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Fortive Corporation Staff Mechanical Engineer-SH in Shanghai, China

Position Summary

The Staff Mechanical Engineer shall produce specifications for, design, develop, verify and validate new or modified mechanical components or systems in medical-grade sterilization capital, accessories and consumables.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, general direction, etc. and in accordance with all applicable government laws, regulations and ASP policies, procedures and guidelines, this position:

  • Deliver and drive results by participating in new product development projects either as a team member or work stream leader focused on mechanical centric design and development

  • Connects by demonstrating strong collaboration with cross functional team members to ensure alignment and influencing of design concepts, design inputs, design outputs, and design verification.

  • Provides strong technical leadership on assigned projects to deliver design concepts, design characterization, design inputs, design outputs, and design verification using sound engineering principles and expertise.

  • Provides guidance and mentorship to junior engineers, draftsmen, technicians and contractors.

  • Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level

  • Performs other duties assigned as needed

Other Duties:

  • Assess project requirements

  • Measure the performance of mechanical components, devices and systems

  • Align budgets, timescales and specifications with cross-functional stakeholders, customers and management

  • Use computer-aided design, FEA and CFD software

  • Undertake relevant research

  • Produce and Implement designs and test procedures with compliant GDP

  • Present designs, drive technical reviews and own work streams

  • Write protocols, reports and other QMS documentation

  • Providing technical support to cross-functional teams

  • Analyze and interpret data.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, Mechanical Engineering, Master’s Degree is preferred

  • 8+ year of related experience in new product development required; highly regulated industry experience preferred (e.g. Aerospace, Automotive, Medical Devices, etc.)

  • 6+ years minimum of CAD design experience required; SolidWorks preferred

  • Thorough understanding of Design Verification and Validation highly preferred

  • Strong written and verbal communication required

  • Design experience for plastics and metals highly preferred

  • GD&T working knowledge highly preferred

  • Capital medical device product development experience highly preferred

  • Fluidic Systems experience a plus

  • Sterilization and/or disinfection experience a plus

  • Proficient with MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint.

Fortive ( is a global family of more than 20 industry-leading industrial growth and technology companies, united by a shared purpose: to make the world stronger, safer, and more effective by providing essential technology for the people who accelerate progress. Here, you get the excitement of a “startup” with the stability and predictability of an organization strongly grounded in its roots and with a proven track record of growth. There’s no limit to what you can learn, or the impact you can make: for you, for us, for growth.

Come join our team at Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) and be part of a global leader in infection prevention solutions for the healthcare industry. With advanced products, technologies, and workflows for medical sterilization and disinfection, ASP is dedicated to defending the lives of patients, families, healthcare workers, providers, and communities. Add your talent to our extraordinary team and help us in our mission to make healthcare safer for everyone. ASP is based in Irvine, California with core sites in Everett, Washington and Schaffhausen, Switzerland plus many more offices around the world.