Mechanical Systems Engineer Job Description

Mechanical Systems Engineer Job Description

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Mechanical systems engineer provides materials and processes design support, including materials selection (metallic and nonmetallic), design for corrosion prevention and safety, drawing review, and processes specification.

Mechanical Systems Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

CAD design of plastics, sheet metal, extrusions
Design and development of components for future supercharger technology
CAD design of plastics, sheet metal, stampings
Identifies the various trade-offs between system weight, NVH performance, package, efficiency and cost
Addresses launch issues, identifying root cause and corrective actions
Delivers new programs on-time, working with interfacing engineering departments for delivering cost reduction and quality improvement actions
Understands and deliver system analysis – work with external teams to assess and improve transmission and driveline performance
Leads Interface design open issues meeting
Work with technical staff to design and integrate circuit card assemblies into their perspective instruments
Design to include satisfying the structural and thermal requirements while addressing interconnect and cable routing concepts

Mechanical Systems Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Mechanical Systems Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FAA, PVS, P.E, DFSS, ODA/FAA, API, NRTL, EIT, II, NDT

Education for Mechanical Systems Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the mechanical systems engineer 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, Mathematics, Chemistry, Technical, Computer Science, Education, Aerospace Engineering

Skills for Mechanical Systems Engineer

Desired skills for mechanical systems engineer include:

Generic CAD design tool processes
3D Printing
Design for Manufacturing
Engineering drawing development
Geometric Dimension and Tolerancing
Mechanics of Metallic and Composite Materials
Codes
Standards
FAA
Aerospace design

Desired experience for mechanical systems engineer includes:

Customer specification review and requirements assessment
Identifying compliance differences between specified requirements and our existing capabilities
Creating development and qualification test plans, procedures and reports
Reviewing customer comments against those documents, resolving differences and updating documents
Interfacing with customer, systems engineers and program managers to address compliance issues as needed
Planning development and qualification tests

