Mechanical Engineer Strategic Polymer Sciences, Inc.
We are looking for talented Mechanical Engineers to perform duties requiring the application of mature professional engineering knowledge. The ideal candidate would have a scope for individual accomplishment and coordination of difficult assignments. The Senior Mechanical Engineer deals with problems for which it may be necessary to modify established guides and devise new approaches highlighting the potential risks and benefits of the modification.
Specific Job Requirements:
Ability to solve advanced technical problems relevant to haptic/HID actuator devices.
Understanding of structural dynamics, and analytical and computational analysis methods for characterizing structural dynamics.
Working knowledge of vibration measurements using accelerometers and laser Doppler vibrometers, and knowledge of electro-active materials (i.e. piezoceramic, electroactive polymers, etc.).
Working experience with FEA software (preferably MSC.Marc Mentat) and SolidWorks CAD software.
Working experience with Matlab and Labview are a plus.
Working experience with rapid prototyping and other fabrication techniques for realizing designs as hardware, and the ability to work in a fabrication shop with machine tools.
Desire and ability to apply new engineering approaches and techniques to the design and development of innovative products and processes.
Ability to make accurate and feasible engineering and business judgments.
Understanding of intellectual property (IP) processes and ability to translate technical ideas into IP claims.
Demonstrates the desire to contribute to the success of the business objectives.
Employees Supervised/Directed: the ideal candidate may also be responsible for the planning, directing, coordinating, and supervising the work of other the work of other technical staff.
Ability to manage complex engineering projects
Detail oriented and accurate
Analytical/problem solving personality
Cooperative and willing to assist others
Ability to multi-task and manage tasks with changing priorities
Positive, can-do personality
Proficient in MS Office
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to work in a diverse office environment
Education and Experience:
BS, MS, or Ph. D. degree in a relevant engineering discipline with 3 plus years of engineering experience in a professional environment or the equivalent.
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