Sr. Mechanical Engineer of Product Development

Location: Barrington, Illinois
Department: Azzur Solutions, LLC

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop cost effective, manufacturable parts and assemblies that meet engineering and marketing specifications.
  • Design, construct, and test feasibility models, prototypes and special test fixtures, as necessary for proof-of-principle and design verification.
  • Create 3D models and detailed drawings using Solidworks CAD while adhering to best practices for managing product data files.
  • Perform engineering analysis to ensure parts and assemblies will meet the need of intended applications with adequate performance margins.
  • Investigate problems, determine root causes, and design permanent solutions, implementing them within the established EC process.
  • Prepare reports and other written documentation to communicate findings to others.
  • Communicate and interface within cross-functional team to achieve product realization, from initial concept through to release for manufacture.
  • Keep abreast of technological advances in mechanical engineering, both generally and those with potential applicability to pump and other fluid handling products.
  • Apply current techniques and tools to improve design time, cost, reliability and functionality.
  • Assist other departments in the resolution of design related problems that arise during production.
  • Manage 3rd Party Vendors assisting with development efforts.
  • Provide mechanical engineering expertise to Purchasing to assist in the procurement of mechanical components.
  • Fulfill responsibilities under ISO 9001 and 14001; understand and fully support ISO system.
  • On small scale programs serve as Project Manager following clients Phase Gate Development Procedure.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelor or Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ABET accredited university)

Experience:

  • At least 6 years of current or recent experience in mechanical system product design

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High-volume product design experience
  • Solid understanding of engineering mechanics, machine design, materials, geometric tolerancing, fabrication processes (Injection molding, diecasting, etc) and electronics packaging.
  • Advanced Solid modeling CAD experience (Solidworks a plus).
  • Finite Element Analysis and/or dynamic simulation software experience.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, efficiently works under pressure, within deadlines or other time essential constraints
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to clearly and concisely communicate to all levels of the organization
  • Strong work ethic and an ability to excel within a rapidly changing and growing organization

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