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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Posted: 04/11/2024 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 84725

Job Description

As a key member of the team, your primary responsibility will be leading the design and prototype development of the EDM, taking ownership of all mechanical engineering aspects associated with it.


Job Requirements

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Enhance EDM design: Evaluate past EDM test data, identify short-comings in design and propose enhancements with a focus on safety, efficiency, reliability and manufacturability.
  • Collaborative Design Optimization: Work with electrical and thermal engineers, as well as material and component suppliers, to understand practical design constraints, recognizing and communicating trade-offs.
  • Contribute to EDM roadmap: Partner with the team lead to contribute to cost and performance roadmaps.
  • Lead Prototyping: Collaborate with the engineering team and supply chain to oversee the development and construction of EDM prototypes.
  • Prototype Testing: Collaborate with test engineers to plan and schedule field-testing of EDM prototypes.
 
Key Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, or equivalent.
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience working as a mechanical engineer.
  • Expert-level proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD), preferably SolidWorks, including PDM management.
  • Experience with rapid prototyping of parts.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with strong verbal and written communication skills.
 
Additional Qualifications Desired
  • Graduate degree in mechanical engineering, materials science or equivalent.
  • Experience designing equipment for high-temperature (> 400 C) environments.
  • Experience designing and assembling actively cooled equipment.
  • Experience with carbon-based materials like graphite or carbon composites.
  • Familiarity with actively cooled power electronics.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with thermal and electrical engineers.
 
Work Location:  Onsite - Sunnyvale, CA
Salary Range: $165,000 - $215,000 USD
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