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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Kirkland, WA 98033

Posted: 09/04/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Hardware Job Number: 18826


Position Title: Mechanical Engineer

Position Description: Protingent has an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer for our client in Bellevue, WA.

Job Requirements:
  • Perform research for product development purposes and then complete design and development in such areas as mechanical structure, weatherproofing, thermal and EMI management for antenna and microwave components
  • Apply completed research to plan, design and develop mechanical or electro-mechanical systems, instruments and/or controls
  • Conduct feasibility studies and test new modified designs
  • May direct support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication 
  • Hands on engineering work utilizing standard techniques, processes and procedures typically utilized in product development
  • Conduct feasibility studies and test new modified designs
  • Independently devise new approaches and solutions to solve problems
  • Review work at appropriate milestones to ensure that overall objectives are being met

Job Qualifications:
  • 5-8+ years of mechanical engineering experience for outdoor telecommunications or wireless product enclosures
  • Previous experience as a Mechanical Engineer, Packaging Engineer, Electronics Packaging Engineer or related title
  • A BS or MS in mechanical engineering or related degree with relevant experience
  • Excellent 3D CAD/PDM/PLM skill set – Solidworks preferred, Creo/Pro-Engineer acceptable. Arena experience a plus
  • Experience in Electro-Mechanical sackaging
  • Experience dealing with thermal, EMI, vibration and contamination issues
  • Hands-on experience with machining, sheet metal design/fabrication, soft tooling processes
  • Ability to multi-task, work quickly, accurately and communicate effectively with team members 
  • Experience creating complete design/documentation packages for production 
  • Ability to work in a team setting to carry a design from concept to manufacturing
  • Talent for troubleshooting design issues as they arise
  • Ability to prototype models in order to evaluate new concepts and reduce risk
  • Works independently and as part of a team
  • Fluency in both written and oral English. Ability to prepare clear and concisely written reports and presentations
  • Able to organize design reviews and lead technical discussions
  • Good working knowledge of DFM, FMEA, FEA and geometric tolerancing

Preferred Qualifications:
  • RF antenna/radio product development experience
  • Manufacturing experience in high volume (100, 000/year) production
  • Plastics selection and molded part design experience
  • Experience project managing mechanical design projects
  • Opto-mechanical experience
  • CAE experience/capabilities (both structural and thermal desired – Ansys experience a plus)
  • Design of experiments 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.

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