Mechanical Systems Job Description

Mechanical Systems Job Description

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Mechanical systems provides insight to engineering team specific to materials and processes used in product design and lead FMEA team to identify failure modes of product and related processes.

Mechanical Systems Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work with the drafting organization to create new component drawings and component repair drawings
Work with etracker system (in-house electronic documentation) to document the solution and prevent reoccurrence process
Engineer will be responsible for the overall system analysis and optimization leading to decision matrixes that drive designs
Design, and develop steering mechanical systems
Develop FMA documentation (DFMEA, RRCL)
Design and develop mechanical steering technologies
Root cause issues related steering mechanical systems
Develop and analyze complex stacks pertaining to mechanical steering
Design and analysis of mechanical components for propulsion systems
Work with Systems Engineering to define propulsion system architecture and system requirements, including supplier designed equipment

Mechanical Systems Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Mechanical Systems

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FAA, P.E, PVS, ODA/FAA, DFSS, EPA, II, API, CFC, III

Education for Mechanical Systems

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the mechanical systems job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Physics, Education, Technical, Chemistry, Mathematics, Systems Engineering, Computer Science

Skills for Mechanical Systems

Desired skills for mechanical systems include:

Generic CAD design tool processes
Blue print and schematic reading
Company’s mission
Goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them
Purpose
Various types of materials and procedures used in the area
Codes
FAA
Repair
Troubleshooting

Desired experience for mechanical systems includes:

Knowledge of hand and power tools, pneumatic equipment
Knowledge of electrical hazards, Including precautionary measures around High Voltage equipment and rotating machinery
2yr degree, certificate or equivalent experience in mechanical or electrical work
Work with suppliers to ensure that supplier defined equipment (such as pumps, motors and servo-valves) meet design specifications
Support component development activities, such as component and system test rigs, by creating test plans and evaluating test results
Work with Materials Engineering to select the materials, coatings and processes required to meet structural and environmental requirements

