Senior Plastics/Mechanical Engineer
Oakland, CA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Rainin, a subsidiary of Mettler-Toledo, is looking for an experienced plastics engineering expert. In this role, you will be the Subject Matter Expert when it comes to the science of plastic components for design and development, and a key source of knowledge for the organization. You will design and develop new applications and products based on polymers from concept to realization. Responsibilities will include:
  • Designing and developing high-tolerance, thin wall, high volume components for injection molding, perform FEA and mold flow analysis using MoldFlow (Moldex3D) software tools to optimize part design
  • Solving challenging issues for components molded from engineered materials for precise instruments
  • Evaluating materials and alternative processes for potential new applications in the Life Science market
  • Working with suppliers, consultants and the Rainin operations team to develop new solutions
  • Optimizing component production and molding efficiency for new components

What You Need to Succeed

  • The ability to work with shop level and executive personnel.
  • A bachelor's degree in mechanical, electrical, and/or systems engineering (or closely related area) and 7 years of experience in a related industry such as precision lab-grade consumables or products; alternatively 5 years of experience with a master's degree
  • Demonstrated experience with design and development of high volume, high tolerance Injection molded parts
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of engineering polymers
  • Proven track record of driving projects to successful completion
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching - all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, educational matching gift program, perks and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the benefits you would expect from a global leader such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in precision instrumentation
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards across Mettler Toledo
  • Global recognition for the quality of our products and services

Pay Range

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes.

  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
Mettler Toledo Rainin manufactures pipettes, one of the most basic tools used in every type of chemistry laboratory and many kinds of biological laboratories. Rainin's pipettes consistently rank among the top premium pipette brands in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

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Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC [Delaware]

7500 Edgewater Dr, Oakland, CA 94621 United States

+1 (800) 472-4646


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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