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Job Title: Senior Mechanical EngineerLocation: Woburn, MACompany Overview:Our client is an internationally known manufacturer of single board computer products, primarily for the Compact PCI, VME, VPX and Micro TCA bus architectures. Their products are designed and developed totally in-house, and use leading-edge Intel microprocessors and a range of peripheral components. Increasingly, many of their products are designed to be produced in a ruggedized form, to operate in much harsher environments than standard commercial products. They into many different markets around the world, and in particular we have many customers in the telecommunications, aerospace and defense sectors. They operate three development sites in the worldwide with additional sales and technical support offices in the USA and China. The USA development center is recently established in Woburn, MA, and they want to expand their development capability further by adding a Senior Mechanical Engineer to their team.Job Duties:The Senior Mechanical Engineer will provide design and/or support inputs to the electronics hardware and mechanical teams, and also be very involved in the verification stages of product development, as well as providing on-going support to their UK based production team.Among the engineer's responsibilities are the following:Minimum of 5 years of electronics packaging experience designing, developing, documenting and testingboard level and chassis level products.Liaising with the hardware, thermal and PCB design engineers to agree optimal layout and construction of the boards.Developing their mechanical design procedures and practices.Maintaining awareness of new technologies.Acting as technical team leader and mentor to more junior staff.Reporting to the Engineering Director on project progress. Job Requirements:Candidates should be Mechanical Engineering graduates (BS or MS)5+ years of industry experienceBe able to demonstrate practical post graduate involvement in embedded electronic product designProficient working knowledge of SolidWorksIn depth knowledge of solid modelling, drawing, tolerances (GD&T), and change control processes.Familiarity with design for manufacturability in electronics product packaging applications.Design of small or precision mechanical components for high complexity densely packed embedded board level electronic sub-systems or similar environments.Familiarity with surface finishes and plating.Ability to interface well with remote design teams.Ideally, design of conduction cooled electronic packaging (heat frame, custom heat sinks, handles, etc.) for rugged environments.Familiarity with standard form factor designs, e.g. Open VPX (3U and 6U) or VME.Knowledge of VITA standards and MIL-STD-810.Familiarity with shock and vibration testing in general, or of electronic board level systems in particular.Ability to perform structural, modal, and shock and vibration analyses.Experience of team leading at a technical level.Practical, "hands-on" approach to problem solving, with experience using a variety of hand and power tools. In addition to technical skills, the candidate must be independent and self-motivated but also be able to interact with other engineers both locally and overseas. He or she will be the primary point of contact for mechanical issues in the USA so must be able to provide assured and accurate guidance to colleagues, during both the design and testing stages of product development. It is likely that the role will involve occasional travel to the UK, though this is unlikely to be frequent or for long periods. However, it is expected that an initial trip to the UK of about 3 weeks duration will be required for product familiarization.
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