We are seeking an experienced mechanical engineer to join instrument R&D team. The R&D team is chartered to design and develop various functional instruments to meet the organization’s daily operation needs. The R&D activities focus on rapid system prototyping and long-term technology development and application.
Assist conceptual and prototype designs using appropriate methodologies and interact with other team member to develop design requirements and create product specifications.
Design and document components and assemblies for instruments and accessories using advanced software.
Assemble and test prototypes and instruments, perform validation testing.
Select vendors, request quotations, and prepare purchase requisitions.
Develop processes to assemble components, draft product assembly instructions, document assembly procedures and BOM for transfer to manufacturing.
Work as a project team member to troubleshoot process, component and product problems to ensure the product development on schedule.
Assist document, prepare and review patent submissions.
Work with machine shop subcontractors and manage a small machine shop, oversee all aspects of machine shop operations, mentor and coach users.
Operate equipment including but not limited to drills, saws, polishing tools, cutting and welding tools and other manufacturing and fabrication tools.
Create manufacturing drawings that meets ASME standards.
BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering.
8+ years’ experience in designing commercial mechanical products, optical or test instrument design experience is a plus.
Proficient in Solidworks.
Understand the operation principles of machining equipment, knowledge of compliance/integrity test is a plus.
Experience in design of optical and/or test instruments is a plus
Good understanding of electromechanical components is a must.
GD&T knowledge is a plus.
Must be able to perform all tasks in a safe manner under minimal supervision.
Strong communication and documentation skills, self-motivated with good verbal and written communication skills in English.
Work with peers to get job done in a fast paced and demanding working environment.
This position will require occasional travel (<10%).
Disclaimer: This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification and it may be changed by management at any time. Other duties may also apply. Nothing in this job description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Company and its employees.