Staff Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Staff Mechanical Engineer Job Description

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Staff mechanical engineer provides mechanical engineering skills to perform detailed design analysis on critical design elements for released product initiatives.

Staff Mechanical Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop documentation to be consistent with ANSI and SEMI standards, best known methods for GD&T
Compliance with all legislative, regulatory and company policy, standards and procedures safety, quality, risk, security applicable to the role
Ensure compliance to applicable laws and standards
Conduct structural analysis of piece parts and assemblies using finite element analysis (FEA) codes
Some travel may be required (domestic and international) - Due to the nature of the work being done, applicants needs to be a US citizen or permanent resident United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Gathering input from team members and synthesizing inputs into a preferred concept
Designing metal and plastic parts (formed, injection molded or die cast, machined, extruded, etc)
Working with product lifecycle management software for managing and releasing structured bills-of-materials
Require outstanding leadership capabilities with the innate talent to work in a cross-functional team environment
Freedom of action to make independent decisions but within well established and clearly defined policies and procedures with regular reference upwards

Staff Mechanical Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Staff Mechanical Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EASA, FAR, NICET, ASME, GD&T, MRB, EIT, API, CAD, NX

Education for Staff Mechanical Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the staff 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, Technical, Aerospace Engineering, Design, Education, Technology, Graduate, Biomedical Engineering

Skills for Staff Mechanical Engineer

Desired skills for staff mechanical engineer include:

Standard engineering techniques and procedures
Critical facility electrical design
Codes
Mechanical design principles
Standards
Casting
Machining
Sheet metal fabrication
Design and mechanical engineering analysis/practices
Plastic part design for injection molding

Desired experience for staff mechanical engineer includes:

Be able to present data/trade-offs to management to facilitate the making of decisions
Have had primary technical and design responsibility for all aspects of small mechanical or electro-mechanical assemblies which were successfully produced in moderate to high volume
Experience in safety critical industries (automotive, medical, aero-space) and in cost/weight critical applications is preferred
Designing mechanical equipment, fixtures and tooling using 3D parametric CAD
Mentorship and project guidance of junior engineers
Strong mechanical design and analysis skills - The ability to develop and utilize free body diagrams, 3D CAD models, FMEA’s (failure modes & effects analysis), GD&T (geometric dimensioning & tolerancing), tolerance analysis, DOE’s (design of experiments), DFM/A (design for manufacturing/assembly), simulated use testing, statistical analysis are required

