Senior Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Senior Mechanical Engineer Job Description

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Senior mechanical engineer provides sustaining engineering support for designs that include components made by die casting, injection molding, stamping or machining.

Senior Mechanical Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead effort to investigate and resolve design-related production issues with cast, molded machined, sheet metal and pneumatic manufactured and purchased parts and assemblies in cooperation with Manufacturing engineering, Production, Purchasing and Quality
Support the Mechanical Technical Authority in the provision of generic specific standards, procedures and systems that ensure a high level of asset integrity, availability and enable the installation License to Operate (LtO) to be maintained
Provide discipline specific input to maintenance standards, critical spares, procedures and scopes of work as requested
Deliver mechanical solutions that are reliable and fit for purpose to satisfy life requirements and to help achieve product guarantee periods and comply with all relevant International Standards
Provide senior technical leadership and mentoring to the Mechanical Team members
Prepares reports, proposals, and tender/bid submission documents, budgets, project plans, and other supporting documentation as required
When necessary, becomes involved with a variety of agencies for project approvals and permitting purposes
Responsible for researching and implementing new technology designs as mandated by clients and the Buildings Regional Director
You will be responsible for participation in the design of plans, preliminary estimations and details with the use of the guidelines for the project
Preparation of drawings and specifications, design calculations, Professional signing/sealing

Senior Mechanical Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Mechanical Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: LEED, AMSC, EMC, AP, ASME, PE, B3, OPEX, USGBC, LEAN

Education for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior 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, Design, Technical, Science, Education, Leadership, Industrial, Manufacturing, Oral Communication

Skills for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Desired skills for senior mechanical engineer include:

Mechanical engineering fundamentals
Injection molding
Industry standards
Mechanical systems
Sheet metal
Manufacturing processes

Desired experience for senior mechanical engineer includes:

Master degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Aerospace Engineering
BSc, BEng or MEng in Mechanical Engineering
University degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution or equivalency
Membership or eligibility for membership, in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba (APEGM)
Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office, CARRIER HAP or TRANE Trace, and working knowledge of AutoCAD are required
Membership or eligibility for membership with PEO with a valid P

Senior Mechanical Engineer Examples


Senior Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a senior mechanical engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior mechanical engineer
  • To deliver the schemes within budget and in accordance with prescribed standards and timescales
  • Stretch the boundaries of speed, power/torque density and efficiency in electric motor systems in a number of different applications
  • Meet target specifications such as cost, size, weight and efficiency within the planned timeline of each project that would make a great product
  • Contribute to time planning and manage your time in line with project deadlines
  • Provide overall design and project management for the installation of new equipment and the upgrade of existing equipment brought about by changes in operating practices or procedures
  • Supports 24/7 operation and participates in an engineer on call rotation
  • Responsible for coordinating external contact with manufacturer sales representatives and service personnel and vendors to discuss new or modifications to existing equipment, resolve problems and exchange information
  • Works with the process engineers, production and maintenance supervisors in identifying root cause of failure
  • Develop and deliver process control system technical training to plant personnel as new equipment is added or upgraded
  • Work requires performing tests, repairs and modifications while systems are on line, working as required after normal working hours and being on-call 24 hours per day to respond to emergency situations
Qualifications for senior mechanical engineer
  • Based on the Inspection Reports issued by the inspectors, ensure corrective actions when deemed required
  • Reviews and approve the Change Requests (CR) and the Non Conformity Reports (NCR) in his field of activity
  • Report all technical issues and deviation from forecast progress on a timely manner with proposals to remediate such deviations
  • Collect and summarize the Final Customer’s comments on the Vendor documents and makes sure that they have been taken into account
  • Formally approve documents issued IFA (Issued For Approval) according to the contractual scope of services and share of responsibilities between the Customer and GECAP
  • Is accountable for the strict limitation of the changes presented by GECAP in his discipline and that are not justified by a substantial cost savings on the TIC of the project

