Mechanical Engineer in Tigard, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 2/15/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Tigard, OR
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Job Description

Sr Mechanical Engineer

This company located in Portland, Oregon which is a leading supplier of small, rugged, and modular networking solutions primarily to the DoD is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer for a full-time, direct opportunity. The company’s 400 series product line has become a ‘de-facto’ standard for deployed IP communications in the US Army and USMC.  A series of wins over the last 3 years has resulted in significant growth in this business. The company is a leading provider of Hardware, Software, and Integrated Solutions for advanced tactical communication systems worldwide. Innovation, creativity and quality is built into our DNA and we offer a rewarding environment in which our employees can thrive.

The selected candidate with be the lead design engineer. Conceptual design, 3D modeling, Piece part and Assembly level drawings. Engineering project management. Vendor and internal department liaison. Develop product design schedules and cost estimates. Support engineering releases and revisions. Support development testing and validation. Analyze failures and recommend corrective action. Hands on prototype validation.  Development of corporate engineering standards and processes. Performance requires physical attendance and may require limited travel. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess advanced 3D CAD and mechanical design. SolidWorks experience is ideal. Possess over 10 years of advanced design of mechanical/ electro-mechanical assemblies, embedded industry preferred. Over 5 years of senior product design experience. Design of sheetmetal, machined parts, cable assemblies, and/or harnesses

Working knowledge of fasteners, press-in hardware, adhesives and assembly methods. Knowledge of materials (aluminum, plastics, copper …) and finishes (anodizing, painting, plating…). Basic structural and fluid dynamics. Basic thermal and airflow calculations. Knowledge in designing for thermal / vibration /shock applications. Understanding of product design for outdoor, dynamic or harsh environments. Military product design highly desirable. Familiarity with MIL standards. Strong preference to experience with MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461. Knowledge of experience in Injection molding, Thermoform, Casting and other high-volume production methods desirable.

Experience with cable harnesses, wiring and cable management products and cable drawings. Experience with specifying or selecting wire size, wire type, terminals and crimping requirements, electrical terminations.  Knowledge of UL requirements for safety of electronic assemblies is desirable. Ability to develop test plans, fixtures and conduct in-house systems and basic testing. Support activities at external testing facilities (thermal, vibration, shock, EMI). Knowledge or experience in basic PCB layout and design desirable.  Experience with ISO 9001 or AS9100 quality management system desirable. Strong engineering skills with internal team project management duties. Ability to multi-task and manage various project related duties. Ability to determine/initiate tasks. Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and implement solutions for near and long-term resolution. Conduct internal design reviews and interface directly with customer or internal departments regarding product requirements and details. Hands on involvement with manufacturing group evaluating prototypes of new products and implementing improvements in the design for manufacturability.

Ability to work with component vendors and outside manufacturing contractors to resolve process and design issues. Knowledge of Bill of Materials structure and documentation standards (ANSI Y14.5). Check engineering drawings and evaluate tolerances. Create assembly and part drawings. Proficient with Microsoft suite of applications: Excel, Project, PowerPoint. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Accuracy and attention to detail is a must. Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer