Title: Mechanical Engineer-Principal
Location: Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
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Hire Type: Direct hire
The Principal Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for the technical oversight of multiple New Product Development (NPD) projects. These NPD projects include the mechanical design, documentation, and specification of electrical machines for both new and existing electric motors/coil/power screw/actuator assemblies.
This position has direct contact with the customers to understand their specification/needs and determine the best solution. The ideal candidate will approach the solutions from a systems standpoint and be capable of leading the project through the design/development process. The candidate would take direction from the engineering manager but needs to be highly autonomous and capable of directing projects from a technical perspective.
The technical mentoring and guidance of other design engineers in the proper design of electric motors, coils, and actuators
2Design lead for marquis NPD design projects
Document and train in design engineering best practices
Developing and executing a standardized method of electrical machine design throughout the department.
Highly skilled at converting customer requirements into electro-mechanical solutions.
Self-starter, capable of maintaining project organization throughout the New Product Development process.
Responsible for CAD component and assembly modeling, drawing package creation and Engineering Specification creation.
Understands the applications and implications of GD&T and its effects on the manufacturability and inspection of the parts.
Able to generate and review tolerance stack-up studies for complex mechanical components and assemblies.
Work with cross-functional NPD project teams as the engineering design lead or design oversight.
Participate in hands on troubleshooting activities, cost-reduction activities, component evaluations, and other manufacturing initiatives.
Collaborates with the test organization to define the testing requirements that align with customer specifications.
Highly adept at organizing projects from initial directives through fabrication, assembly, QC, and initial production. Occasional regional and international travel is required (up to 30%)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience is required.
At least 10 years of experience in design and development with a strong emphasis in the manufacturing process.
Electric machine (motor/generator) design experience is preferred.
Solenoid, electromechanical machine, gear, or power screw design experience is a plus.
Strong materials and finish background preferred.
Experience in Aerospace or Military Industry is a plus.
Minimum of five years of experience doing detailed CAD design; Solidworks preferred.
A working knowledge of stress/strain FEA and thermal analysis packages that are available in SolidWorks is beneficial.
Hands on troubleshooting and design for manufacturability experience
Strong understanding of quality requirements and how inspection requirements based on drawing specifications/tolerances.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information
Source : Sterling Engineering, Inc.