Position Description

Mechanical Designer V
Location Cranberry Township, 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!

Mechanical Designer V

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 collaboration activities with Engineering and other cross functional teams to create mechanical design/documentation packages from ideas, rough sketches, red line drawings and/or notes for new product development as well as improvements/revisions to current products.
  • Responsible for creating and/or modifying detailed designs using 2D and/or 3D modeling tools including the creation of models as well as detail, assembly and layout drawings.
  • Responsible for providing design support to Engineering for research, concept, prototype and alpha level product development and/or support efforts.
  • Lead product concept meetings, design reviews and product release / design transfer process.
  • Responsible for assisting Engineering and other cross functional teams with fabricating, assembling, and testing of large-scale electromechanical robotic systems.
  • Responsible for creating layout drawings for equipment installations at customer sites.
  • Provide technical guidance and supervise the efforts of junior level and intern level designers.
  • Estimate, manage, and report time required for multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Develop quarterly goals

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated experience working with Engineering and other cross functional teams to develop detailed drawings from ideas, rough sketches, red line drawings and notes for new product developments as well as improvements/revisions to current products.
  • Proficient with designing, fabricating, assembling, troubleshooting and testing automated electromechanical and robotic assemblies.
  • Advanced experience with creating designs that integrate multiple electro-mechanical components (Motors, Solenoids, Actuators, Bearings, Slides, Couplers, Sheet Metal, Machined Parts, Molded Parts..) and associated technologies.
  • Expert level 3D modeling / designing experience with 2D and 3D CAD packages.
  • 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

  • 2 year Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Drafting / Design or CAD technology
  • Minimum 12 years Mechanical Drafting and Design related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience acting as a CAD Administrator
  • 5+ years of SolidWorks experience
  • Understanding of ECR, ECO processes.
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (ASME Y14.5)
  • Familiarity with Agile PLM Type Tools, LabView and Solid Works.
  • 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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