The Director of Mechanical Engineering will lead the mechanism, packaging and thermal design associated with all aspects of the RefleXion radiotherapy system. The successful candidate will be a strong functional leader and motivator and will be expected to project manage both internal and contractual development efforts. He or she must possess a deep understanding of mechanism design theory and analysis (rigid body dynamics, elasticity theory, finite-element analysis, thermal analysis, etc.) and must have significant experience with part fabrication methods. The position requires some familiarity with high-energy physics, e.g. x-ray shielding techniques and radiation damage. The mechanical team will work closely with engineers in a variety of other disciplines to understand design requirements for systems as varied as high-speed motion control, positron-emission sensing, and radiotherapy x-ray generation. The Director must possess the ability to teach and train others in the art of medical device quality systems and design control, including specification, risk analysis, and formal testing. He or she will engage the team on any and every issue necessary to ship products to customers of the highest quality and reliability.


  • Functional management of the RefleXion mechanical design team
  • Project management of product mechanism design
  • Tracking and generating associated intellectual property
  • Completing early stage research and proof-of-concept work to establish technical feasibility and clinical value
  • Managing reliability testing and evaluation
  • Organizing, managing and reviewing engineering specifications
  • Performing formal risk analysis and designing appropriate mitigations
  • Organizing, managing and reviewing mechanism verification and validation testing sufficient to support a 510(k) submission and clearance
  • Providing support and assistance in the development of efficient and high quality production processes 


  • BS in ME, Master’s or above preferred
  • 7+ years of experience with mechanism design, medical device design experience preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a functional management role
  • 5+ years of experience with project, planning and change management
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and lead other engineers by technical example
  • Significant experience with vendor interactions, for both piece-parts and complex assemblies
  • Deep understanding of medical device design control concepts such as design input, design output, traceability, risk analysis, and V&V testing
  • Regulatory agency experience including UL, CE and FDA approval processes preferred
  • Excellent communication skills across all levels of the organization
  • A passion for creating robust and reliable products

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