Mechanical Systems Engineer Examples

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Mechanical Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of mechanical systems 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 systems engineer
  • Participate/lead mechanical design reviews
  • Selecting manufacturing technologies, and participating in the selection of suppliers
  • Interface daily with internal and external customers and supplier
  • Collaborate with others on cross-functional teams to understand and translate requirements into product line design components, subsystems and products
  • A working understanding of refrigeration systems and heat pump technology
  • Responsible for several small-to-medium scale projects concurrently
  • Will own and manage the sourced-geothermal heat pump RES Engineering activities
  • Work without direct guidance or direction from others
  • Work with Manufacturing and Quality Assurance to provide disposition of non-conforming hardware
  • Support the Supply Chain Management organization by evaluating SRI’s (supplier requests for Information)
Qualifications for mechanical systems engineer
  • Support the development of Standard Work and the continued integration of the ACE operating system into the Propeller Systems organization
  • Adhere to all Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) International Trade Compliance (ITC) regulation and policy
  • Lead and support small team projects within a 1-3 year time frame
  • Collaborate with thermal, electrical, cell and other Engineers
  • Manage Project from concept through prototype evaluation
  • Examine existing requirements and evolving functional needs of HV battery systems to mature core design documents
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Mechanical Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a mechanical systems engineer. 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 engineer
  • Modify existing and/or create new GM global conveyor standards and functional specifications
  • Ensure that performance tasks are properly managed to achieve project delivery in accordance with project plans
  • Ensure that engineering integrity is achieved, engineering procedures are complied, lessons learned are addressed and a robust trouble-free product is developed
  • Conceptualize, design, engineer, release, develop and launch closures systems components, specifically our current and future products’ roof systems
  • Assisting with identifying and promoting growth in key strategic markets, with key strategic clients
  • Provide electrical and systems engineering expertise to our government customer while applying skills for biological advances
  • Technical responsibility for planning, organizing and conducting technical projects or phases of projects involving design and development
  • Coordinate the efforts of drafters/designers, engineering technicians and machine shop personnel as required by assigned projects
  • Conduct independent technical investigations involving the origination or modification of material
  • Generates and manages project plans
Qualifications for mechanical systems engineer
  • Supporting other test engineers in their execution of similar activities
  • Adhering to all UTAS export, ethics and safety requirements
  • BS- Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Mechanics and Astronautics (EMA) or Aerospace Engineer or Materials Science Engineer (MSE)
  • Experience with high voltage systems, structures, crashworthiness, heat transfer, polymers, manufacturing/assembly, CAE analysis and cost estimation
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling utilizing CATIA V5 is essential within an automotive product development environment (CATIA V5 experience ideal, similar or related CAD experience is acceptable in lieu of CATIA experience)
  • Experience with the development of specifications, DFMEAs, DVP&R’s and other technical documents
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Mechanical Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a mechanical systems engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mechanical systems engineer
  • Conducts and participates in engineering tests to validate the robustness and proper performance of new product designs
  • Interfaces w/suppliers, electrical engineering, system architects, ODM, quality, tooling engineering and other development groups to ensure the successful development and launch of new products
  • Responsible for the mechanical detailed design on assigned components
  • Responsible for testing, analysis and debug on assigned mechanical prototypes
  • Provide high quality and imaginative technical solutions to project requirements
  • Create complete and effective engineering plans and schedules
  • Ensure designs meet all relevant safety and regulatory requirements, and are formally verified to meet these and other specifications (performance, cost)
  • Understand and adhere to quality system, and introduce improvements to its effectiveness
  • Share knowledge and experience with peer groups
  • Plan and maintain progress in improving personal professional competence
Qualifications for mechanical systems engineer
  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering (MSME preferred), or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills including presentations (internal only)
  • Proven experience developing and growing a mechanical design team
  • Proven track record of grooming and selling work to new and existing clients
  • Willingness to develop a specialization in of the systems detailed above
  • The candidate must have, at minimum, a M.S
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Mechanical Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of mechanical systems 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 systems engineer
  • Provide engineering deliverables that meet required specifications within timescales and budgets
  • Creates the concept documents describing the system concept for a project/bid
  • Evaluates suppliers’ proposals and benchmarks with other projects
  • Is responsible of all aspects of the Systems, their sub-functions, subsystems including technical specification, reliability, maintenance and performance
  • Analysis of in field machine & engine data to develop technical objectives, identify system level risks and test cycles
  • Lead the development of and implementation of Systems integration processes
  • Lead machine integration application risk assessments, working collaboratively with internal & 3rd party machine groups
  • Take results from DVP & translate into product capability statements, application sign-off requirements
  • Provide equipment and cost support for hydrogen Pressure swing adsorption systems commercial proposal development
  • Provide mechanical design and optimization to improve the competitiveness of hydrogen and oxygen vacuum pressure swing adsorption systems
Qualifications for mechanical systems engineer
  • Degree in Mechanical engineering (technical college/university)
  • Knowledge of SAP, EasyDMS document management systems or similar
  • Knowledge of German and English language (spoken and written)
  • Systematic, analytic, confident team player
  • Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent work history with mechanical systems in critical facilities
  • 5+ year history of reviewing MEP system design
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Mechanical Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mechanical systems engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mechanical systems engineer
  • Provide competitiveness assessment, and obtain patents and contribute to intellectual property strategy around key new technologies
  • Lead the development of new systems design and optimization tools for oxygen and hydrogen pressure swing adsorption systems
  • Support productivity improvement initiatives for existing oxygen VPSA plant and hydrogen PSA systems
  • Support hydrogen PSA and oxygen VPSA pilot tests
  • Provide technical leadership in the analysis and design of complex mechanical underwater systems, handling systems, and underwater vehicles
  • Support/lead development of system design concepts, evaluation of system characteristics including system trade studies, subsystem design, and integration and test
  • Interface with other manufacturing engineering departments and regional execution teams to gather and document manufacturing conveyor requirements
  • Modify existing and/or create new GM conveyor conceptual or detailed designs and drawings
  • Review and/or assist execution in creating project Statement of Requirements (SOR)
  • Supervise contractors in creating assembly and detailed level designs
Qualifications for mechanical systems engineer
  • Strong understanding of risk management in data center design and operations
  • Ability to simultaneously manage diverse teams responsible for multiple efforts and issues
  • History of successfully managing MEP triage and driving incidents to root cause and resolution
  • Strong history with electrical systems in critical facilities
  • Project management for MEP systems
  • You have a bachelor or master degree in mechanical engineering or are equal by experience

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