Senior Mechanical Designer

Product Development, Full Time

As a Senior Mechanical Designer working within the Mechanical Engineering Department, you are responsible for implementing project-based designs and improvements to existing products in accordance with design plans.

Functions & Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Mechanical Designer:

  • You will collaborate with various engineering functions (Electrical, Software, and Process) to develop product design methodologies, functional requirements, and provide concept through buy-off project support.
  • You will create Electro/Mechanical product packaging designs with integrated PCB’s
  • You will provide designs using a variety of materials, determine cost-effective tooling and manufacturing processes, while maintaining adherence to FCC, UL, other regulations, and guidelines.
  • You will have a working knowledge of different materials and manufacturing processes including mill and turn, sheet metal and plastics forming, welding, casting and injection molding.
  • You will create and modify Engineering Change Orders and Bills-of-Materials using CAD and MRP/ERP systems.
  • You will provide design documentation using ASME Y14 Drafting Standards, datum structure, and GD&T. Must be able to provide accurate tolerance stack up analysis for design justification.
  • You will deliver technical designs of product packaging that are optimized for cost, weight, manufacturability and assembly for both low and high rate production environments.
  • You will be familiar with Design for Manufacturing (DFM) as well as Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (DFMEA).
  • You will have experience with design for usability, reliability, design for experiments, test, verification and validation
  • You will have familiarity with automation equipment and fixtures.
  • You will have product development experience in medical devices, consumer products, industrial electronics or similar fields.
  • You will be familiar with 3D printing technology and its use in product development.
  • You will perform CAD and/or FEA simulation of concept designs and recommend design candidates.
  • You will conduct technical design reviews and ensure compliance to standards (ASTM, ISTA, etc.).

Job Requirements

The skills you need to succeed:

  • You must have professional experience with 3D CAD Software, SOLIDWORKS preferred, creating models, assemblies, and drawings.
  • You must have CAD Vault knowledge of systems and structure, SOLIDWORKS PDM preferred
  • You must possess a self-motivated attitude and the ability to use initiative to solve problems and present solutions
  • Able to work in a team environment.

Educational Requirements

Education and Experience of a successful candidate:

  • A 4-year degree in a related engineering discipline or equivalent engineering experience.
  • You must have 7+ years of experience designing mechanical components, enclosures and integrated electro / mechanical systems from concept through production validation.