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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Mountain View, California | Direct Hire

Post Date: 06/15/2017 Job ID: 17072 Industry: Engineering

Position Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Mountain View, CA

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will collaborate with marketing team, Ultrasound BU mechanic engineering team, and other design engineers on the design and development of mechanical components and systems for ultrasound products. The successful candidate will be an experienced and proven, energetic, self-starter, eager to learn, produce and deliver.

  • Participate in overall Systems Architecture coordinating with the Electrical Engineers on tradeoffs and constraints
  • Design parts and assemblies for ultrasound products in multiple manufacturing processes: injection-molded plastics, sheet-metal, castings, machined parts and PCBs/PCAs
  • Translate Industrial Design concepts into real parts – experience with design of complex surfaces
  • Design cooling system and perform thermal analysis for Ultrasound System
  • Work closely with Electrical Engineers to design system cabling
  • Perform tolerance analysis
  • Ensure product features achieve cost, schedule, reliability, thermal, and regulatory/safety goals
  • Support manufacturing and service teams troubleshooting problems and improving testing
  • Work closely with internal and/or external partners to generate all necessary documentation and test plans to ensure that products meet specifications
  • Work with vendors to select appropriate components and materials
  • Maintain  strong  cross-functional relationships to anticipate future design requirements and interfaces

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. (M.S. degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in Mechanical Engineering positions
  • Medical Device design experience preferred – familiarity with FDA regulations a plus
  • Experience with the Product Design Process
  • Experienced with 3D CAD software for part and assembly design and documentation (ProE/Creo preferred)
  • Hands-on experience with standard shop tools – concept mock-ups, prototypes and fixture development
  • Broad understanding of mechanical materials and manufacturing processes
  • Extensive experience with 3D CAD systems (ProE proficiency preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional team oriented approach to work
  • Able to work effectively in a fast paced multi-tasking environment and prioritize appropriately
  • Flexible and adaptable to work in an environment where priorities and tasks can change  on short notice
  • Must be detail oriented with good organizational skills

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.

Gazelle Medina

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent. My specialty is enterprise accounts. I think that there is a right fit job for everyone such as job duties, the company and the culture. I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.

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