Mechanical Engineer

Rivanna Medical

Rivanna Medical is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to contribute to our emerging medical device company’s rapid growth. You will work within a talented team of professionals as we strive to achieve our mission of elevating global healthcare through world-first medical imaging technology.

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for design and delivery of our product’s mechanical sub-systems. You will be responsible for managing mechanical part files and designing complex mechanical assemblies, while ensuring design conformance to medical-device regulatory requirements and RIVANNA’s internal quality management system (QMS). This position provides the opportunity to guide development through all design phases, from early prototyping (e.g. 3D-printing) to design-transfer to manufacturing (e.g. injection molding). Finally, when necessary, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with external contractors who provide RIVANNA with sub-domain expertise on a contract basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define system specifications and evaluate mechanical architectures that meet the specifications.
  • Oversee the development, deployment, and integration of mechanical sub-systems.
  • Collaborate and innovate with all stakeholders, including management, external contractors, and the end-customer.
  • Prototype mechanical designs using in-house prototyping facilities (3D printer, CNC mill, lathe, etc).
  • Deliver mechanical designs on-schedule.
  • Maintain conformance to RIVANNA’s internal quality management system.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of 4 years of professional engineering experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of SolidWorks or equivalent.
  • Experience in medical device design under ISO 13485 quality systems.
  • Experience with all stages of the product development lifecycle.


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Job Type



  • Health insurance
  • HSA
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
  • Team/Family Events


Charlottesville, VA
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