Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/24/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Mechanical Engineer

Seattle, WA

This company in south Seattle, WA which builds expresso machines is seeking a Mechanical Engineer for a full-time, direct opportunity. The company creates coffee brewing equipment that changes the way people think about and enjoy coffee.

The selected candidate will integrate new and existing technologies into products to drive new product introduction process and cost reductions for existing products. Help develop controlled product specification documents. Write and execute test plans for the verification and validation of designs.

Provide support for validation of new vendors and manufacturing processes. Work with stakeholders to define and describe functional requirements for embedded firmware. Serve as internal SME for all sub-systems of products:  thermodynamic, hydraulic, electro-mechanical, etc. Create CAD documentation for internal and external partners as directed. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess at least 3 years minimum Mechanical design engineering experience.  Durable  Consumer goods experience preferred. Experience building CAD models, assemblies and drawings in Solidworks or Creo in a PDM / PLM environment. Design for manufacture. 

Knowledge of manufacturing processes  - sheetmetal fabrication, investment casting, plastic injection molding, welding is highly desirable. Familiarity with a variety of engineered materials and their applications and limitations. Electrical design skills. Good understanding of circuits. Need to understand how to read and draw electrical schematics.

Basic understanding of power electronics and best practices, i.e. wire gauge sizing, insulation classes. Familiarity with UL / CB certification processes is a bonus. Knowledge of software development process a plus. Strong project management skills are needed. Familiarity with ERP systems like SAP.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer