Cryogenicist/ Mechanical Engineer
Cryomech is a Syracuse based high tech manufacturer. We are a recognized leader in the design and manufacture of a diverse line of cryogenic products serving the entire globe. We pride ourselves on maintaining a culture of teaching and learning. If you have the drive, we can teach you to do any job.
Listed work hours 8am 4:30pm (Negotiable)
Assist and contribute to the engineering, manufacturing, and quality departments. This position is responsible for creating and maintaining engineering, production, and quality documentation in accordance with the company's Quality Management System.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In this role, you will focus primarily on cryogenic application of thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and structural mechanics to develop and advance cryocooler products and technologies. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
General design activities such as requirements management, materials and component selection, Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and tolerance analyses.
Detailed design, analysis, and testing of system components such as cryocoolers, cryogenic vessels, cryostats, cryogenic transfer lines and other specialized systems.
Develop systems thermal models to describe all heat paths and create new designs to meet allowable heat budgets.
Developing and executing design verification activities, including analysis, similarity, and testing.
Developing new processes, methods, and ways of working.
Documenting design inputs and outputs.
Assisting and/or directing the development of prototypes.
Reviewing and ensuring adequacy of vendor qualification activities.
Analyzing field issues related to cryogenic design and providing solutions where required.
Actively participating in multidisciplinary project teams through all phases of product development to ensure successful execution of innovative and best-in-class designs.
B.Sc., M.Sc., or Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering or Physics from an accredited university or college.
5+ years of experience applying engineering principles to solve complex problems related to thermal/fluid systems and/or cryogenics
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated use of advanced analysis tools to solve complex problems at the appropriate level of detail- Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Finite Difference, and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Ability to provide technical leadership in ambiguous situations
Software tools- SINDA/FLUINT, Thermal Desktop, SINAPS, ANSYS APDL, ANSYS Workbench, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, LabView, Maple or Mathematica.
Programming- Python, Fortran, C++, Microsoft VBA
Experience working with cryogenic systems, cryostats, and/or cryocoolers
Experience working with ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel Code
Experience with heat exchanger design
Hands on experience with fabrication methods such as machining, welding, brazing, soldering, forming, etc.
Hands on experience performing lab testing and data acquisition
Solid understanding of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship (citizen or green card holder).
Cryomech offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401K, long and short-term disability, life, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), training, tuition reimbursement, and Paid Time Off (PTO).
Cryomech is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other New York State or federally protected characteristic.
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