Senior Mechanical Engineer

Syracuse area, NY 13057 | Direct

Post Date: 07/21/18 Job ID: 77048903 Job Category: ENG - Mechanical Engineer

The successful candidate will be responsible for presenting their work in peer and program reviews, as well as reviewing and providing feedback on other engineers work. You will have the opportunity to work with the customer(s) and internal engineering leadership to define and shape testing required to validate Structural and Thermal analyses and to verify that hardware is compliant with requirements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing Finite Element Analysis (Structural and Thermal)
  • Understanding the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering and application of those fundamentals to solve problems
  • Applying existing knowledge to identify, manage, and resolve design issues, supplier quality issues, manufacturing and field issues
  • Creating and modifying assembly drawings, schematics, vendor item control drawings, connection diagrams and bills of materials for complex electro-mechanical equipment
  • Following company standard operating procedures and Quality System requirements to perform all aspects of the position
  • Planning, organizing and estimating required effort for responsible tasks
  • Contributing in a team environment to obtain common goals, providing technical leadership where applicable
  • Working independently to achieve technical and program requirements

Required Education and Experience

  • BA/BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar) with 8+ years experience. (6+ years if MA/MS or 4+ years if PhD)
  • Experience in thermal and vibration analysis and environmental test including vibration and shock
  • Experience with a broad range of applied, advanced design with a fundamental understanding the product development life cycle

Required Skills

  • Fundamental understanding of industry accepted design methods and practices, including design choices/tradeoffs, test data and requirement/specification changes
  • Must have experience using ANSYS Mechanical Workbench and IcePak
  • Experience performing analysis against MIL-STD s
  • Hand calculations based on fundamental equations
  • Cooling of active electronic assemblies
  • Thermal modeling using IcePak
  • Ability to participate in program execution throughout its entire lifecycle (from conceptual design, structural and thermal task definitization, understanding and highlighting the critical path(s), organizing and leading a team through PDR, CDR and qualification testing)
  • Experience using SolidWorks and AutoCad (DWG editor), MS Excel and MS Word to create drawings and documents
  • Possess general knowledge of industrial electronic systems including enclosures, cabinets, chassis, electrical connectors, cabling, and mounting hardware
  • Ability to read and review mechanical drawings for proper dimensioning tolerances and accuracy and completeness

Please reach out to Mike Wieczorek @ 315-449-1838 ext. 226 or email

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