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Title:  Solution Architect-Mechanical, R&D, Hardware & Embedded Solutions

Requisition ID:  61909
Date:  Oct 1, 2023

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Department:  R&D



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:


The Solutions Architect-Mechanical, R&D, Hardware & Embedded Solutions requires good knowledge of documentation of new product design & development of medical devices, using SolidWorks tool. Typical job responsibilities include (but are not limited to) working with the product management groups from both local & global locations to understand the build of the test article, analyze, interpret and modify 2D and 3D engineering drawings and build models.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Good  understanding of the complete solution offering from requirements, design document, Resource estimation, Material selection, Creating complex simulations & Risk Analysis
•    Assist in preparation of SolidWorks drawings and models.
•    With guidance manage interpretation of design specifications, standards and drawings and follow-up with vendors to convert into a product.
•    Assist in Preparation of instruction and operation manuals
•    Builds and maintains strong relationships with the team and business to ensure collaboration and alignment within and outside of the division.
•    Using knowledge, solves problems, recommends architecture and processes, recommends changes to existing architecture and processes, and also exceptions to architecture, technology, and process standards globally.
•    Helps drive agile and DevOps culture of implementation and product management culture.
•    Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

•    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Post-graduation in Design Engineering / Industrial Design is a plus
•    Minimum of 3+ years of related work experience .


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•    Hands on knowledge in the use of SolidWorks tool 
•    Knowledge of medical standards and practices such as IEC13485, 43 FR 31 508, GMP
•    Good design skills supported by simulation using FEA, MATLAB or similar mathematical modelling.
•    Good knowledge in materials, processes and sources applicable to medical devices
•    Ability to work in a virtual environment in a global organization and to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.


Physical and Travel Requirements

•    Up to 20% travel may be required
•    Occasional on-call work required







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