Design Engineer (Dallas, TX)

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Job Title: Design Engineer

Location: Fort Worth, TX

Summary of Position:

Alcon is looking to hire a Design Engineer to join our Surgical R&D Team in Fort Worth, TX. You will be responsible for focusing on designing product components or portions of a functional system as part of a broader engineering solution including support research, design and development and upscaling for new medical device products.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with cross-functional team leadership to translate user needs to Product & Design requirements.
  • Support the design and evaluation of basic components, or small portions of a functional systems, or technically prototype, promotional or specific products.
  • Develop or improve products and collaborate in developing manufacturing operations and processes.
  • Identify design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommend revisions and/or improvements in design layout to engineers or designers.
  • Develop basic data and makes preliminary layouts, sketches, and note necessary to present design proposal.
  • Investigate pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, replace ability, strength-weight efficiency, and contractual specification requirements and cost.
  • Coordinate with team members/functions or other organizations affected by design development.
  • Assure continuity of products and processes assessment feasibility, research, design, development, compliance to customer and non-customer requirements, transfer to production.
  • Make layouts of assemblies and details parts of devices, mechanisms, structures, and products.


Key Requirements/Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent years of directly related experience (or high school +8 yrs; Assoc.+4 yrs)
  • The ability to fluently read, write, understand and communicate in English
  • Work hours: 40 hours
  • Travel Requirements: Up to 10% domestic
  • Sponsorship available: Yes
  • Relocation: Yes


Preferred Qualifications/skills Experience:
  • CAD experience, Creo preferred
  • Statistical analysis experience
  • Medical device experience
  • Degree in Mech Eng, BioMed Eng, or similar
  • Mechanism/component design experience


Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Alcon takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment and our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Alcon is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an email to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
More Information on Alcon
Alcon operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Irvine, CA, Lake Forest, CA, Fort Worth, TX, Houston, TX and Duluth, GA. Alcon was founded in 1945. It has 20962 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 20 open jobs at Alcon, click here.
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