Mechanical Design Engineer, Memphis, TN
New product development/design. Modify/redesign existing products. Validate designs with FEA.
- New Product Design: Lead the conceptualization, design, and development of new products from ideation to production, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams.
- Existing Design Modification: Adapt and modify existing designs to meet the requirements of commercial projects, incorporating innovative solutions to enhance product performance and market competitiveness.
- CAD Expertise: Utilize your advanced proficiency in SolidWorks to create detailed and accurate 3D models, assemblies, and engineering drawings.
- Finite Element Analysis (FEA): Conduct FEA simulations to evaluate and validate design performance, ensuring design integrity and optimal functionality.
- Analysis and Testing: Perform analysis and testing of product performance in both field and laboratory settings, making recommendations for improvements as needed.
- Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including R&D, sales, manufacturing, and quality assurance, to ensure seamless integration of new designs and successful product launches.
- Manufacturing Support: Provide technical support to the manufacturing facility, addressing design-related issues and collaborating with production teams to ensure successful product assembly and quality.
- Technical Product Support: Provide technical support to the customer and the sales team. This may involve travel to customer locations for in person support of product inspection and training.
- Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field.
- Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in mechanical design engineering.
- Proficiency in SolidWorks for creating complex 3D models, assemblies, and detailed engineering drawings.
- Proficiency with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and simulation tools.
- Knowledge of injection molding, metal forging, heat treatment, and sand-casting processes. Applying this expertise to ensure that designs are optimized for manufacturing.
- Maintain a hands-on approach, assisting with prototype creation, testing, and troubleshooting.
- Strong problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to design challenges.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively in cross-functional teams and present design solutions.
- Detail-oriented, with a high level of accuracy and problem-solving skills.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Proactive and self-motivated, capable of working independently and as part of a team.
- Adaptable and responsive to changing project requirements and priorities.
- Some travel will be required.
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