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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: California
Reference: #1389
Contact name: Mark Ainscough
Contact email:
Published: 5 months ago

Job description

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Location: California
Salary: Competitive
Industry: Additive Manufacturing

An innovative additive manufacturing business who are disrupting traditional manufacturing processes with their material and system portfolio, are hiring a full-time Senior Mechanical Engineer who will work with the R&D team to develop the latest equipment and explore industry.

You will be responsible for proof-of-concept evaluation; prototype development; system testing and characterization of mechanical and electro-mechanical subsystems. Applicants should have a thorough understanding of mechanics, thermodynamics, and dynamics for industrial equipment with hands-on experience.   


  • Create and maintain design and test documentation

  • Support final product design including testing and certification

  • Support applications and service/support teams with customer issues

  • Support contract manufacturer with product builds and training

  • Schedule and complete tasks on time with minimal supervision

Necessary Qualifications & Experience:

  • BSME or similar degree with 7+ years product development experience

  • 5+ years’ experience with 3D CAD design and finite element analysis (Solidworks preferred)

  • Experience with mathematical modeling of mechanics/dynamics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer.

  • Ability to lead and mentor less experienced team members on proper engineering practices

  • Complete life-cycle experience of an industrial machinery

  • Strong communication skills and a desire to work in small, dynamic team

  • Must be able to manage multiple projects under tight time constraints

  • Open to travel to support manufacturing and first machine deployments

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States and will not now or in the future require sponsorship by the employer

Desirable Experience:

  • MSEE or similar

  • Experience in use and design of servo control and industrial equipment

  • Knowledge in additive manufacturing processes and equipment.

  • Experience designing for Compliance requirements, including safety certifications

  • Experience with Matlab

  • Experience with scripting-level coding

Click apply or speak to Mark Ainscoughfor the full details.

T: +44 (0)1257 244743


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