Mechanical Engineer 2 in Seattle, WA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

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Job #:  1026695

Mechanical Engineer
Apex systems the 2nd largest staffing firm in the nation is currently seeking a creative and insightful Mechanical Engineer to join my client’s AR/VR team. This position is located in the Seattle, WA, and is a great opportunity to advance your technical career with an industry leader!
Please send all qualified resumes to Joe Measell (Network/Infrastructure Recruiter) at
  • Develop structures, mechanisms, and solutions for next-generation consumer virtual reality hardware.
  • Take the lead exploring and refining major elements of the consumer.
  • Rift through hands-on, iterative prototyping, while working with a team of diverse, top engineers.
  • Refine selected designs and coordinate with manufacturing experts during the production process.
  • Design and develop new VR/AR hardware products
  • Own engineering activities for components or subassemblies from definition and creation, through design for manufacture and production.
  • Implement sound engineering processes and systematic approaches, while solving diverse design and manufacturing challenges.
  • Contribute to the creation of technical specifications including component and subassembly 2D technical drawings
  • Engineer parts and mechanisms that retain design intent and function according to specs.
  • Test and evaluate design components for manufacturability and structural integrity.
  • Coordinate with manufacturing experts to optimize part design and production processes, including assembly line set-up.
  • Support production throughout the manufacturing process to realize your designs.
  • Collaborate with designers and other engineering disciplines to identify challenges and offer solutions

Must Have:
  • 4+ years of previous experience designing consumer electronics, medical or similar products
  • 1+ years of Unigraphics NX
  • 3D and 2D CAD experience
  • Knowledge in mechanical fundamentals: Can speak to material properties, moment analysis, mechanical aptitude
  • Familiar w/ manufacturing knowledge and experience specifically with plastic injection molding (needs to be able to design a plastic part that can be tooled)

Nice to have:
  • PCB and FPC design experience including ECAD exchange process
  • Background driving China-based vendors remotely and in-person
  • Manufacturing knowledge and experience specifically with plastic injection molding, stamping, and die casting Experience building part and assembly prototypes in the shop

    Education: Bachelor's degree required; graduate degree preferred


•Please note that as a contract employee with Apex Systems, you'd be eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts/Perks and our Referral Program.

EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.