Work With Us Careers Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Post Date:

May 25, 2018


Carlsbad, CA


Mechanical Engineering

Job Description:

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for mechanical design of RF power amplifiers and assemblies; perform conceptual design, thermal and mechanical analysis; prepare design sketches, layouts, select raw materials, develop specs for product and prepare reports.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:
• Experience using CAD tools (SolidWorks preferred) in the creation of complex electromechanical models, fabrication drawings and assembly drawings.
• Perform detailed thermal analysis of circuit card assemblies, electromechanical modules and systems to aid in circuit layout and design of electronics cooling system. Use appropriate FEA and CFD tools to accomplish analysis, size cooling fans and choose adequate thermal interface materials.
• Perform detailed structural analysis of circuit card assemblies, electromechanical modules and systems to investigate the effects of shock and vibration. Use appropriate FEA tools to accomplish analysis, design mounting features and in the design of the overall packaging scheme.
• Perform tolerance analysis as required to ensure intended assembly performance.
• Understanding of corrosion causes and prevention techniques.
• Familiarity with MIL standards related to electronics packaging design, performance and testing.
• Familiarity using Thermal Interface Materials to minimize interface resistance.
• Work with ECAD designers to define the mechanical constraint drawing and related attributes of electronic modules and systems.
• Familiarity with GD&T and the ability to apply in the creation of fabrication drawings for mechanical parts IAW ANSI Y14.5M.
• Experience creating assembly drawings IAW ANSI Y14.5M that allow for the assembly of complex electromechanical products and properly control the configuration of these documents.
• Interact with the other Engineering disciplines, Sales, Business Development, Quality and Test to resolve design related issues.
• Attend meetings as needed, and prepare planning information to other members of the Company.
• Inform management immediately, if delivery dates cannot be met.
• Control costs within the department.
• Provide input to the Sales regarding pricing of new and existing products and services as well as helping to determine feasibility for potential new products, processes or services.
• Familiarity with machine shop tools and some ability to fabricate or modify simple parts.
• Provide material and labor estimates to support new product proposal effort.
• The ability to balance multiple projects and support operations personnel as issues arise during build.
• Communicate effectively using both oral and written communication.
• Provide the necessary, planning, organization, leadership, inspiration, communication, and control to meet the Operations goals of the company.
• Provide expertise by assisting in the formulation, development, and implementation of operating strategies and policies.

• Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME). A Master’s degree is preferred.
• Ten plus years of experience in the Mechanical Engineering field.
• Knowledge of electronics packaging design principles.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, SolidWorks, SolidWorks Simulation tools, ANSYS Icepak and Autocad.
• Candidate must have strong technical, written, verbal skills and have the ability to operate effectively independently and in a team environment.
• Must be a US person and able to obtain a Secret Clearance.

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