Volt Workforce Solutions Mechanical Engineer in Santa Clara, California
Mechanical Engineer in Santa Clara, CA at Volt
Date Posted: 1/7/2019
Employee Type: Contingent
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Job Type: Engineering Disciplines
Duration: 48 weeks
Date Posted: 1/7/2019
Job ID: 147848
Contact Name Volt Branch
Mechanical Engineer-Siemens NX
The Mass Spectrometry Division of is seeking a mechanical design engineer to assist in instrument mechanical and chassis design and prototype construction. The candidate will work under the direct supervision of a senior mechanical engineer, and this work will be time-critical. Results of this work will be used by the New Product Introduction and Order Fulfillment groups life science instruments. The ideal candidate must have a command of Siemens NX CAD software, and preferably knowledge of Creo and/or Solidworks software, a strong understanding of mechanical design, material properties and tolerances, and experience in interfacing with internal and external machine shops. The position entails close interaction with instrumentation researchers. The candidate must have experience with component and prototype assembly. Good organizational and communication skills are critical, as is the ability to deliver quality results with minimal supervision. Core responsibilities for this position include:
Design high precision assemblies for R&D prototype systems
Model and design electronic packaging and external covers for a commercial system
Create detail drawings and models for parts and components, and support those parts/components through fabrication and assembly
Interface with scientists and EE's to facilitate translating ideas into prototypes.
Interface with machine shops and other outside vendors
Assemble, debug, and test prototype mechanical assemblies
Interact with product groups responsible for utilization and/or commercialization of completed prototype, and transfer of successful designs to production
Support prototype parts through fabrication.
Demonstrated 10+ years' work experience in mechanical design
Proficient knowledge of Siemens 3D NX CAD, in addition knowledge of Creo and/or Solidworks software will be beneficial.
Proficiency with creation of detail drawings for machined and sheet metal parts
Good listening skills and interpersonal skills
Good organizational skills, particularly with regard to record-keeping (vendor interactions, ordered parts/machining status, research notebook entries, periodic presentations for management team review, etc.) and computer file organization/version control
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Enthusiasm for working in a diverse, demanding,
Strong work ethic and team player attributes
Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer
In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.