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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Portland, Oregon | Direct Hire

Post Date: 11/21/2017 Job ID: 17792 Industry: Engineering

Position Title:  Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Portland, OR.  

  • Conceptual design, 3D modeling, Piece part and Assembly level drawings
  • Lead design engineer directing support personnel
  • Engineering project management
  • Vendor and internal department liaison
  • Develop product design schedules and cost estimates
  • Support engineering releases and revisions
  • Support development testing and validation
  • Analyze failures and recommend corrective action
  • Hands on prototype validation
  • Development of corporate engineering standards and processes
  • Performance requires physical attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Advanced 3D CAD and mechanical design. Solidworks experience is essential
  • 10 years of advanced design of mechanical/ electro-mechanical assemblies
  • 5 years of senior product design experience
  • Lead project engineer experience
  • Knowledge of thermal / vibration/shock design
  • Basic structural and fluid dynamics
  • Basic thermal and airflow calculations
  • Design of Sheetmetal, Injection molding, Thermoform and Machined parts, Cable assemblies, PCB design
  • Develop test plans, fixtures and conduct testing (thermal, vibration, shock…)
  • Understanding of product design for outdoor and dynamic environments.  Military product design highly desirable
  • Familiar with Mil-Std-810, Mil-Std 461
  • Working knowledge of fasteners, press-in hardware, adhesives and  assembly methods
  • Knowledge of materials (aluminum, plastics, copper …) and finishes (anodizing, painting, plating…)
  • Experience with cable harnesses, wiring and cable management products
  • Knowledge of UL requirements for safety of electronic assemblies. Wire size, wire type, terminals and crimping requirements, electrical terminations
  • Strong engineering skills with internal team project management duties
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project related duties
  • Ability to determine/initiate tasks and manage/direct workload within the department
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and implement solutions quickly
  • Conduct internal design reviews and interface directly with customer and internal departments regarding product requirements and details
  • Hands on involvement with manufacturing group evaluating prototypes of new products and implementing improvements in the design for manufacturability
  • Ability to work with component vendors and outside manufacturing contractors to resolve process and design issues
  • Knowledge of Bill of Materials structure and documentation standards (ANSI Y14.5)
  • Check engineering drawings and evaluate tolerances
  • Create assembly and part drawings
  • Proficient with Microsoft suite of applications: Excel, Project, PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
  • Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines

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.

Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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