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The Position

Responsible for applying mechanical engineering principles in the product development process of commercial vehicular access solutions from concept ideation, design, prototype, testing, and commissioning to final production.   Participate in a cross-functional Team that owns the action plan to deliver new commercial vehicular access solutions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leading and participating in ideation workshops and other cross functional team workshops intended to develop concept, define design priorities, and determine design performance objectives or goals.

  • Develop new mechanical systems and components utilizing parametric 3D CAD software and the New Product Development process

  • Delivery continuous improvement of existing products and designs in performance improvements or cost savings

  • Perform thorough dimensional and tolerance analysis from concept phase to the final release of the new or redesigned products

  • Analyze mechanical systems' stress, fatigue and vibration utilizing finite element analysis.

  • Develop procedures to validate and test mechanical systems and components, verifying compliance to performance or specification goals.

  • Develop complete design drawing and mechanical specification for manufacturing and supply chain.

  • Directs and coordinates fabrications and installation activities to ensure products and systems conforms to engineering design and customer specifications. 

  • Designs products to interface with machines, hardware, and software.

  • Hands-on work along with plant personnel during product launches and training activities

Skills/Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years of mechanical engineering design & development experience; should include knowledge of manufacturing environment, preferably in consumer durable or packaged goods

  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering and product development principles and practices.

  • Excellent SolidWorks skills

  • Knowledge of design analysis utilizing finite element analysis.

  • Experience with rapid prototype design and build for proof of concept and usability testing.

  • Experience working in cross functional teams.

  • Good problem solving, Six Sigma training a plus. 

  • Computer literate in MS Office products

  • Good written and oral presentation skills – for both internal groups as well as clients and trade groups/ seminars

  • Flexibility and adaptability

  • Action and results oriented

Education Requirements

  • Must have Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

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