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Mechanical Design Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98007

Posted: 08/23/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Hardware Job Number: 18793

Position Title:  Mechanical Design Engineer


Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity with our client in Bellevue, Washington for an experienced  Mechanical Design Engineer.

Job Requirements:
  • Perform engineering calculations and analyses to model and predict component/subsystem performance, including mechanical stress analysis, thermal analysis, steady-state and transient analysis, mechanical joint design, statistical tolerance stack analysis, etc
  • Perform first order hand calculations of the analysis tasks prior to conducting FEA analysis as necessary
  • Perform tolerance analysis as required to ensure intended assembly performance
  • Utilize laboratory and field test data to correlate and validate analytical models
  • Interface closely with the multidisciplinary experimental and computational teams to iterate on designs and validate models
  • Create fabrication drawings for component/sub-system and other mechanical assemblies
  • Play a role in the evaluation of next-generation designs and communicate parametric trade-offs and engineering constraints to the R&D and Engineering teams

Job Qualifications:
  • Master’ s Degree in Physics or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years of mechanical design engineering experience
  • 3+ years of design and analysis of thermal systems experience
  • Solid understanding of heat transfer (conduction, convection, and radiation) and mechanics of materials
  • Good knowledge of mechanical systems and CAD
  • Hands-on experience using CAD tools (SolidWorks preferred) in the creation of complex  mechanical models, fabrication drawings and assembly drawings
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with thermal CFD and FEA using analysis tools such as Solidworks and ANSYS
  • Experience with utilizing laboratory and field test data to correlate and validate analytical models
  • Familiarity with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and its application toward the creation of fabrication drawings for mechanical parts
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work as part of a highly collaborative, dynamic, and diverse team

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with performing thermal design analyses for high-temperature processes and applications
  • Experience with performing thermal & mechanical modeling of braze assembly components
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Experience working in a startup environment
  • Automotive, oil/gas, energy, aerospace and/or defense industry experience

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.

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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