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Mechanical Engineer (# 5722)

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Job Description

US citizens those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time”

Role: Mechanical Engineer

Location:  Parsippany, NJ

Duration: Contract

 Must have: 

  • Design Electromechanical Actuators from a blank sheet of paper to meet customer requirements.
    • Design of spur, bevel, worm, and planetary gears
    • Design and analysis of kinematic mechanisms i.e., Slider Crank, Scotch Yoke, 4-Bar

Staff Engineer, Mechanical
The Staff Engineer is responsible to complete and contribute in the design, development, testing, qualification, and production support of products in a cost effective and timely fashion to meet the customer’s needs and schedules. The engineer shall work within a multi-disciplined organization and enlist the help of other disciplines when necessary, such as other engineers, manufacturing, purchasing, and quality assurance.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design Electromechanical Actuators from a blank sheet of paper to meet customer requirements.
    • Design of spur, bevel, worm, and planetary gears
    • Design and analysis of kinematic mechanisms i.e., Slider Crank, Scotch Yoke, 4-Bar
    • Sizing and selection of Ball Screws capable of meeting system performance requirements
    • Sizing and selection of Bearings (Radial, Thrust, Angular contact) to meet loads and life necessary to meet system performance
    • Familiar with Brushless DC motor design
  • Create and modify drawings with appropriate GD&T, documentation of change and efficacy. Verify Bill of Material. Ensure accuracy of drawings.
  • Design cost effective easily manufacturable hardware taking into account:
    • tolerance stack-ups
    • ease of assembly
    • meet customer installation requirements
    • materials of construction
    • methods of manufacture
    • mechanical environment (Thermal and Vibe) and Application Loading
    • preliminary analytical results (Hand calcs and FEA)   
    • mistake proofing
  • Disposition non-conforming hardware and correct production/vendor issues.
  • Perform failure investigations of designs.
  • Create/Review and Approve processes for assembly, test, and related activities to the development and qualification testing of a design.
  • Interface with internal and external customers to determine product changes needed for applications as a representative of the company.
  • Write technical documents for internal and external customers.
  • Participate in design reviews (internal and external)
  • Support new business pursuits that address program technical requirements and associated schedule and costs.
  • Mentor and Guide Junior team members 

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 8+ years’ experience and technical knowledge in mechanical engineering design of hardware preferably in aerospace or defense industry.
  • Experience designing and testing designs to Mil-Std-810 Environments or similar (Humidity, Salt Fog, Vibration and Shock etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience solving technical problems using a methodical scientific approach.
  • Experience in 3D modeling of mechanical components and assemblies preferably CREO
  • Experience with Electromechanical Actuation Servo Systems
  • Experience with Brushless DC motor design and or operation
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis for Structural, Thermal and Dynamic Analysis
  • Possess organizational and task management skills to work concurrent issues in parallel.
  • Leadership skills to interface with various other teams and disciplines at the company.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as additive manufacturing, casting, milling, turning, grinding, drilling, etc.

  • A reasonable, good faith estimate of the minimum and maximum for this position is $70-$85/Hr with benefits. 

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