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    R&D Mechanical Team Leader

    Human Xtensions is a rapidly growing startup, developing breakthrough technology in the field of robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). We’re looking for an awesome mechanical team leader to lead our mechanical team.

    The HX Mechanical team is responsible for the research and development of all the core components on the basis of our products. The team leads the design and implementation of the most advanced elements, in compliance with medical standards, and for a highly complex interdisciplinary surgical solution.

    You will be managing the company’s design process and R&D mechanical team, including subcontractors. This position requires agility, an open mindset, and a diversified skillset to head many different tasks and operations. If you are up for the challenge, don’t miss this opportunity, we’d love to have you on our team.


    • Lead and manage team of mechanical engineers within multi-disciplinary project teams.
    • Perform as a subject matter expert and mentor in the fields of complex design, engineering calculation, material selection, manufacturing technologies, CAD and testing methods.
    • Review the work of the engineers to meet projects’ goals and timelines.
    • Communicate with the stakeholders regarding the technical and business aspects of the projects.
    • Lead the conceptual research and design of critical mechanical components, prototyping, manufacturing, testing and documentation according to clinical specifications and regulatory requirements.
    • Prepare detailed drawings, specifications, and work instructions.
    • Collaborate with cross functional teams to drive the product’s architecture, development, bring-up, debug, and release to production.
    • Set individual and team goals in alignment with organizational goals, and monitor progress through regular performance feedback sessions.

    Experience Required

    • 7+ Years of engineering experience in Product Design, Mechanical and Manufacturing Industries in medical device companies.
    • 3+ Years as a mechanical team leader.
    • Experience leading projects and driving tasks to completion to a defined schedule.
    • Experience in designing consumer products for mass production.
    • Strong understanding and experience in Design for Manufacturing/ Test/ Assembly (DFM/DFT/DFA).
    • Hands-on design experience of CNC & Plastic injection molded components.
    • Proficient in design tools such as SolidWorks, GD&T and Tolerance Analysis.
    • Strong engineering background, specifically in Strength of Materials & Machine Design.
    • Strong communicator: written, verbal (one-on-one and group).



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