Mechanical Engineer (Irvine)

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description

Conceptualize, design, and validate/analyze complex mechanical structures for high-precision laser and camera pointing control systems used in dynamic and environmentally challenging conditions.   Familiar with the entire product development process including requirements analysis, design, documentation, manufacturing, integration and test.   Work closely with external manufactures and component vendors.  Perform hands-on assembly and trouble-shooting of own designs.  Operate independently with minimal direction/supervision in a fast-paced, dynamic, highly technical environment and work on multiple concurrent, cross-functional projects.  Desire to bring success to the current project as well as the company as a whole.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Mechanical Engineer with background in complex, highly-technical product development
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering or related field or BS in same discipline(s) with 2 – 7 years relevant experience
  • Experience with SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD
  • Experience with metal alloys, composites, glass, and plastics and the process for choosing the optimal material to meet the product requirements
  • Proficiency in design documentation for prototypes and production products
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in working autonomously or within a team environment
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Located in Southern California (or willing to relocate)

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Proficiency in development, analysis, and implementation of control systems in MATLAB / SIMULINK
  • Experience in structural, dynamic, and thermal analysis using tools such as SOLIDWORKS, ANSYS, NASTRAN, FEMAP, etc
  • Experience in complex (multi-element) optics and opto-mechanical design

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