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Mechanical Engineer
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Position:   Mechanical Engineer                                        

Ionetix is a growing company, with revolutionary cyclotron technology. We enable healthcare providers to provide highly accurate cardiac PET imaging, offering the highest quality of diagnostic capability of nuclear imaging services to implement and improve cardiac PET programs.



Ionetix is seeking a full-time Mechanical Engineer for their facility in Lansing, MI.    The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design, development, prototype, test and release of mechanical and electro-mechanical designs of cyclotrons, automated chemistry systems, and related products.    



  • Apply principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials through analysis and design review activities.
  • Develop design validation and verification test protocols.
  • Support the execution of prototype tests with accelerator and electrical engineering.
  • Provide documentation of the product, including release and maintenance of the Engineering Change Order process.
  • Address non-conforming parts during manufacture.
  • Respond to escalation of technical support of fielded units, obsolescence issues, and cost reduction activities.
  • Serve as the key liaison internally to other divisions and departments, working cross functionally between areas and departments.
  • Provides solutions to problems of moderate complexity that require creative use of established and/or innovative methods.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering, or equivalent related experience
  • Experience with semiconductor processing equipment, medical imaging equipment, or similar physics intensive products 
  • Ability to conduct root cause analysis
  • Experience designing in 3D CAD software (SolidWorks), and create 2-D part drawings
  • Ability to perform engineering calculations such as strength of materials, stress/deflection
  • Experience handling multiple projects and shifting priorities and still meet deadlines
  • A record of creativity, physical insight, and breadth of understanding in engineering/physics applications of moderately complex physical processes
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Advanced level software skills in Excel and Word
  • Experience working with particle accelerators related technology is a plus


This position receives competitive wage, commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and match, and paid time off.


Ionetix is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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