Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Avionic Instruments LLC
Avenel, NJ, United States

Phone: 732-7821-1250
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Senior Mechanical Engineer


Avenel, NJ 

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Job Description:

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for supporting and creating mechanical designs, drawings and some PCB designs in support of new product development and product improvements. The candidate will be required to architect innovative Power Electronic Packaging Designs for the aerospace industry. The candidate should be an expert in thermal and stress simulation tools to validate designs. Furthermore, the candidate will be expected to lead design programs and mentor Junior Mechanical Engineers.
            Key Responsibilities:
In this role the incumbent’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
  1. Mechanical design and electronics packaging of switch mode power supplies, inverters, battery backup power, frequency converters and voltage regulators.
  2. Work with Electrical and Electro-Mechanical Engineers to make critical part placement on PCB assemblies.
  3. Designs overall mechanical packaging.
  4. Create required assembly drawings and wire lists / diagrams
  5. Performs design verification and tolerance checking.
  6. Run analysis (thermal and stress) to validate design.
  7. Create required outline / top assembly drawings for both products and sales proposals.
  8. Create detail drawings for use by outside vendors to make per print fabricated parts.
  9. Manage Vibration testing for unit Qualification Units.
  10. Prepare for and participate in Design Reviews.
  11. Instruct production line assemblers on drawing content as required.
  12. Consult with production engineering in the design of fixtures required for assembly.         
  13. Generation, revision, and maintenance of engineering drawings and parts lists.
  14. Consult with ILS department to develop assembly drawings compatible with Component Maintenance Manuals.
  15. Assist Manufacturing Engineers with transfer of Units from Engineering to Manufacturing.
  16. Participate in product cost reductions by looking for, and validating alternate parts.

The successful candidate will have a background which includes the following demonstrable experience, skills and education:
  1. Education: B.S.M.E (required) M.S.M.E (preferred)
  2. Work Experience: Minimum 10 years design.
  3. Must be able to use Thermal and Stress Simulation tools (FlowTherm, Ansys, etc.)
  4. Highly motivated self-starters with a desire to win.
  5. Comfortable with being held accountable for results.
  6. Demonstrated Power Electronic Packaging for Aerospace applications.
  7. Experience with Solidworks CAD Tool Package.
  8. Be able to design and encompass all aspects of Power Electronics Packaging with emphasis on thermal and weight optimization.
  9. Good writing and Documentation Skill.
Ensure compliance with applicable processes and procedures during the course of daily job function.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, reach with arms and hands, climb stairs, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 lbs.
Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time and an air-conditioned and heated office. The noise level is occasionally high.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performance by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Avionic Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages the application of female, minority, disabled and veteran candidates. Due to the potential for exposure to ITAR controlled data, the incumbent in this role must be a US Person (US Citizen or US Permanent Resident).  Interested candidates should submit their resume and salary requirements.