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Mechanical Engineer

Designs and assists with the design of mechanical and electromechanical parts and systems.


Job Overview

Designs and assists with the design of mechanical and electromechanical parts and systems. Plans machining with the machinists by studying requirements, work orders, electronic drawings, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T). Works with R&D management, materials experts and machinists to produce designs for metal, polymers, composites, ceramics and other materials.

What You Will Do

  • Creates novel designs utilizing mechanical engineering skills to fulfill company requirements
  • Enhances own and other’s engineering skills by ongoing educational activities
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications
  • Writes and or reviews specifications for new devices and projects
  • Produces electronic mechanical drawings in accordance with the written specification
  • Works with scientists and engineers in collaboration and with machinists to design and produce drawings and charts for the development of new parts.
  • Reviews specifications and drawings for accuracy and applicability to job and project
  • Is fluent in Solidworks, SolidCAM or Mastercam electrical schematic capture and associated software for machine interface and real-time control.
  • Maintains all designs in a revision control system
  • Is fluent in revision control of electronic specifications and drawings
  • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs and entering them into a revision control system
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Reviews own designs and specifications with other R&D staff as part of change and revision control.

The Skills You Need

  • BSME and/or a demonstrated equivalent level of education and experience
  • Able to work as a team member in a diverse environment
  • Possess good skills interacting with people in a highly technical environment
  • Familiarity with magnetic and electromagnetic assemblies and theory
  • Excellent Demonstrated Conceptual Skills
  • Demonstrated history of Process Improvement
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication in English
  • Current Strong Functional and Technical Skills
  • Excellent Understanding of Controls and Instrumentation
  • Knowledge of Supply Management
  • High Degree of Tooling Knowledge
  • Excellent at the Coordination of Tasks and Workflow with Machinists and Technicians
  • Clearly Demonstrated Attention to Detail
  • Understanding of electromechanical systems is essential
  • Solidworks experience is required

Preferred Skills:

  • MSME and/or a demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience
  • AutoCAD experience is a plus
  • Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Experience
  • Experience with Titanium alloys, various metal alloys and composites, and exotic materials
  • Experience with Crystalline materials


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