Nov 03, 2019

Engineer, Procurement - Tampa, FL req31755

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Tampa, FL, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description

Quest Diagnostics

Engineer, Procurement- Tampa, Florida - Monday - Friday

Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our
diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It's about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You'll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and
development. It's this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

Basic Purpose:

Successful candidate(s) will be exposed to Product Engineering from design to implementation. They will be employing Value-Add Engineering when possible in specific projects to enhance end-user experience. Candidates will be using state-of -the-art technology to reverse engineer current products as well as to create new products or improve existing products for use in the field based on user feedback and direct observation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Create 3D CAD parts using SolidWorks CAD software

Create complete Mechanical drawings based on 3D part designs

Draft robust product specifications based on reverse engineering techniques, end user requirements and ancillary product information.

Interpret supplier drawings to create accurate 3D CAD parts in SolidWorks

Use Mitutoyo CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) and ST Vision System to complete dimensional analysis as required

Create prototypes using 3D Printer

Use Shore's D hardness gage as required

Use Mitutoyo Roughness Gage (Ra values) to determine surface finish

Complete First Article Inspection using SPC (Statistical Process Control) methodology to release new product

Create validation protocols based on SME (Subject Matter Expert) input

Supervision Exercised:



Education Preferred:

Bachelors or Masters in Chemical Engineering

Work Experience:

1-2 years working within an engineering capacity (including internship)

Physical and Mental Requirements:

Perform job duties with frequent interruptions or distractions

Adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate.

Ability to interact professionally with colleagues and/or customers for different purposes in different contexts.

Maintain composure under pressure

Performs a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another

Ability to comprehend and follow verbal or written instructions

Using effective verbal communication

Using effective written communication

Concentrate on tasks

Ability to making decisions

Examine/observe details


Discretion/Latitude: Work is closely supervised and will follow specific, detailed instruction to completion.

Knowledge: Limited/intermediate use and application of technical principles, theories, and concepts.

Impact: Overall contributor to complete technical tasks, but requires close to moderate oversight.


Critical thinking and problem solving

Limited clinical laboratory experience

Basic/Intermediate knowledge of project management

Basic/Intermediate knowledge of mechanical design and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

Basic/Intermediate Understanding of Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) using SolidWorks

Basic/Intermediate skills in data analysis, statistical analysis, and process capability analysis

Basic/Intermediate understanding of dimensional analysis using both Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) and Vision System technologies.

Basic/Intermediate understating of linear force measurement, torque measurement and pressure testing.

Basic/Intermediate understating of techniques related to accelerated life testing and stress testing.

Computer applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MiniTab or similar statistical analysis software, Outlook.

Basic/Intermediate understanding of Product Specification development

Can read and understand mechanical drawings

Can create mechanical drawings with assistance.



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