Mechanical Systems Examples

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Mechanical Systems Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a mechanical systems. 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 systems
  • Support development and training of the engineers
  • Help develop and enforce standardized engineering practices, processes, tools and methods across all programs
  • Lead and champion the use of ACE standard work and tools for continuous improvement
  • Design and develop aircraft lighting systems from initial requirements through production support
  • Design and analyze mechanical aspects of lighting systems (design, select, and fit mechanical components, electrical boards and light sources into airworthy assemblies)
  • Choose components, develop and follow processes, and design test equipment
  • Develop, build, and test mechanical prototypes for fit, stress, and rugged environments
  • Design solid (3D) parts and assemblies in CATIA Version 5 CAD System and document in 2D
  • Contribute to bid and proposal effort – quickly create design concepts and estimates with limited information
  • Interact daily with other company functions/disciplines such as customer support, purchasing, quality, and manufacturing
Qualifications for mechanical systems
  • Present and defend designs to customer during design review meetings
  • Estimate costs and duration/lead times of labor and material
  • Basic wiring knowledge, ability to connect sensors, power supplies, and Data Acquisition to test platforms
  • Demonstrated technical aptitude, creativity in design, and the ability to execute feasible solutions to complex design engineering challenges
  • Technical expertise with the latest manufacturing technologies and feasibility execution to achieve systems requirements and world-class craftsmanship/performance targets
  • Experience in design for six sigma (DFSS) – preferably with six sigma certification or have used DFSS methodology in design, validation and/or launch of closures components and systems
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Mechanical Systems Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mechanical systems. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mechanical systems
  • Provides startups and troubleshooting for a variety of commercial HVAC systems, meets with customers, evaluates their needs and makes recommendations
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosis, and repairing of commercial air conditioning and multi-zone heating and cooling systems, make-up air units, air-handling units, unit heaters, boiler systems, and other systems as required
  • Overseeing execution of product and technology roadmaps as related to Optical, Mechanical & Fluidics areas
  • Drives technical decisions affecting product systems or subsystems within area of expertise and understands the impact of decisions outside of area of expertise
  • Establishes design standards for department and determines appropriate use of tools and methods
  • Demonstrates ability to foresee project/design risks/issues and devises mitigation strategies
  • Partners with customers or program management to identify opportunities for product innovation or systems solutions and leads innovation that results in breakthrough solutions
  • Collaborates with R&D, Operations, Quality Assurance, Regulatory, Marketing, Legal, and Business Development functions in support of cross functional product development efforts
  • Assessment of emerging technologies that could accelerate our roadmap execution
  • Functional management of a diverse technical team
Qualifications for mechanical systems
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in roof systems components and subsystem engineering for serial production
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling utilizing CATIA V5 is essential (minimum of 5000 hours or 3 years) within an automotive product development environment
  • Ability to manage difficult projects with tight timing constraints
  • 10+ years of experience in building systems with progressive career advancement
  • Experience with common mechanical engineering software such as Trace 700 (Trane Commercial), Revit or AutoDesk
  • Possess a well-rounded background in mechanical project design and delivery in order to meet various challenges
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Mechanical Systems Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a mechanical systems. 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 systems
  • Fostering & embedding engineering best practices
  • Improves product development cycle and quality via the application of Lean Product Development Tools
  • Determines design direction and methodology including hardware architecture & technology options for components, subsystems and systems
  • Mentors fluidics engineering, optical engineering & mechanical engineering associates in best design practices, analysis, simulation and verification of hardware subsystems and systems
  • Challenges and supports project teams by ensuring technical excellence through rigorous design and technical reviews
  • Leads and manages design activities and demonstrate skill in integrating hardware, software, and reagent requirements to create a complete system
  • Develops and guides technical design/methodologies to achieve product goals, and applies standard management techniques to achieve project goals
  • Guides multi-discipline (Mechanical, Optical, and Fluidics) engineering project teams in the execution of activities to ensure on-time and on-budget completion of projects
  • Assigns and deploys resources across the portfolio of projects in order to meet business objectives
  • Guides the conception and planning for product development projects of any size and complexity
Qualifications for mechanical systems
  • Excellent communicators and problem-solvers
  • Self-starters and able to work with minimal direction
  • Able to communicate a clear understanding of their subject matter, work in cross-functional teams, respect individual differences, welcome diverse thinking, and offer informed suggestions to improve processes
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, and Pro/Engineer/CREO (parts, assemblies and drawing creation)
  • Proficiency with Revit 3D solid modeling software and familiarity with MRP/ERP systems
  • Familiarity with the construction industry and its conventions
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Mechanical Systems Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a mechanical systems. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for mechanical systems
  • Provides preventive maintenance on heating and cooling and refrigeration systems
  • Troubleshoots units that are not working and replaces parts that are defective
  • Repairs refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, and humidity and temperature control systems
  • Document the assumed aerospace manufacturing processes/techniques for parts
  • Develop should drawings and cost models for supplier components or engineered parts
  • Ensure rigorous coordination from business unit procurement/supplier management, business unit engineering and business unit finance to confirm the should cost information
  • Use the teardown and should cost information in order to introduce value capture opportunities for the company
  • Benchmark, develop, maintains and modify structural and interior payload system and component designs based on cost or design benchmark information
  • Manage workshops to enable value capture idea generation
  • Attend or lead design reviews both internally and with customers to resolve technical issues
Qualifications for mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of Design for Manufacturing, including GD&T and dimensional engineering principles in design
  • Lead the Global 7000/8000 Hydro-mechanical Systems team responsible for Flight Controls (FBW, Wing High Lift), Hydraulics, and Landing Gear in delivering effective and timely engineering support to the build and test of the Flight Test Vehicle and Production aircraft
  • Develop a high performance team to support rapid root cause identification of Systems issues encountered during System Functional Testing and/or installation
  • Provide Technical leadership and direction to support the resolution of highly integrated, complex systems issues impacting the final line
  • Attend and present at management meetings
  • Typically requires MS in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Science, Physics, Applied Physics or equivalent experience with a minimum of 10 years’ related work experience
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Mechanical Systems Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a mechanical systems. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mechanical systems
  • Evaluate and validate new conveyance technology for use in manufacturing plants
  • Provide training and documentation for global deployment of conveyor systems
  • Provide continuous improvement support to the assembly plants
  • Transfer conveyor system technology and application knowledge to peers and plant globally
  • Provide global conveyor solutions that meet Corporate Safety, Quality and Cost objectives
  • Actively engage in the Project Risk Management process to identify and manage risks
  • Ensure that lessons learned and best practices from past and existing work scopes and implemented engineering changes are captured and added to the installation tracker and MOUK risk register as applicable
  • Owner of the Mechanical and rotating equipment issues tracker for the assets which will be populated and maintained by the offshore engineers
  • Contribute to Engine System FMEA's, supporting risk identification, collating technical guidance on system integration and creation of system & component validation plans
  • Work with component teams, test engineers, and the Senior Mechanical System Lead, to drive decision making from engine data reviews and end of test inspections
Qualifications for mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of electrical hazards, Including precautionary measures around High Voltage equipment and spinning machinery
  • Advanced business or management degree preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated domain knowledge in hardware engineering with an emphasis on fluid mechanics, optics and mechanical engineering
  • Proven track record of executing complex system designs incorporating fluid mechanics, optics and mechanical subsystems, preferably in the medical technology field
  • Proficiency with modern CAD, CAE and other design / simulation tools
  • Proficiency with HPLC, fluidics and microfluidics, model based systems engineering, requirements management & MATLAB

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