Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Work Location: Fremont, California

Job type: Full-Time

Posted: 04-21-2015

Salary: Negotiate


Job Description

  • Design products according to established Essai product design rules and GD&T standards
  • When custom creations and/or departures from the standard product system rules are needed, the designer must be capable of creating parts that adhere to general good DFM/DFA practices
  • Monitor project schedule deadlines and manage a list of multiple projects simultaneously from initial customer contact to first article inspection
  • Interact directly with the customer to collect design input information, send and receive documents for approval, and, in general, be skilled in professional-level customer service communications and technical discussions both over the phone, via email, and/or over the internet in web meetings
  • Understand the technical capabilities and available options for existing Essai product systems so that the designer may talk knowledgably about the product with customers, and later configure/design the product correctly within established system rules
  • Be responsible and driven such that the designer can successfully resolve issues and assigned tasks with only general high-level instructions from the manager
  • Interact with product system owners and the applications engineer department as needed where direct oversight and direction is necessary and/or required by Essai internal processes
  • Be capable of writing technical documents in English at an engineering level
  • Use SolidWorks on a daily basis to create models, drawings, and BOM’s.  Capability and speed is critical, especially in all standard SolidWorks functions and features such as assemblies, configuration, mates, and general good modeling practices. Basic capability in FEA is required, including structural and CFD analysis
  • Interact with Essai’s enterprise Resource Planning software to create part numbers, communicate project status, and various other complex functions
  • Quickly and accurately create SolidWorks models and drawings from supplied reference examples
  • Attention to detail combined with efficiency and speed is critical

Quickly and accurately perform Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s) 

Job Responsibilities

Please see JD

Job Requirements

  • Minimum B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field
  • 2+ years of professional CAD experience minimum. SolidWorks is preferred.
  • Functional level of knowledge and operational capability with SolidWorks simulation is needed
  • 2+ years of daily professional experience as a Mechanical Engineer
  • Prior experience with engineering-level technical writing
  • 2+ years of project management experience
  • 2+ years of customer service communication experience at a high responsibility-level
  • Capable of understanding mechanism design, dimensioning complex geometry, measurement standards, and have a general understanding of force deflection, materials science, thermodynamics, refrigeration, and heat transfer
  • Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm is highly valued, as is the ability to adapt quickly in a dynamic and demanding work environment
  • Self-started, disciplined, and willing to work with a flexible work schedule


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