Jr. Mechanical Engineer

Jr. Mechanical Engineer

Work Location: Fremont, CA

Job type:

Posted: 12/10/2014

Salary: DOE

Job Description

  • Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification.

Job Responsibilities

  • Quickly and accurately create Solidworks models and drawings from supplied reference examples.  Attention to detail combined with efficiency and speed is critical.
  • Aggressively pursue knowledge about various product types and systems in order to understand how to create product that adheres to company design rules and drawing standards such as ASME GD&T.
  • Use enterprise resource management (ERP) software for part number and BOM creation. 
  • Quickly and accurately perform Engineering Change Orders (ECO's).
  • Work independently to get multiple simultaneous projects into production while keeping a balanced schedule.
  • Interface with the Applications Engineering department to receive project specifications and participate in the design review process. 
  • Use knowledge and experience with hands-on manufacturing methods to model products that adhere to design for manufacture and design for assembly practices.
  • Assist with achieving general department goals
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Candidate must have a minimum of a BS in Mechanical Engineering or any related field. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. 
  • Basic hands-on fabrication experience is desired.
  • Two + years CAD experience is desired and preference will be given for candidates with official Solidworks certification.
  • He/she must be capable of understanding mechanism design, dimensioning complex geometry, measurement standards, and have a general understanding of force deflection, materials science, thermodynamics, refrigeration and heat transfer.
  • The candidate must have very good oral, written and interpersonal communications skills. 
  • Enthusiasm is highly valued, as is the ability to adapt quickly in a dynamic and demanding work environment.  She/he must be proficient in the use of CAD software (preferably Solid Works) and be familiar with the machining process
  • Candidate should be self-started, disciplined and willing to work with a flexible work schedule.
Additional Qualification Requirement:
  • Participation in technical societies such as ASME, SME, SAE, SWE & others is highly desirable (particularly a leadership role).