Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Mechanical Engineer Job Description

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Mechanical engineer provides solutions to complex technical issues related to machining operations that require in-depth analysis of tangible and intangible factors and the creative use of established and/or innovative methods.

Mechanical Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work with HP partner to improve the quality of the supplier
Study new automatic euipment/line for future process/product
Develop fixture to improve ergonomics or efficiency
Do professional Root Cause Analysis product/fixtures during design and implementation
Lead rapid prototyping efforts to facilitate user research activities and product prototype development
Respond to feedback from colleagues and potential users to iterate and refine product concepts that deliver a high quality user experience
Work closely with design researcher, clinical stakeholder, and engineering team
Build product design prototyping capabilities in the laboratory
Look inside and outside of the medical device industry to stay up to speed with existing and future trends in product design, and follow best practices
Provide drawing and documentation for patent applications

Mechanical Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Mechanical Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EIT, PE, FE, III, DAWIA, II, FAA, ASME, ISO, CAD

Education for Mechanical Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Desired skills for mechanical engineer include:

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Best practices and how own area integrates with others
Is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
Own discipline and broadens capabilities
MS Office

Desired experience for mechanical engineer includes:

5 years experience as a contributing mechanical engineer to consumer product development teams and projects
5 years experience designing plastic injection moulded parts, stamped or forged metal
5 years experience in design-for-manufacture
3 year experience working with CM/ODM partners for manufacturing
Knowledge of statistical tolerance analysis and DPM prediction
Familiarity with Windchill PDM is a plus

Mechanical Engineer Examples


Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mechanical engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for mechanical engineer
  • Work within a LeanSixSigma/DFSS framework to improve product designs with an emphasis on product cost, product reliability and design for manufacturability
  • The incumbent reports to the Product System Leader and takes the majority of the work direction from the Tissue Machine Asset Team Leader
  • Provides daily support for tissue machine
  • Supports capital improvement projects with a financial scope of up to $5 million from conception through commercialization
  • Us proper application of engineering principles, scientific analysis and project management while providing advice and counsel to others
  • Analyzing as-is project specifications and system performance requirements to determine the designs/engineering which can be produced by existing facilities and methods
  • Determining feasibility of designing/engineering new systems or modifying existing facilities for Project Plan, considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning, contract fees and other technical and economic factors
  • Resolve problems and design issues working with other project personnel
  • Use BIM/ Revit® MEP to prepare system layouts, drawing, and schematics
  • Determine if engineering meets functional and performance specifications by analyzing test data and reports
Qualifications for mechanical engineer
  • Of mechanical/electromechanical products and systems
  • A university diploma, or above in the area of Mechanical Engineering/Automatic
  • More than 4 years working experience as Equipment Engineer, Automatic Engineer, Mechanical and Electronic designer, Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer or Process Engineer
  • Automatic equipment design experience is preferred
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills in order to interpret business requirements, optimize system functionality through analysis of process components, and resolve operating/technical issues
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills including facilitation/presentation skills and ability to articulate complex concepts in an audience-appropriate manner

Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mechanical engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for mechanical engineer
  • Characterizing solutions for optical stability, repeatability, and reliability through experiments and structured test plans
  • Designing and developing manufacturing processes for the assembly and alignment of the MLC optical baseplate assemblies
  • Programming state of the art automated optical alignment stations to produce the next generation MLC optical baseplate assemblies
  • Defining, implementing, and transferring manufacturing processes to production staff
  • Designing tools and fixtures to aid in alignment, fabrication, gluing, and assembly of lasers and optical components
  • Measuring laser properties and optical component performance to ensure specifications are met
  • Generating and implementing Engineering Change Orders (ECO)
  • Troubleshooting technical opto-mechanical production problems and supporting product repair activities
  • Working with other R&D engineers to support and participate in New Product Introduction activities
  • Support the project delivery teams, verifying the work of others and providing technical support
Qualifications for mechanical engineer
  • Proficiency using 3-D CAD tools (SolidWorks)
  • Group-oriented
  • Experience with chassis design in both commercial and military environments
  • Familiar with PWB CAD practices and rules
  • Demonstrated ability to create CAD models, detailed GD&T drawings, assembly drawings, bills of material and tolerance analysis
  • Experience leading a small team of engineers is a definite asset

Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mechanical engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for mechanical engineer
  • Design upgrades to the safety systems for various manufacturing and test equipment
  • Analyze, design and fabricate components and test fixtures required for testing the lethality and survivability of munitions items and components
  • Analyzes project requirements and designs material handling systems and equipment
  • Prepares general material handling equipment or product line equipment estimates
  • Creates material handling drawings/documentation
  • Provides technical assistance by phone and on-site customer support
  • Creates/prepares maintenance and instruction manuals
  • Preparation of Equipment layout and civil outline drawings for waste water and desalination
  • Preparation of Piping Material specification and valve material specification as per project
  • Cross checking of hydraulic calculation and hydraulic flow diagram during detail engineering
Qualifications for mechanical engineer
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university required
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience at the Senior level in the degreed field
  • Travel domestically or overseas for the Client, as required
  • Blueprint reading and Geometric Tolerancing and Dimensioning knowledge
  • 3+ years of experience as a mechanical or hardware design engineer, preferably in a high tech industry
  • Proficiency with 3D CAD (SolidWorks), PDM, and PLM systems

Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a mechanical engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mechanical engineer
  • Participates in the decision making for the design of individual components
  • Performs prototyping, assembly simulation, tolerance stack calculations, technical documentation, tool design and fixture design
  • Experience with Bill of Material (BOM) generation
  • Follow through on vendor procurement to design requirements
  • Self-motivated to drive tasks to completion
  • Executes the mechanical design tasks on schedule and within cost and scope
  • Serve as liaison between Program Office and Operations for specific assigned programs
  • Responsible for all plant originated equipment design and manufacture of tooling
  • Responsible for Design engineering and tooling realization direction, project priorities and training
  • Perform the design function, from bare sheet concept through detailed design and providing the final design package
Qualifications for mechanical engineer
  • Knowledge of logistics, production, maintenance, and standardization of engineering facilities, including operating, planning, and estimating
  • Minimum 5 years of mechanical engineering and design experience
  • Minimum 5-7 years if mechanical engineering and design experience
  • Fluent English (both writing and speaking) is a must
  • Experience on a similar position in an electronic manufacturing environment is an advantage
  • Personal motivation, accountability, passion for doing a good job

Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mechanical engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for mechanical engineer
  • Assess equipment and maintenance tasks for PSM criticality
  • Actively participates as a member on Site PSM Committee
  • Tracks and reviews metrics regarding Site performance of the MI and QA Elements
  • Own the inspection programs for all assets on site
  • Coordinates with Site Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) master data resources to ensure integration of MI/QA Requirements into the CMMS tool and processes
  • We are looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer with 2+ years of experience to help bring together the equipment and processes that will build our multi-touch display systems
  • You must be a self-starting, hands-on person with a strong personal drive to succeed
  • You will be working with our R&D team, manufacturing operations group, partners and suppliers, so an ability to communicate and collaborate is crucial
  • Experience with complex electro-mechanical systems is a must, with display experience and familiarity with LCD assembly desired
  • You will be working in a fast paced environment with demanding technical problems and an opportunity to help set our direction within manufacturing engineering as we bring new products to market
Qualifications for mechanical engineer
  • Advanced 3D-CAD skills, ideally for Unigraphics NX6 and TeamCenter
  • Familiarity with Total Design methodologies for product design
  • Familiarity with Robust Design philosophy, comprising CFR-mapping, statistical test planning, DoE´s and related analysis methods & tools
  • Familiarity with standard instrumentation & measurement equipment
  • Able to generate engineering drawings in Autocad (Inventor preferred)
  • Ability to train others and instill a team environment

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