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Mechanical Engineer - Antenna

Vancouver, Washington | Direct Hire

Post Date: 09/21/2017 Job ID: 17542 Industry: Engineering

Position Title:  Mechanical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Vancouver  Washington for an experienced Mechanical  Engineer including: 

Job Requirements:               
  • 4+ years’ experience in Antenna/RF Mechanical Design and Manufacturing.               
  • Understanding of Mechanical Design Principles, the ability to improve current designs, an understanding of drafting principles, dimensioning and tolerancing as it relates to Antenna and RF industry.  Required technical knowledge includes product design, working knowledge of material selection including metals and non-metals and technical knowledge of design software, such as SolidWorks.  Possess an understanding of component manufacturing techniques, such as injection molding, machining and assembly; the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.  Knowledge of Antenna Manufacturing and Design is required.             
  • Experience with designing and testing RF products. Design of custom calibration standards. Must be able to assist the production line by making jigs, fixing machines when needed and must be able to operate 3D printers, LPKF, CNC and Milling machines. Must be proficient in PowerPoint and Excel to generate reports and maintain equipment, provide data for quality system process.

Job Qualifications:
  • Design, evaluate and test new products
  • Support customers on antenna projects from R&D phase through mass production.  Responsible for modeling and tradeoffs for critical mechanical design parameters.
  • Work closely with RF Design engineers to ensure that electrical design intent is captured in robust, manufactural product designs.
  • Provide plant support on new and existing designs, including resolution of quality issues.
  • Create and maintain documentation forms such as ECNs, AVLs, and BOMs.
  • Provide timely updates of critical project information to customers and internal departments
  • Perform design calculations and platform/material selection
  • Conduct lab evaluations of design
  • Prepare drafting designs and related documentation
  • Interface to global proto and production material suppliers
  • Brainstorming possible structures and manufacturing methods
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required.
  • Other duties as required
  • Work with Program Manager to ensure cost targets are achieved and cost analysis is accurate

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 

Laura Garcia

I am a recruiter who works with people over the span of their careers. I have worked in Technical staffing for 17 years in the Puget Sound area primarily as well as nationally. I specialize in working with Technical/Engineering professionals in any area of Hardware or Software product development. I listen to what you are looking for, I am honest, forthright in giving feedback, and responsive and communicative through the hiring process. I am passionate about putting Vets back to work and Minorities in Engineering roles.

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