Senior Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior mechanical engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior mechanical engineer
  • Generation of supporting product documentation
  • Contribute to both product and process design
  • Aid in the creation of design verification and validation plans
  • Problem identification and troubleshooting a wide range of complex mechanical problems
  • Team lead and technical interface to key suppliers
  • Define mechanical fixture design specifications
  • Lead design team on product thermal design modeling and testing
  • Learning is a required assignment for all Mechanical Engineers
  • Domain knowledge primarily with respect to Refrigeration, Thermal & Structural system
  • Expertise in developing product Specification, Project Plan, Traceability matrix, Design Verification plan & Risk Management
Qualifications for senior mechanical engineer
  • Managing major building renovations and recap projects
  • Conducting reviews of engineering drawings
  • Travel domestically or overseas for the Government, as required
  • Degree Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Plans and coordinates work with other groups
  • Written Communication - Demonstrates a clear command of the use of grammar

Senior Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a senior mechanical 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 senior mechanical engineer
  • Launching new products to our patients
  • This position will be responsible for increasing the depth of NDP capability to rapidly promote the introduction of new machine models
  • Responsible for mechanical and/or structural systems level architecture of new products
  • Will work cross functionally to transition as required between product lines to meet the needs of the business
  • Responsible for product design, analysis and documentation
  • Testing, troubleshooting, and problem resolution
  • Meetings and design reviews
  • Conducts studies and engineering analysis, including development of cost-effective solutions to complex problems related to gas turbines and associated subsystems
  • Establishes processes and equipment to satisfy client requirements
  • Specifies equipment to achieve minimal cost limit field problems and change orders
Qualifications for senior mechanical engineer
  • Ability to work directly with Injection mould suppliers and review tooling and moulding conditions
  • HES/EPF ME Engineer or Micro Engineer
  • 10 years experience in Mechanical Engineering (ME) Product Development for high volume consumer products
  • Detailed Knowledge of Plastics
  • Strong Mechanical Design 3D CAD tools, ideally with CREO - ProEngineer
  • Thorough design process including capturing design intent, design reviews, design simulation/analysis and problem solving techniques

Senior Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a senior mechanical engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior mechanical engineer
  • Work with electrical and software engineers to define the specifications of the mechatronics device and conduct system integration activities
  • Lead and manage mechanical design verification activities for the mechatronics device
  • Evaluate and make recommendations for the selection of contract manufacturers for the mechatronics device
  • Guarantees that the requirements outlined in the customer’s specification are attained
  • Organizes the activity of the engineers assigned to his/her study, leads and coaches them
  • Lead the mechanical design of innovative and reliable optical imaging catheters from early concept to release into production
  • Conduct feasibility studies and testing to evaluate designs
  • Work with engineers from different disciplines to define specifications
  • Provide risk assessment of designs and processes to assure product safety and reliability
  • Ensure Good Manufacturing Practices, Quality System Regulations and Medical Device Design Controls are followed
Qualifications for senior mechanical engineer
  • Program design, including identification, analysis and selection of appropriate commissioning standards and development of effective delivery strategies
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5 or more years of hands-on experience in complex mechanical design and analysis
  • Experience designing small-machined parts and electronic packaging
  • Knowledge of materials and fabrication principles required
  • Hands-on machining experience preferred but not required

Senior Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a senior mechanical engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior mechanical engineer
  • Ensure conformance with company development process and standards
  • Working collaboratively within multi-disciplined teams to achieve program technical and schedule objectives
  • Providing timely communication of project risks and issues, including an ability to meet established commitments
  • Test and evaluate competitor’s products to benchmark them
  • Work with scientists, engineers, manufacturing and others to translate requirements and concepts into working hardware breadboard, prototype and produce systems that are ready for full production release
  • Build and test new concept designs
  • Document designs and processes (Design Requirements, Design Reviews, Drawings, Analysis, Testing, ECOs)
  • Troubleshoot systems using hardware and simulation tools
  • Key contributor to team of mechanical engineers, designers, and drafters
  • Select and work with vendors to build/purchase components
Qualifications for senior mechanical engineer
  • Leadership - The senior engineers must be able to lead the issues to be solved
  • Exposure to working in a cross cultural and international team would be advantageous
  • Lead project development teams on instrument development projects or portions of large
  • Work in or lead cross-functional project teams to design and develop new surgical accessories
  • Minimum 8 years of experience designing commercial mechanical products
  • Experience with small mechanism design, plastics, and/or disposable medical products are a strong plus

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