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Location:
Lewiston, Maine
Country:
United States
Industry:
Engineering - Architecture/Drafting
Position type:
Full Time
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Reference Number
2019-02972
ID
206464
Job Title:
Mechanical Engineer
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Mechanical Engineer

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a professional, innovative and detailed individual for our Mechanical Engineer position. If you are looking for an opportunity to practice World Class Manufacturing in a creative environment, then this position is for you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Perform the following mechanical engineering functions:
-- assembly design
-- plastic and metal part design
-- tolerance studies
-- design for manufacturability/assembly
-- component selection and specification
-- thermal analysis and design
-- mechanical shock and vibration analysis
2. Qualify and monitor component and custom part vendors.

3. Generate and maintain accurate Bills of Material. Provide accurate labor and material estimates.

4. Review, support, approve and provide recommendations for improvements to documentation, mechanical designs, and manufacturing process design.

5. Write test plans, conduct design tests, and review results.

6. Maintain current and accurate project notebooks.

7. Mentor ME Interns, Designers, and Associate ME’s.

8. Follow and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.

9. Understand. Create. Simplify.

10. Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications
B.S. and/or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
5+ years’ experience, or combined experience and education,  in three or more of the following areas:
-- electromechanical packaging design
-- heat transfer
-- materials and processes
-- mechanics
-- computer-aided design
-- electronic manufacturing techniques
Strong problem solving skills
Strong project management experience
Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to SEL
Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications

5 years of working experience in Solid Modeling (Soild Works or other) 

Automated Machinery Design 

Injection Mold Tooling Design 

Factory Workflow Process Simulation 

Mechatronics design, including safety standards, PLC, pneumatics, and servo applications 

Equipment and qualification specification 

Extensive experience in all facets of design and manufacturing for metal fabrication, including machining, EDM, WEDM, Sheet Metal, Plasma, Water Jet, Weldments, Extrusion, Metal Stamping, and Progressive Die  

Extensive experience in all facets of Plastic processing, design and manufacturing, including injection molding, extrusion, blow molding, RIM, MIM, and 3d printing 

Mold flow Simulation 

Dynamic/Stress/Deflection Analysis 

Solid Works Electrical  

UL electrical, and flammability requirements and compliance 

Polymer Science 

Physical Requirements
None

Location Information

This position is located at SEL’s newest, state of the art manufacturing facility in Lewiston, ID where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of résumé or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail. 

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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