Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

 

Job Title:                   Mechanical Design Engineer

Reports to:                Engineering Manager

Supervises:               None

Position Type:          Exempt

Date:                          March 31, 2020

 

Summary:

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for design and development of new products, taking them from a concept through the manufacturing process.

 

Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following, other duties may be assigned

  • Develops mechanical and electromechanical products by:
    • Studying customer requirements
    • Researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials
    • Soliciting observations from Operations
  • Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components
  • Assures product quality by designing and utilizing testing methods for finished- product and manufacturing system capabilities
  • Evaluates mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs; applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials
  • Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Accurately estimate budget and scope of projects
  • Prepare product reports and documentation for product qualification and product changes
  • Actively engage with customers to develop products

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Proven working experience in product development of mechanical or electromechanical assemblies
  • Strong creativity and analytical skills in design
  • Proficient in 3D solid modeling (Solid Works, Autodesk or other)
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical knowledge
  • Experience working directly with customers
  • Ability to work collaboratively internally in a team environment
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Excellent prioritization and project development skills
  • Familiar with product lifecycle management (PLM)
  • Hands on experience with CAM and CAE software

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering required (Master’s preferred)

 

Success Criteria:

30 Days:

  • Become proficient with both Autodesk Inventor and solid printing equipment
  • Working on at least 1 new manufacturing improvement program
  • 90 Days:
  • Operating from a weekly status sheet on new product development projects
  • Completed at least 1 new manufacturing improvement program
  • Established relationships with new suppliers who support our Tool, Die and Injection Molding needs
  • 180 Days:
  • Have first fully functional, 100% Able produced Cambridge product
  • 100% replacement of existing Cambridge manufacturing tooling as it pertains to the oven heating process.

 

Able Coil & Electronics is a full-service electromagnetic design and manufacturing company serving a wide range of industries including commercial, music, medical, laser, aerospace, communications, automotive, and military products.

Since 1969 Able Coil & Electronics has manufactured precision-wound coils, toroids, transformers, solenoids, cable and connector harnesses, and many other electrical assemblies.