Mechanical Engineer

  • location: Rolling Meadows, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $75,000 - $95,000 per year

job description

Mechanical Engineer

job summary:
Chicago area company that builds security platforms to secure access and authentication solutions across any device: proximity cards, smart cards, mobile credentials and soon solutions for multi-factor authentication. Seeks Mechanical Engineer. Qualified Candidates should have BS Mech. Engineering and 3 years of experience in product development. This is a hybrid home and office work enviroment.

location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
job type: Permanent
salary: $75,000 - 95,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work with development team and external industrial design resources to design, develop, and create mechanics for new products and the modification of existing ones.
  • Develop mechanical prototypes (SLA, 3D printed, CNC) to determine design feasibility.
  • Collaborate with toolers to optimize new part design to minimize tooling and piece part cost.
  • At times of high workload, guide and work with outside designers.
  • Develop test procedures, reports, and work instructions for existing and new assemblies including performance and quality requirements and related test methods.
  • Create new, modify, and maintain 2D prints of mechanical and electromechanical components for engineering, marketing, customer support and supply chain departments.
  • Support test group to design and build test fixtures.
  • Provide technical support for solving product quality problems, conducting root cause analysis studies, and implementing corrective action plans.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of, and adherence to, robust engineering design practices, including: worst case tolerance analysis and Six Sigma.
  • Experience with the latest CAD tools such as PTC Creo 3D or Solidworks.
  • Knowledge of plastic and metal production processing and materials, especially plastic component design and injection molding.
  • Experience with engineering documentation, including detailed drawings, product specifications and BOMs.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills in active product development environments.
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated.
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities.
  • Demonstrated communication, presentation, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with Design For Manufacturability a plus.
  • Experience working with international suppliers is beneficial.

Education and Experience:

  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university.
  • 3 or more years of experience with innovative product development, preferably with electronic products such as plastic housings containing printed circuit boards and connectors.

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Project Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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