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Sr. New Product Development Engineer

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Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Corona, CA, US, 92879

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.




This opportunity is responsible for conceptualization, design, and test of new or revised products for our customers. They also formulate manufacturing specifications, perform design analyses and validations to ensure all products meet medical device industry standards and guidelines for functionality.



  • Perform evaluation of customer requirements
  • Translate customer requirements to design
  • Create cost models for customer designs
  • Identify and verify suppliers for components and/or services
  • Use a hands-on approach for testing and finetuning production processes
  • Design and execute IQ/OQ/PQ validations
  • Create BOM’s and manufacturing procedures
  • Design and run tests to characterize device properties
  • Prepare full documentation in accordance with relevant internal SOPs and Design Control



  • Perform related duties as assigned



  • None


HIRING GUIDELINES: (To perform job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required/preferred).

  • NPD engineer with 5-10 years of experience in product design (concept generation, detailed design)
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical engineering, or physical science
  • Hands on experience in assembly process line
  • Expert in IQ/OQ/PQ of equipment and fixtures
  • Be able to prepare full documentation in accordance with relevant internal SOPs and Design Control
  • Have technical writing skills to draft process instructions and PFMEA
  • Have experience in fixture design & development
  • Be able to test and optimize a design by designing and conducting relevant experiments and evaluations including numerical verification
  • Support the design of new or existing components and/or devices while ensuring that all design requirements are met
  • Strong CAD skills in SolidWorks for designing and detailing
  • Knowledge on mechanical engineering drawing principles
  • Good in communication (speaking and writing)
  • Write engineering reports and create presentations as required to document and communicate result
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and spreadsheets of an analytical and interpretative nature
  • Good exposure in Medical Device product development process
  • Shall work independently with the internal and external stakeholders for execution
  • Maintain accountability to the completion of specific programs and projects in accordance to agreed project deliverables


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.  The phrases “occasionally”, “frequently” and “constantly” correspond to the following definitions: “occasionally” means up to 33% of working time, “frequently” means between 34%-66% of working time, and “constantly” means 67% and more of working time.  Additionally vision requirement definitions are as follows: close vision-clear vision at 20 inches or less, distance vision—clear vision at 20 feet or more, color vision-ability to identify and distinguish colors, peripheral vision-ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, depth perception-three-dimensional vision-ability to judge distances and spatial  relationships and ability to focus—ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus ).


This physical demand level for this job is considered light with occasionally lifting 10-25 pounds.  Exposure to lifting more than 25 pounds is rare (if ever).


The employee may occasionally be subject to dynamic standing/walking with constant exposure to static standing/sitting and using hands to finger or handle/touch.  The employee will rarely (if ever) be subject to pushing/pulling (rough poundage of force), floor to knuckle lift/lower, knuckle to shoulder lift/lower, shoulder to overhead lift/lower, sustained bending, use foot/feet to operate machine, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, reach above shoulders or repetitive bending or squatting.


The following vision requirements apply: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities).

The employee will occasionally be exposed to working near moving mechanical parts.  The employee will rarely (if ever) be subject to wet humid conditions, working in high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold or heat, risk of electrical shock or travel on company business.  The noise level is considered moderate (business office, computer printer, light traffic level) and occasionally considered loud if near operating production equipment.


The employee will be required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment such as: safety glasses in the designated areas, hairnet/beardnet and jumpsuit when on production floor.



The employee will frequently use a PC with Microsoft Office products, and occasionally use Minitab (or other statistical software), EQMS and MSA.


The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.



While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Biomedical Engineering, Testing, Medical Device Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering, Technology