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Mechanical Engineer

Tobii Dynvaox is the world leader in eye tracking and speech generating devices. Named a “Top Workplace” by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette in 2016, 2017 and 2018, our products help individuals with speech and motor impairments live a richer and more independent life.

People with various disabilities, including ALS, Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord injury, and stroke, come to us for a voice. We help them “speak” with their hands and eyes. Our customers interact and communicate with technology in completely new and life-changing ways. We are honored to transform people’s lives with our products.

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Mechanical Engineer

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will work directly as a member of the R&D team, applying mechanical expertise to implement truly novel solutions to medical device challenges. You will have a strong background in product development. Work closely with the other design and engineering disciplines to ensure a cohesive system design. Your responsibilities will focus on launching new products into production and sustaining existing products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write and review mechanical requirements to determine the practicality and feasibility relative to performance, cost, and schedule.
  • Coordinate with engineers and designers to establish basic design approach.
  • Select mechanical components, create error-free 3D CAD models and 2D drawings for manufacture; generate assembly drawings and bills of materials.
  • Design and build prototypes for testing, proof-of-concept, mock-ups, and functional appearance models.
  • Interface with outside resources such as prototype houses and contract manufacturers.
  • Liaison between Pittsburgh R&D and Tobii China Operations team.
  • Assist the R&D and Operations teams with generating Engineering Change Orders, (ECO)s, and processing ECOs to release items into production.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience

  • BA/BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field
  • 5 + years of experience with Solidworks
  • Strong 3D surfacing skills with Solidworks.
  • Administer Solidworks products including SolidWorks PDM
  • Experience detailing and documenting complex electro-mechanical designs.
  • Knowledge of design for manufacturability, assembly, and automation.
  • Experience introducing new products into a production environment.
  • Excellent hands-on mechanical aptitude and knowledge of mechanisms.
  • Knowledge of injection molded process and how to design for injection molding.
  • Experience with the safe and effective operation and maintenance of 3D printers.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience with low volume production processes
  • Knowledge of DFMEA and statistical tolerance analysis
  • Experience importing Altium files into SolidWorks

Position Type/Expected Hours

This is a full-time position. Hours of work are flexible and may vary, but core office times are 10 AM to 2 PM.


This is primarily an in-office job with 10% International Travel.

Tobii Dynavox values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Tobii Dynavox does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer/AA Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled

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15203 Pittsburgh Directions +1-800-344-1778

The Tobii way

Tobii is an international company that nurtures a welcoming, friendly atmosphere and non-hierarchical mindset. In Europe, North America and Asia, we cultivate a culture where we all can be ourselves and anyone can talk to anyone, share thoughts and discuss new ideas. This creates an atmosphere where we are more work buddies than colleagues. And the same way that we care for each other on a personal level, the company cares for us as employees; offering work-life balance and great benefits. All this combined spurs career opportunities, innovative ideas and – equally important – fun at work.

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