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Mechanical Design Engineer

Exeter, NH

Mechanical Design Engineer Exeter, NH 130K Our client has an opening for a Mechanical Design Engineer. This is a permanent position with great benefits. The Design Engineer is responsible for developing moderately complex sub-system designs for new products as well as design improvements for legacy products. Responsibilities include exercising sound engineering judgment and presenting analysis summaries supporting design decisions. Responsibilities: *Develop innovative mechanical subsystem designs which meet product requirements and cost targets. *Generate and check drawings, ensuring a functional dimensioning scheme, appropriate GD&T, and ASME Y14.5 compliance. *Perform statistical tolerance stack analyses to optimize tolerancing schemes. *Identify QAPs with consideration for tolerance stack contributions and Quality Function/FMECA characteristics. *Independently complete moderately complex, accurate, sub-system analyses using two or more of the following tools: FEA, Motion, CFD, heat transfer, or other software. *Process change orders through the PLM system for the release and revision of parts, assemblies, and SKUs. *Determine appropriate part dispositions and status levels. *Independently generate logical and thorough test plans to evaluate new or modified product designs. *Work with Test Technicians to complete testing as needed. *Compile and analyze test data, formulating plausible hypotheses and rational conclusions. *Generate test reports and formulate recommendations for future action. *Initiate design for manufacturability reviews with teammates, manufacturing engineers, and vendors. *Propose viable methods of reducing part costs. *Evaluate part inspection data and determine the acceptability of non-conformances, providing feedback to suppliers. *Develop and manage Intellectual Property through patent searches, patent applications, and trade studies. *Consistently follow safe firearm handling practices. *Follow all range safety procedures when in any of the range areas. *Actively participate in the continuous improvement of technical information, analytical methods, design practices, and other R&D activities. *Must follow all required Safety and ISO procedures. *Must be able to travel infrequently. Education and/or Experience: *Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. *2+ years of engineering experience working in an R&D environment. *Must be proficient in using CAD software to create parametric solid models and associated drawings (SolidWorks highly preferred). *Experience using a PLM system such as Agile, is preferred. *Must be capable of performing moderately complex analyses such as FEA, kinematic and dynamic motion, CFD, and/or heat transfer. *Must be able to generate clear, fully dimensioned, ASME Y14.5 compliant drawings of complex parts using logical datum structures and functional dimensioning schemes. *Must be familiar with GD&T symbology and standard inspection methods. *Capable of completing complex tolerance stack analyses. *Proficiency with tolerance stack software is preferred. *Must have a basic understanding of manufacturing methods including machining, metal injection molding, plastic injection molding, stamping/fine blanking, extrusion, forging, and casting as well as knowledge in material selection, heat treatment, and coatings. *Must have practical experience with mechanical assembly. *Must be able to define problems, collect data using tools such as HSV, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and propose viable solutions. *Must be able to convey ideas and information clearly, concisely, and accurately to others, both verbally and in written form. *Experience using and maintaining firearms and/or related products is preferred. *An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Working Conditions: *Able to lift up to 25 pounds. *Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.

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Posted on Sep 11, 2023

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