Senior Mechanical Engineer
Company: Amerit Consulting
Posted on: October 10, 2018
Job Description#007327Position: Senior Mechanical EngineerLocation: Sunnyvale, California 94085Duration: 10 Months contract Pay Rate: $60/hr - $72/hr (depending on experience) Relocation Expenses/ Assistance: NO Job Description:· The Staff Mechanical Engineer will be part of a larger engineering team tasked with hardware design, development, and support of ion chromatography technologies.· The individual will lead the mechanical or electromechanical design of components or systems through all stages of the product lifecycle.· Define, design, test, develop, and validate new products.· Maintain and/or improve existing products to achieve better quality and/or cost reductions.· Apply advanced knowledge of business practices, methodologies, and/or principles in the execution of short-term (1-2 years) functional deliverables.· Lead processes, projects, or initiatives that are critical to the success of the Mechanical Engineering function. Network with key contacts outside own area of expertise.· Influence those with both shared and divergent interests and influence short-term (1-2 years) operational and/or tactical planning.· Coordinate with Project Manager to develop and execute a detailed schedule· Coordinate with vendors to optimize Design for Manufacturability (DFM)· Plan and develop experimental test programs.· Compile and analyze operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for mew and modified products.· Present technical data, including issues, risks, and opportunities to cross-functional audiences, including Project Management, Product Management, R&D Chemists, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain. • Mentor less experienced engineers.· Use 3D CAD (CREO) to perform mechanical design, modeling, and detailing· Direct activities of one or more support engineers/designers to achieve project goals.· Write and release Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) for engineering drawings and Bills of Material (BOMs)· Assist in the transfer of products to Manufacturing, including documentation, training, and test fixtures.· Identify patent opportunities; write invention disclosures, and present new innovations at internal forums. Job Requirement:· Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or equivalent, with 8+ years related work experience.· Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to understand system interfaces and be able to quickly analyze, troubleshoot, and determine root cause.· Strong knowledge of a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system.· Experience performing ECOs and creating/updating BOMs; SAP and Oracle is a plus.· High proficiency using 3D CAD software; CREO/Windchill is a plus.· Proficiency with Finite Element Analysis (FEA); CREO Simulate is a plus.· Good knowledge of ANSI drafting standards and GD&T· Excellent communication skills; must be able to clearly communicate technical content to peers and management, support conclusions and recommendations with calculations, test data, industry literature, etc.· Demonstrated success in managing projects· Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint· Excellent organizational and time management skills· Experience developing under ISO 9001 quality management systems Preferred Qualifications:· Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or equivalent, with 6+ years related work experience.· Experience designing fluidic devices (e.g. pumps, transducers, tubing, fittings) in the medical device or scientific instrument industry.· Experience designing electro-mechanical devices.· Strong knowledge of applied materials science.· Strong knowledge of manufacturing thermoplastic components, (machined and injection molded), including PEEK, PTFE, UHMW, and others.· Strong knowledge of manufacturing sheet metal. • Experience with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); FloEFD is a plusProficiency using common machine shop power tools (e.g. mill, lathe, drill-press). Company DescriptionOur client, an American medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, seeks an accomplished “Complaint Management Analyst/ Consultant”
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