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Mechanical Engineer in Redmond, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/30/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Redmond, WA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to fill an opening on the Product Development Team. The position is targeted to a technically strong team player able to thrive in all aspects of mechanical design for high performance networking products.

Mechanical Engineer

Location - Redmond

Pay – DOE

Job Summary:

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be working in a fast-paced environment with the Product Development Team.  Responsibilities include complex and/or difficult assignments and projects; often times a portion of a major project or an entire project of lesser complexity.  The successful applicant must possess a working knowledge of various aspects of mechanical design; such as 3D modeling, sheet metal design, Design for Manufacturability (DFM), and Bill of Material (BOM) optimization. 

Primary Duties:

• Translate product requirements into mechanical designs

• Lead or contribute to mechanical solutions as a part of a team or working independently

• Build, analyze, optimize, and refine mechanical prototypes to create robust products

• Resolve design defects and issues

• Work closely with Engineers to integrate PCBs, cables, and optical components into products

• Produce conceptual models and drawings

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or 10-years of experience (or a combination of education, training, or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of this position)

• Proficient in Solidworks 3D CAD Software

• Word processing and spreadsheet software sufficient to perform and report on the duties

• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills

• Considerable knowledge of sheet metal packaging solutions

Desired Skills and Attributes:

• Experience designing 1U & 2U Chassis for commercial networking products or servers.

• Experience designing hot-swappable mechanical components such as controller boards and fan units

• Experience with airflow analysis, vent holes, baffles, heatsinks, etc.

• Experience with modular systems and product design

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.