Senior Mechanical Engineer (4 positions) in Tucson, AZ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job #:  1033573

Senior Mechanical Engineer (4 positions available)
Large, international medical device company in Tucson is looking to expand their engineering team!  We offer a professional team to expand your skills and resume while you make contributions to our amazing product line.
Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of design principles, practices and implementation in complex systems and assignments.  General responsibilities include design concept generation, participating in design reviews, development and testing to assess performance against design specification; reliability testing, and assessment of system interactions.  Makes independent decisions.  Assist in the development of manufacturing processes and troubleshooting issues to determine root cause and possible engineering solutions.
-  Practices and mentors in the use of company concepts, policies and procedures, familiar with and follows standard practices.
-  Applies functional expertise routinely on the job.
-  Receives general direction and exercises considerable discretion as to work details.
-  Contributes to the definition and timely achievement of overall project goals.
-  Participates or leads in efforts to define new components, products or processes.
-  Identifies and solves technical challenges.
-  Identifies and implements improvements to work processes.
-  Creates potentially patentable components for systems, or processes.
-  Designs, plans and executes project related tasks.
-  Designs and executes experiments to test hypothesis related to project outcomes.
-  Applies advanced scientific knowledge to projects; determines priorities for experiments.
-  Independently designs and executes experiments.
-  Utilizes DOE as appropriate.
-  Assures experimental quality through sound, independent, experimental design.
-  Participates or leads cross functional technical teams.
-  Establishes interfaces across other organizational groups.
-  Provides technical direction and feedback to others.
-  Teaches others and troubleshoots problems.
-  Participates in project planning, process updates and contributes to experimental design. 
-  Prepares and delivers presentations of project results to others; presents data to larger and more diverse audiences.
-  Monitors work to ensure quality, and continuously promote Quality First Time.

•Proficient in Solidworks, knowledge of GD&T is required

•Preferred Design for Manufacturability, Reliability, and/or Serviceability is strongly preferred.

Excellent technical writing skills, Microsoft Office Suite.
1. The ability to develop and articulate mechanical and instrument requirements based on Customer needs and System Architecture
2. The ability to quickly formulate design solutions (Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical, etc.) to achieve requirements
3. The ability to work hands-on to create useful prototypes to evaluate solution concepts
4. The ability to create and evaluate trade-off criteria in order to select which concept is best suited to solve a particular problem
5. The willingness to take feedback from other team members as to the performance, feasibility, applicability, etc. of a particular design concept, and the ability to incorporate feedback into the design to improve it
6. The willingness to delegate the development and completion of design concepts to other team members, as needed, and the ability to provide meaningful constructive feedback on the designs
7. The ability and communication skills to interact with external design consultants, providing guidance, direction, and feedback as needed, in order to achieve project goals
8. The ability to compile, document, and present, as needed, the design concepts and the design history, rationale, and justification, and the ability to navigate (or learn to navigate) the PLM system for archiving the design history
Education/Experience Requirements:
-  BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and 8 years industry experience
-  MS degree Mechanical Engineering (or other related Engineering discipline if BS is in Mechanical Engineering) and 4 years of related experience required
PhD degree (with one of BS/MS/PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering) and 2 years of related experience required.
Apply today as candidates will go immediate consideration:
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