Position Description

Engineer IV, Mechanical Design
Location Warrendale, PA
Job Category Engineering
Employment Type Regular (Employee)
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Do you want to make a meaningful difference in the quality of healthcare? Omnicell is empowering health systems and pharmacies to radically transform the way they manage medications, so they can achieve the vision of the Autonomous Pharmacy.  Thousands of hospitals, pharmacies, skilled nursing facilities and care homes trust Omnicell to provide continuous innovation.  They need us to deliver solutions to meet the ever-evolving challenges of the healthcare landscape.  We encourage creative problem solving and outside-the-box thinking that only a diverse, well-rounded workforce can bring.

Join us as we build on our powerful combination of advanced automation, predictive intelligence, and expert services to create a safer future for patients—one where medication errors are a thing of the past. You’ll be joining an organization whose culture encourages individual development, rewards intellectual curiosity, and embraces an inclusive environment.  Join our growing company and help shape the future at Omnicell!

Engineer IV, Mechanical Design

Work as a principal member of a multi-disciplinary product development team to assess customer needs, generate concepts, create requirements, design, test and support the transition of electromechanical and robotics based devices and systems from development to manufacturing and then the field.


  • Lead multi-disciplinary technical teams to develop and evaluate solutions of complex multi-product level problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
  • Conducts feasibility studies of new and modified designs exercising judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria
  • Lead design, and analysis of complex electrical systems including design reviews with a focus on DFM and serviceability
  • Plays a lead role in the development of technology strategy at the team level as well as acquisition of new technology
  • Drive new technologies into products and help keep development team members aware of relevant new technologies
  • Lead the execution of failure modes and effect analysis (FMEA) of system level and sub-system level designs to identify high risk areas to improve designs
  • Leads root cause analysis efforts and defining creative and effective corrective actions
  • Provide leadership role at a system/subassembly project level by assigning work and resolving problems as required
  • Mentoring and coordination of other engineers
  • Willingness to travel to domestic and international off-site locations as necessary to directly support customers, evaluate field issues as well as support start up activities for new products
  • Estimate, manage, and report time required for multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Develop quarterly goals

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to practically apply systems engineering frameworks and best practices to product development
  • Advanced knowledge of medical related technologies, products, markets, customers and business fundamentals
  • Proficient with designing complex electromechanical and robotics subassemblies and systems within a formal product development process.
  • Expertise with custom PCB development including parts footprint generation, printed circuit board layouts, fabrication drawings and assembly drawings.
  • Advanced experience with using DFSS methodologies during the design, validation and launch of products.
  • Demonstrated experience with Bill of Materials, MRP systems and the ECR, ECO processes
  • Experience with project lead role as well as supervisory role.
  • Able to effectively solve problems, work independently on sub-assemblies and multi-task as required.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter, capable of working independently as well as building strong cross functional collaborative relationships.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and assist cross functional teams with the debugging of complex issues.
  • The candidate must be highly motivated to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite of Products.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering; or other Engineering discipline
  • Minimum 8 years engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with Agile PLM
  • Familiarity with LabView, and AutoCad
  • Working experience with FDA regulated, ISO13485, or other highly regulated environments

Work Conditions

  • Office environment

To protect our employees and those who spend time at our facilities, and as may be required by our customers, Omnicell requires most U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or obtain an approved exemption from Omnicell as an accommodation for a disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Omnicell will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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