proficiency, Experience, and Knowledge

  • 5+ Years’ Experience in the Above.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME), Biomedical Engineering (BSBE), Industrial Design (ID), and/or Equivalent Experience.
  • Medical Device Development Industry Experience.
  • Intellectual Property Development (e.g. Patent Writing, Patent Landscape Research, Patentability, FTO).
  • Hands-On Manufacturing Experience (Conventional and CNC Mill, Lathe, EDM, Grinding, Injection Molding, Metal/Plastic Forming, Composites, etc.)
  • CNC Programming.
  • Design of Fixtures and Tooling for Various Manufacturing Processes (e.g. Machining, Welding, Injection Molding, Compression Molding, Vacuum Forming, etc.)
  • Gaining Regulatory Approvals (FDA, UL, etc.)
  • Reverse Engineering (e.g. 3D Laser Scanning, Calipers, Micrometers, Photogrammetry, etc.)
  • Experience with Multiple CAD Software Packages (e.g. Unigraphics, Inventor, ProE, Catia, etc.)


MedSpark is located in California’s beautiful San Luis Obispo County; a location that offers the very best of California: beautiful green rolling hills, stunning beaches, amazing local wine, beer, and dining options, light traffic, a newly expanded airport, friendly residents, and a relatively short drive to both Los Angeles and San Francisco. San Luis Obispo is also well known as an adventurist’s paradise — recreation enthusiasts seek out the area for Rock Climbing, Scuba Diving, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Paragliding, Surfing, Sailing, Skydiving, Kite Surfing, Off-Road Riding/Driving, Kayaking, and more — all just a few minutes from town.


Sounds great, right? We’re a company that believes talented people like you are integral to developing successful products that improve the world of medicine, so we’d love to hear from you!

Here’s how to apply for the Product Development Engineer Position:

  • Provide a detailed resume, references, and a cover letter describing the value you will add to our team. Feel free to reach way back and tell us how your interests when you were younger have led you to your success today.
  • Candidates must provide a detailed visual portfolio of professional, personal, and/or academic product development projects.
  • Please submit all documents to (PDF file format is preferred for all submitted documents).

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