Senior Mechanical Engineer I

L-3 Power Paragon is a worldwide leader in the engineering, development, manufacturing and integration of power conversion and distribution systems for defense, governmental and advanced industrial applications. Our company's power conversion, power conditioning and power protection solutions can be found in a wide range of demanding military and commercial environments around the world
The Senior Mechanical Engineer interprets specifications and other requirements, performs complex analysis, design, plans, estimates tasks, directs the execution of detail design and ensures appropriate documentation on projects. You will evaluate and integrate cost effective design, producibility, and manufacturing practices into mechanical designs. You will work directly with all engineering supporting disciplines to establish product concepts and carries ideas through final product design. Coordinate and review the work of designers and drafters assigned to the program.
Your day to day activities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Reviews and interprets specifications and requirements to determine structural, thermal and critical safety characteristics/considerations for mechanical designs.
Supports other mechanical engineers and drafters in conceptual designs and the preparation of mechanical drawings. Reviews and approves project documentation, change requests, etc.
Performs conceptual designs to meet project objectives, cost, and schedule.
Will be responsible for all phases of designs from concept through prototype manufacture and production.
Performs feasibility studies to reconcile project requirements with proposed designs.
Estimates material and labor costs for proposed designs and proposals.
Designs cooling systems for new and updated products.
Prepares and is responsible for project budget/schedule adherence.
Performs packaging and mechanical design of power conversion equipment.
Assists in cost estimates and interfaces with suppliers of components/sub-systems.
Conducts thermal, structural and tolerance analysis.
Strong knowledge of material and hardware selection including welding, fabrication practices, and machining tolerances to complete a cost-effective design. Knowledge of military and commercial standards pertaining to design, testing, hardware, material, and processes a must.
Interfaces with customers, vendors, and production to develop product requirements and solutions.
Supports the manufacturing build and qualification testing requirements as needed.
Responsible for maintaining Computer Aided Engineering/Design skills in support of the mechanical engineering and design functions.
Your education/experience includes:
Bachelor's degree (BSME) from four-year college or university; and minimum 8 years related experience and/or training.
Knowledge of Navy/Military environmental qualification testing.
Knowledge of Mil-Specifications and contracting.
Skilled in finite element analysis.
Good communication skills.
Experience using 3-D CAD software tools in design function. Autodesk Inventor, or equivalent modeling software (solid modeler) experience a must.
Able to obtain DOD security clearance.
We offer a commitment to work/life balance along with a competitive compensation package that includes:
9/80 Work Week with Every Other Friday Off
December Holiday Shutdown
Onsite Company Restaurant Serves Breakfast and Lunch
Medical, Dental, Vision, Education Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K
Turn your interest into action - apply today!
For additional information please visit http://www.powerparagon.com/
Power Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer ? minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

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