Mechanical Engineer II job at US-WA-Bothell


FUJIFILM, Sonosite, Inc . We are an innovative and high performance culture with tremendous opportunities. People who work here are given the unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of healthcare throughout the world. Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, Fujifilm Sonosite is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries. Since its inception, Fujifilm Sonosite’s lightweight, robust products have created and led the point-of-care ultrasound market. From sophisticated urban hospital emergency rooms to clinics in austere, remote villages, Fujifilm Sonosite systems are used by over 21 medical specialties and provide clinicians around the world with a cost-effective tool for improving patient safety and workflow efficiency. Fujifilm Sonosite holds a number of prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.
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Responsibilities include solving mechanical design issues to improve the quality of complex ultrasound systems, establishing, and implementing innovative modifications of existing designs to reduce cost while still maintaining quality. This involves creating and modifying complex parts and assemblies using SolidWorks, simulation and analysis of various design alternatives using simulation packages (thermal and stress), rapid prototyping, first articles testing, developing, and executing the qualification plans, reporting results in formal documents. Understanding strain/stress issues on printed circuit boards that house RoHS-compliant components is required. Must be able to interface with the EE engineers, system engineers, industrial design engineers, FFSS’s supply chain and suppliers to make sure that all aspects of the modified designs are considered. Work closely with Sr. Mechanical Engineers and Production Engineers to solve manufacturing and design issues. Previous experience working with FDA-regulated products is highly desired. Contributing to the establishment and maintenance of the project schedules is also a part of the QVS ME engineer’s responsibilities.


Essential Job Functions:

Design/modify highly sophisticated mechanical parts and assemblies using SolidWorks
Simulation and analysis of various design alternatives using simulation packages (thermal and stress)
Perform stress analysis of circuit boards and the mechanical structures that enclose the boards to assure the integrity of the systems, considering of the HW requirements such as shock and vibration
Establish design modification to improve the quality of the mechanical components of existing products
Modify existing mechanical components of ultrasound systems to reduce cost
Review and modify existing detailed drawings to correct quality issues
Generate bills of material
Work with suppliers to ensure manufacturability of designs
Knowledge and Experience:

BS in mechanical engineering from an accredited institute. MS in mechanical engineering is a plus
3+ years’ experience in mechanical design working with injection-molded plastics, magnesium and aluminum die-casting, aluminum extrusions, sheet metal, thermal management and EMI / RFI shielding
Proficient with SolidWorks software
Understand strain/stress issues on printed circuit boards on which RoHS-compliant components are installed
Experience in 3D drawings generation, review and able to modify the drawings to solve quality issues
Experience in thermal analysis and solution to solve thermal issues
Experience in stress analysis and solution to solve stress issues
Knowledge of plastic and metal tooling to be able to evaluate suppliers’ tools
Able to perform risks/benefits trade-offs to compare suppliers of mechanical components
Experience with generating and reviewing bills of material
Skills and Abilities:

Must be persistent, details-oriented, and willing to dig deeper to figure out information of the designs needed to carry out the QVS projects, even when the designs were not sufficiently documented.
Must be disciplined in following established procedures/processes
Must have technical writing skills to develop qualification plans and reports
ISO, FDA or other regulated industry training and experience is highly desired
Ability to interface with oversea manufacturers when needed
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Ability to lift 25 pounds, with or without accommodations
The company requires that the successful candidate hired for this position be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 absent being granted an accommodation due to medical, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.


FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. offers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program.  Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference.  To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at  Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.


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