Mechanical Engineer II

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  • Location:

    N. Billerica, United States

  • Sector:

    Mechanical Engineers

  • Contact:

    Chris Najem

  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

Job summary

Performs mechanical engineering work that requires a high degree of technical competence.  Conducts independent technical investigations involving the application of a wide variety of mechanical engineering principles.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Coordinate project tasks and schedules, delegate work to designers or drafters and support staff as required.
  • Responsible for the design, prototyping, testing, specification and documentation of thermal processing systems, sub-assemblies and components. Responsible for the layout and detailed mechanical design and documentation of subsystems and sub-assemblies.
  • Recommend materials and components for inclusion in design specifications based on experience and on catalogue reference data.
  • Solve technical problems with equipment in the field, provide technical expertise to the Sales organization, work with and develop suppliers, interact and direct engineering activities.
  • Strong understanding of 3D Mechanical CAD including detail drawings/models and applying large assembly management skills. Pro-Engineer/Creo5 preferred.
  • Actively Participate in Design Reviews. Review designs with other Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales, and Marketing personnel as well as equipment users to ensure that designs meet all requirements.
  • Prepare and present written, oral visual material to support proposals, presentations, design reviews and written reports.
  • Develop cost estimates for proposed projects which include labor and material costs.
  • Plan perform or direct and document experiments to prove design performance.  Deal with work-processes, optimization methods, and risk management tools in such projects.  

Other duties and responsibilities

  • High Temp material selection – A ceramics background would be a plus, along with corrosion experience.
  • The understanding of Heat Transfer & Thermodynamics, including phase transitions & chemical reactions.
  • Project Management skills, or willing to be trained in this subject.
  • Provide the ability to bring together component or sub-systems.
  • Some travel may be required.

Skills and knowledge, education

  • Understanding of sheet metal and machined part fabrication practices and documentation standards.
  • Strong ability to work with others and be an active part of a cross functional team.
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 4 - 6 years of experience as an Engineer I or similar role