Work With Us Careers Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Post Date:

Apr 18, 2019


Carlsbad, CA


Mechanical Engineering

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Maintain close security of the company’s assets, including design documents,
equipment and inventory.
• 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 electrical engineers and designers to define the mechanical 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.
• Ensure that designs are completed in a timely manner.
• Interact with Sales, Quality and Test Engineering to resolve design related issues.
• Ensure that the policies and practices of the Employee Handbook are followed
within the department.
• 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 department regarding pricing of new and existing
products and services.
• Partner with the sales department to determine feasibility for potential new
products, processes or services.
• Familiarity with machine shop tools and some ability to fabricate or modify simple
• Ensure with the responsible engineer and Product Design Manager that the design
function is properly performed, with drawings and BOM’s completed on a timely
basis and with cost effective designs.
• Assist Director/Deputy Director of Design Engineering to ensure the proper
scheduling of jobs and labor.
• Ensure that any relevant reports are correct and provided on a timely basis.
• Ensure that job coordination is properly performed and that timely information is
available to Director of Purchasing, Product Design Manager, Responsible
Engineer, Sales and the President.
• Estimate critical company projects or provide input to the process.
• Assist in the creation of Integrated Master Schedule and Work Breakdown
• Work with the Document Control to ensure proper document control and
configuration management is maintained.
• 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.
• Ability to attain a secret clearance.
• Ensure company compliance with AS9100.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from four-year College or university. Ten plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:
MS Office, (Word, Excel, Outlook), SolidWorks, SolidWorks Simulation tools, ANSYS Icepak, AutoCAD.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job employee may be required to sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weight up to 50 lbs; close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus; verbal communication; travel via car and airplane to client implementations, training and on site visits.

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