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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Seattle, WA 98101 | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 07/17/2018 Job ID: 18656 Industry: Hardware

Position Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Position Description: Our Seattle client is looking to bring on a Sr. Mechanical Engineer with  5+ yrs. ME Design and thermal analysis experience in consumer electronics.  Solid PM experience with vendor management or contracts overseas is  not required but could substitute some technical requirements  for consideration.

Job Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field with a strong product development  
  • focus. MS preferred. 
  • 5+ years of experience of Mechanical Design in consumer electronics. 
  • Thermal Analysis (ideally high current or high voltage exp.
  • Extensive plastic mold and sheet metal design experience. 
  • Experience leading the full product development process from concept to manufacturing. 
  • CAD design experience in SolidWorks (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of high- and low- volume manufacturing processes. 

Nice to Have:
  • Experience with designing consumer electronics for mass production, DFM. 
  • Familiarity with, and designing to, UL standards  or lighting controls a major plus. 
  • NPI Eng. experience
  • Contract experience  or  PM / vendor management overseas highly desired - solid  experience could replace 50% of the technical requirements for consideration.

Major Responsibilities: 
  • Develop new Smart Home products. 
  • Interact with cross-functional leads (EE, Product Management, Compliance and Manufacturing) to  ensure Mechanical Design meets Product Requirements. 
  • Drive Mechanical Design and Program schedule from concept phase to production, including FMEAs,  DFM, tool design, etc. 
  • Perform onsite NPI functions such as FAI & tool bring-up at factories. 
  • Mentor junior Mechanical Engineers. 

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.



Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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