• 27-Dec-2018 to 31-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • Engineering
  • Dassel, MN, USA
  • 25-35
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, 401k, Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement,

Spectralytics, a Cretex Medical Company, is a provider of laser processing solutions to customers world-wide in the medical device industry.  For nearly 30 years, Spectralytics has become a leader in the laser contract manufacturing from precision stent machining to the drilling of close-tolerance holds required for catheters and embolic protection devices.  Join our dedicated team of professionals!

Position summary

The Mechanical Designer is responsible for the design, debugging and assembly of new production tooling and equipment according to the organizational standards.

 Essential Job Functions                                                      

  • Subject matter expert in the design, assembly and debugging of new production tooling and equipment
  • Optimize current production tooling and equipment.
  • Develop and implement equipment and tooling design and organization standards.
  • Estimate production costs, efficiencies, cost saving methods, and the effects of tooling/equipment design changes on cost and efficiency.
  • Document current installed tooling and equipment base.
  • Support and comply with Spectralytics Quality System, ISO 13485 and when required medical device requirements.
  • Monitors the utilization of employee safety and OE programs
  • Partners with other business segments: sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understands customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Ensures business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Participates in required company meetings
  • Maintains an organized work area (5S)
  • Participates in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Supports and complies with the company's Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Completes all other work duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements, Education & Experience (incl. KSA's and certifications)

  • 2-year Design related degree
  • Experience: 3 years
  • Working knowledge of mechanical parts as well as computer-aided design (CAD) software, such as AutoCAD
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • CNC programming knowledge a plus
  • Able to work mechanically and troubleshoot equipment
  • Ability to consistently achieve short and long-term business results
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks when needed
  • Ability to follow through on commitments and holds team members accountable
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint) and ERP and other business-related systems

Desirable Criteria & Qualifications

  • Supervisory experience
  • Continuing Education; including participation in local chapters, associations, and/or organizations


Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, family status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected status as required by law.

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