Staff Mechanical Engineer Examples

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Staff Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a staff 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 staff mechanical engineer
  • Perform design, development and installation of equipment, automation transfer systems and processes to bring innovative solutions to equipment
  • Working closely with other disciplines, apply troubleshooting expertise to resolve equipment, systems and process problems using strong analytical methodologies
  • Support the NPI process
  • Communication of findings throughout the organisation
  • Plan, implement, monitor and deliver designated tasks and deliverables
  • Design, assemble and evaluate rapid prototype models in order to assess technical feasibility of various solutions
  • Develop robust test methods and design test fixtures to ensure that selected materials and prototype designs are accurately evaluated against the specification and requirements
  • Create solutions for technical problems using systematic problem-solving methodologies
  • Maintain an overview of relevant technologies and products and conduct hands-on evaluation of competitive products, materials and procedures
  • Author protocols and reports including engineering studies using basic statistical methods
Qualifications for staff mechanical engineer
  • Intermediate to expert in design and development with modeling proficiency (modal analysis & stability assessment) with CAE software platforms (UGNX, ANSYS )
  • Experience sizing, generating layouts, designs and creating architectures of various aircraft subsystems
  • Develop understanding of internal and external customer needs and processes to ensure relevant and innovative solutions
  • Actively participate in training to improve skills
  • Drive external subsystem development activities
  • Ensure compliance with internal quality policies, procedures, and practices through appropriate communication, training, and education of sound quality assurance principles
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Staff Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of staff mechanical engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for staff mechanical engineer
  • Follow design, quality, and safety guidelines based on GMP, FDA, and ISO guidelines and related Quality and Safety Standards and Practices
  • Interfacing with key teams within Lam including technical product groups and global operations as a representative of SMT
  • Providing leadership to supplier engineers within global commodity space as a cross functional team leader
  • Technical problem solving skills- manage and solve technical problems related but not limited to plastics manufacturing, fluid handling equipment, manufacturing quality and engineering design both at suppliers and internal
  • Managing suppliers both for producing quality products using Lam systems and developing new technologies enabling technical differentiation
  • Presentations/communications to senior executives internal and external to SMT
  • Lead the mechanical system design effort from early prototyping through mass production
  • Work closely with industrial design to enable novel and producible solutions
  • Oversee the mechanical design execution with internal, subcontract and supplier resources
  • Initiate and manage contracts with external engineering resources including the negotiation of Service agreements and Statements of Work
Qualifications for staff mechanical engineer
  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience with the development of novel electro-mechanical devices, preferentially encompassing all stages from early concept development until product launch
  • Experience in design for reliability and design for manufacturing
  • Proficiency with one of the CAD design tools (SolidWorks, Pro/E, AutoCAD)
  • Exposure to Human factors engineering (preferably in the medical space) including user studies and usability documentation
  • Experience as member of a cross functional project team
  • Expertise in common risk management techniques (FMEA, FTA, ETA)
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Staff Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a staff 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 staff mechanical engineer
  • Effectively employ written and verbal communications to collaborate with team members to achieve project goals
  • Prepare reports and demos to keep the team up to date with the mechanical developments
  • Interpret customer specifications to define requirements for mechanical designs
  • Perform static, dynamic, or thermal analysis
  • Perform first order hand calculations of the analysis tasks prior to conducting FEA analysis as necessary
  • Work as part of a team on various programs to provide optimal solutions for the design of hardware and assemblies
  • Provide recommendations to enhance designs
  • Calculate safety factors for the designs
  • Provide written reports of analysis activities, including the set-up, assumptions utilized, method of analysis, results, and recommendations
  • Generate three dimensional mechanical models (CAD - computer aided design)
Qualifications for staff mechanical engineer
  • Proficiency with basic statistical techniques including familiarity with analysis of variance (ANOVA) and design of experiment (DOE) methodologies
  • Proficiency in generating customer requirements and writing product requirements, specifications, test protocols, and test reports
  • Strong sense of accountability and action orientation
  • Ability to identify, break down and solve complex technical problems
  • Must be comfortable making practical assumptions with engineering justifications, where needed
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering required, MSME desirable
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Staff Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of staff mechanical engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for staff mechanical engineer
  • Generate engineering design change orders and performs checking work
  • Presentation of assigned work at program technical reviews including PDR and CDR
  • Participate in engineering efforts on product development teams and be responsible for the quality and content of engineering deliverables
  • Have skills in the essential engineering tools used in product development (sketching, CAD, prototyping, FEA a plus, DFM, FMEA, etc)
  • Contribute engineering knowledge and experience to product development projects
  • Identify strategic opportunities for Radius
  • May serve as a core team member on various cross-functional teams
  • Focus on part design, sheet metal enclosure design, motion control and automation
  • Directly interface with project teams to support design and development of system
  • Define engineering specifications based on customer needs (VOC), product requirements, and design constraints
Qualifications for staff mechanical engineer
  • Experience in working with industrial design, product marketing, suppliers, quality, regulatory, and manufacturing is preferred
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering required MSME desirable - Minimum of 5+ years of experience with product development process and 3D Modeling tools.Want to create a job search agent? Send this job to a friend
  • Desire to make better products
  • Finite element analysis experience preferred
  • Experience with a wide range of manufacturing technologies including high precision techniques, low cost/high volume techniques, and micro-fabrication techniques required
  • Experience in biotech, biomedical, nanotechnology or semiconductor industries preferred
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Staff Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of staff mechanical engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for staff mechanical engineer
  • Emphasis on design for Manufacturability and Serviceability with focus on cost containment
  • Work closely with cross-disciplinary teams
  • Define and lead automated / semi-automated product assembly equipment, system architecture, robotics concepts, and tooling development efforts with internal and external development teams
  • Provide technical guidance, as needed, to suppliers to ensure sound engineering or operations practices
  • Fundamental understanding of materials including thermoplastics, thermosets
  • Leads/develops designs, performs hands-on testing & analysis, activities for proof-of-concept machine/equipment – includes collaboration with R&D teams
  • Design and implement scalable processes, mechanical tests, and fixtures/jigs for assembly, inspection and test to improve product quality and increase productivity or reduce costs
  • Develops and maintain project timelines and provides updates and feedback to project leadership
  • Collaborates with cross functional teams and manage vendors and contractors as per the project scope
  • Integration of manufacturing principles into R&D including process development to ensure robust manufacturing processes and design - requires regular participation with new product (NPI) R&D teams
Qualifications for staff mechanical engineer
  • Experience designing injection molded plastics, cast metals, sheet metals, injection and compression molded rubbers and TPE's, rigid and flexible printed circuit boards
  • BSME, MSME or equivalent with at least 10 years of relevant engineering experience
  • 3D CAD design expertise in Solidworks, ProE and/or FX
  • Skill in building and interpreting structural, thermal, vibrational, magnetic and acoustical simulations (linear & non-linear FEA, MATLAB, SPICE)
  • Knowledge of the design of electromechanical assemblies required
  • Has an innate interest to stay abreast of new technologies, market trends, changing customer needs and the strategies of competitors

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