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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineering | Ozark, MO | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

Sr. Mechanical Engineer 677301

The Contract ME is expected to have strong knowledge of SolidWorks CAD design and documentation.  Prior experience is a plus on professional audio markets, and a background in transducers, loudspeaker systems, loudspeaker and room interactions, audio signal processing and product manufacturing is a clear advantage.  He/she must be a team player and thrive in an environment of diverse multi-functional teams, across different time zones around the world.  
The successful candidate will regularly engage with people across multiple disciplines including R&D, engineering, manufacturing, support, operations and program management to deliver innovative products to the market and drive increased market share.
Scope and responsibilities:

  • Design loudspeaker products, rigging structures, interconnects and electronic packaging 
  • Create engineering documentation and product bill of material
  • Work in close collaboration with electrical engineers and acoustic researchers 
  • Interface with component, tooling and manufacturing vendors to ensure the ME design meets product development expectations
  • Perform design and analysis of mechanical systems, enclosures and product protective packaging
  • Conduct environmental tests such as thermal, shock and vibration. Issue test reports on findings and analysis
  • Directly support internal or external customers in detailed part design, hands-on prototype fabrication and product evaluation

Requirements:Skills, abilities & experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and 8+ years of hands-on experience in mechanical design and product development 
  • Advanced knowledge of Solidworks CAD  
  • Experience designing with product development tools such as product lifecycle management (PLM) and product design management (PDM)
  • Hands-on knowledge of drafting practices, engineering documentation and change control procedures
  • Experience designing electronic packaging such as industry standard 19-inch rackmount chassis and plastic enclosures.
  • Experience designing for injection molding process, metal stamping, extrusion and metal die casting
  • Experience in design-for-manufacturability, environmental and safety compliance
  • Experience with design or evaluation of product packaging
  • Experience with analytical methods for static, dynamic stress analysis, thermal and fluid dynamics
  • Familiar with instrumentation practices for thermal, stress and vibration and modal analysis
  • Experience working with electrical engineers on PCBs and cable assemblies
  • Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals
  • Material science knowledge with focus on audio products 
  • Knowledge of wood working, machine shop and inspection practices 
  • Proven ability of working hands-on and multitasking
  • Solid written, verbal and technical language proficiency
  • Ability to travel to San Francisco every other month

$30 Per Hour          Ozark, MO 65721       6 Month Assignment