Lead Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Lead Mechanical Engineer Job Description

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Lead mechanical engineer provides technical support for inspection personnel with inspection methods, drawing interpretation and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (ANSI Y 14.5).

Lead Mechanical Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Designs and directs personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and determines methods, procedures, and conditions for building and testing products
Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on Project Mechanical Domain scope
Reporting on Mechanical Domain activities progress, anticipating issues (capacity, skills, rule applicability, etc,) and alerting if needed
Respecting and/or allocating requirements and mechanical interfaces to Sub-System equipments (Allocated, volume, weight, location, 3PL, etc)
Coordinating Mechanical Domain contributors on Project
Analysing and consolidating change request impacts on Mechanical Domain scope
Producing Mechanical Domain deliverables (RSAD L2, Validation Plan, etc)
Validating relevant Mechanical Domain deliverables and securing planning
Verifying design via mock-ups or simulations
Using extensive knowledge and experience of mechanical engineering, engineering concepts and tools, act as an authority in fields of engineering essential to the laboratory

Lead Mechanical Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Lead Mechanical Engineer

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Education for Lead Mechanical Engineer

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Employers hiring for the lead mechanical engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Technical, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Design, Education, Physics, Manufacturing, Chemistry, Science

Skills for Lead Mechanical Engineer

Desired skills for lead mechanical engineer include:

Machining
Building
Energy
Mechanical/plumbing codes to generate construction documents
Microsoft Office
Die cast
Gear design
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Injection molded plastic
Manufacturing methods & processes

Desired experience for lead mechanical engineer includes:

Apply engineering principles, methods and research techniques to creatively solve complex problems based on new technology
Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned HRSG Piping Project deliverables using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
Provide timely communications on significant project piping issues or developments
Pipe flexibility analysis
Pipe support design and review
3D modeling and clash checking

