Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer

Full time
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Post Date : February 3, 2021
  • Salary 70000k/year - 80000k/year
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Job Description

The Company

  • The company creates innovative ultraviolet-light disinfection devices as a human and animal safe countermeasure for airborne or surface pathogens and infectious disease.
  • Recipient of contracts and awards from NASA, the US Army and most recently the US Air Force with potential to contract with other military and/or government agencies.
  • Sells into medical, dental, office, transportation, retail, educational, defense and any other facility attempting to contain or limit the spread of COVID-19 or other infectious disease.
  • Currently seeking a highly flexible and driven Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer with experience in manufacturing operations in lighting or relevant products.

The Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company-Sponsored Medical Insurance (Covered at 70%)
  • Possibility for Employee Stock Option Pool
  • Flexible Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Safe & Far Ultraviolet-Light Disinfected Working Environment/Facility
  • Exciting Ground-Floor Opportunity with an Influential Early-Stage Technology Company

The Role

  • Create mechanical parts and assemblies to meet the need of the business unit customers
  • Understand the customer requirements and track the compliance level of the design in a compliance matrix during the development phase
  • Use CAD tools to create 3D models of Parts and Assemblies
  • 3D print Parts and Assemblies
  • Generate 2D manufacturing drawings
  • Establish and maintain the status of the drawing list for projects
  • Design and build test setups as required
  • Understand and comply with all internal process requirements
  • Provide a regular and clear status of all pending work
  • Review and address the following items:
  • Vendor Deviation Requests
  • Material Review Reports
  • Drawing Change Requests
  • Problem Reports
  • Take ownership of mechanical design topics and issues at the company
  • Design parts to cost, manufacturability and assembly requirements
  • Ensure that the mechanical design work is performed in accordance with Design to Cost (DTC), Design for Manufacture (DFM), and Design for Assembly (DFA) process requirements
  • Spearhead the troubleshooting of mechanical issues
  • Provide leadership on design of mechanical components and respond to Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Requests (RCCA)
  • Get behind and advance the use of the SolidWorks suite of design tools
  • Mentor other mechanical engineers in mechanical design, CAD, 3D printing, manufacturing and more

The Requirements

  • US Citizenship
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field; Master’s Degree preferred
  • 5-10 years of experience in the design of dynamic mechanical and electro-mechanical components and mechanisms
  • Prior experience with injection molding
  • Proficiency in any 3D CAD package and advanced experience with SolidWorks toolset or equivalent
  • Ability to use CAD tools to create 3D models of parts and assemblies, to 3D print prototypes and to draft 2D manufacturing drawings
  • Adept in creation, publication and revision of engineering drawings
  • Savvy in troubleshooting of mechanisms in the context of the development cycle
  • Knowledgeable in the certification of mechanical and electro-mechanical components for electronic and lighting applications
  • Skilled in Stress Analysis (including material science), Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and motion simulation
  • Expert with manufacturing processes and tools used in the industry


The Ideal Profile

  • Additional skill set or experience in supply chain, quality assurance, or production a plus
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license a plus
  • Able to maneuver in, around, under and about factory and/or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds
  • Organize and manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and pressure


The Compensation

  • $70,000 – $80,000 Annual Salary Range

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