Lead Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
Posted: November 21, 2017
Reference ID: 201701449
Estimate the effort, plan the tasks and propose the time requirement
Conduct product mechanical design to fulfill all the design requirements in terms of performance, quality, cost and project timing. Understand and finalize the mechanical design requirements through communication with customers and/or Product Managers
Prepare the mechanical design concept and product architectures
Conduct the mechanical design and design analysis according to the design requirements and project timing schedule
Create and maintain all the relevant design draws and supporting documents and reports
Create Unit Test spec for design test & validation
Conduct or participate in product mechanical feature test and validation as required according to automotive quality standards.
Report progress to project leader and maintain effective communication with external and internal customers as well as other related functional groups
Provide technical support to sourcing group for mechanical or electromechanical parts/components purchase
Study and evaluate new design technologies, tools and methodologies to maintain and raise the team competency
Lead and support regulatory and compliance testing.
Lead and Project Manage sustaining activities as need arises.
Lead team to monitor contract manufacturers from an Engineering perspective.
BS or ME in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Strong proficiency in Solidworks
Knowledge and Proficiency in Agile PLM or similar system desired
Experience designing injection molded plastic components used for portable or fixed small electronic devices such as conferencing phones, tablets etc.
Experience in mechanical packaging of electrical assemblies for portable or fixed small electronic devices.
Optical design experience with lighting or IR elements
Familiarity with TracePro
Experience in working with tooling vendors for injected plastics molds
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