Lead Mechanical Engineer Examples

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Lead Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead mechanical engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead mechanical engineer
  • To provide resolution of NCR
  • Technical support to Sourcing , quality and project management ,site for smooth project execution
  • Responsible for measurement and part development based on re-engineering
  • Design optical assemblies, mounting, and packaging for the DIT products, supporting the DIT optical digital instrument transformer in high voltage applications
  • Write quality procedures
  • Direct activities to ensure that manufacturing, customer requirements, and time constraints are met
  • Work with the mechanical engineer to integrate optical designs into DIT products
  • Be able to perform optical coupling analysis on fiber to bulk-optic to fiber assemblies
  • Issue work requests for new assemblies required by customer specifications
  • Generate, organize and maintain Bill of Materials (BOM) and releases BOM’s to production
Qualifications for lead mechanical engineer
  • An ability to communicate well with cross-functional team members, efficiently collaborate to achieve project goals, and contribute positively to the engineering community
  • Experience supporting technical Design Assessments, Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) and/or Trade Studies, Risk and Opportunity analyses, and tracking and mitigating of risks
  • Experience leading technical interchange meetings with team members and other program personnel, and representing the organization in Design and Configuration Management
  • Experience preparing and presenting reports and briefings
  • Experience executing DoD programs with an Active Secret Clearance
  • Regular domestic travel in support of the program
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Lead Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead mechanical engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead mechanical engineer
  • Design and create cost effective models of mechanical components via three dimensional modeling, thermal and mechanical analysis, drawing release, testing plan and third-Mparty compliance
  • Develops Process standards to be used by Mechanical Engineers for Outdoor products
  • Plan, organize, control, and lead multiple simultaneous projects
  • Creates and/or guides the creation of technical documents, including Engineering drawings (following ASME Y14.5, ASME Y14.34 standards), test procedures, test reports, and design review material
  • Ensure standardization of products and adherence to engineering processes across multiple projects
  • Interpretation of the engineering documents
  • Leads and participates in cross-functional Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) investigations
  • Lead the projects pertaining to new products, technology, processes and field issues
  • Collaborate with global teams on Towers related projects
  • Review and approve mechanical technical deliverables (specifications, datasheets, drawings)
Qualifications for lead mechanical engineer
  • Understand & Maintain the existing firmware and perform changes based on the field requirements
  • Experience in driving technology integration and adoption
  • Must have experience in formal root cause analysis methodology
  • Create designs and drawings for HVAC and plumbing systems
  • Design and select mechanical equipment, fixtures and systems
  • Prepare construction drawings and specifications for nationwide retail projects
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Lead Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a lead mechanical engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lead mechanical engineer
  • Perform dimensional fit tolerance analysis including thermal effects
  • Technology and Function creation
  • Be responsible for the qualification and approval of Electronic / Active components including component characterization and physical analysis
  • Provide support with alternate sourcing, end of life components
  • Provide support with failure mode analysis, addressing quality complaints, working closely with component manufacturers to ensure corrective actions are implemented
  • Survey / Assess Supplier capabilities, act as key technical liaison with suppliers, co-ordinate technical roadmap discussions
  • Be responsible for evaluating new Active Component technologies and suppliers
  • Be responsible for evaluating New Material & Process Technologies
  • Understand the Physics of Failure of Active Components
  • Be responsible for reviewing and approving new part requests and maintaining integrity of the data in the internal PLM
Qualifications for lead mechanical engineer
  • Knowledgeable user of 3D CAD tools (Solidworks, Pro/Engineer)
  • Demonstrable experience of working in multiple disciplined (electrical, mechanical) design teams
  • Experience of Design for Manufacture and Assembly in a high product mix environment
  • Experience in the design of mechanical components of high voltage equipement
  • Knowledge of 3D design tools (Creo) and finite element method (FEM) analysis (Ansys)
  • Some experience in an engineering position
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Lead Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lead mechanical engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lead mechanical engineer
  • Perform should cost analysis to ensure product designs meet cost requirements
  • Design components to meet all applicable codes and standards including ASME B31 Piping codes and Boiler and Pressure Vessel codes
  • Mechanically integrate pumps, blowers, valves, heat exchangers, and other components into a power plant package
  • Communicate with suppliers to ensure tooling and processes align with design intent for new design launches
  • Review supplier deviation requests and incorporate design for manufacturing feedback
  • Lead root cause investigations
  • Lead FMEAs on components and systems to determine largest risks to product success
  • Produce validation test plans to ensure designs meet requirements
  • Interface with structures and fluid analysts
  • Developing and maintaining mechanical subsystem quality the quality of integration of these designs into the complete system with following GEHC quality procedure
Qualifications for lead mechanical engineer
  • Proficiency in Unigraphics Nx2 and exposure to Ansys
  • Experience in managing and integrating large scale high performance computing systems
  • Experience in administering and programming HPC systems
  • DoD 8570 required certifications for Linux a plus
  • Master / Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering or similar study
  • Good interpersonal skill, to work with internal project team and 3rd party developer, the ODM supplier
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Lead Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a lead mechanical engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lead mechanical engineer
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of projects though product conception, definition, design, documentation, and release to production
  • Serves as an SME Lead in relevant product development projects
  • Serves as the Core Team member or lead in relevant cross functional projects
  • Works collaboratively across engineering disciplines to define product architectures and ensure consistency of common technologies
  • Designs and analyzes mechanical systems to achieve product specifications
  • Maintains existing products as required to meet safety, reliability, and customer expectations
  • Organizes and actively participates in design reviews and project reviews
  • Adheres to quality system requirements in the development of new products including all required documentation
  • Manage all aspects relating to mechanical engineering in the project such as technical oversight, managing owner’s resources and managing consultants and contractors
  • Manage a number of discreet packages of work within the project scope across all technical disciplines
Qualifications for lead mechanical engineer
  • Experience in layout design or design analysis of turbo machinery components
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing processes involved for steam turbine components
  • Knowledge of CATIA V5
  • Proactive and creative approach to technical problems
  • MS Office software experience preferred
  • 10 plus years experience in automotive mechanical / electromechanical engineering and product development

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