160282, Mechanical Engineer -
Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Region: CA-Southern California - San Diego
City: San Diego
Duration: 6-12 mo
Description: Work in a multi-disciplinary group in Rancho Bernardo with other Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Control Engineers, Software Engineers and applied physicists to produce designs and prototype hardware for internal and external customers.
•Demonstrates strong analytical-based design skills, performing trade studies, developing conceptual designs, and maturing those designs into the production phase, often in an environment where requirements are often changing.
•Demonstrates a deep understanding of structural design, materials selection, appropriate selection and application of stress criteria, write technical reports, generate process documentation, participate in vendor selection, and provide manufacturing oversight
•Provides direction to manufacturing, test, subcontracts staff or technician staff
•Leads the coordination on all activities between design engineering, Quality Assurance, procurement, program office, planning, configuration management, vendor and customer
•Reviews documents findings and implement solutions and communicates results to engineering staff
•Advises management/engineering staff and the program office of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential design/production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed.
•Works with manufacturing engineering and project management to resolve any design related issue impacting production and to improve product design.
•Provides technical evaluations to support procurement decisions.
•Supports and resolves issues and problems at the test site to support test schedule
•Develops procurement documents and specifications, Statement of Work (SOW) documents and proposals support for engineered components and assemblies.
•Mentors junior level engineers.
Must possess the ability to develop and communicate new concepts; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems. Must have strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one or more engineering areas; capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact and, lead a team of moderately experienced professional employees on single component projects. Able to work extended hours as required. A Professional Engineering License and original work published in professional engineering journals are desirable.
Requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; six or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, four or more years of experience with a masters degree, or two or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
Melody Mullins at firstname.lastname@example.org
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