The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Medical R&D, will apply the best industry practices to design and simulate all phases of the battery development process. These include but are not limited to: FEA, Solid Modeling, Dynamic and Thermal Analysis, and CFD Analysis. This position has significant impact on the technical competitiveness of EaglePicher Medical Power and will design, develop and qualify according to customer specifications, customer needs and project timelines.
Core responsibilities include:
* Analyze and interpret customer/target market mechanical envelopes, specifications and next assembly requirements. * Develop mechanical design envelope and components of a battery from concept to prototypes. * Design analysis to arrive at design solution through mechanical engineering principles and FEA. The analysis is highly non-linear requiring strong background in structural mechanics and multi-part design analysis. * Perform experiments to validate the FEA process. * Develop design specifications for components, assembled parts and equipment. * Provide tool and fixture design to the support needed for functional, dimensional and visual requirements of components. * Demonstrate manufacturing feasibility and technical justification for selected design approach. * Interface with external and internal resources to obtain prototype parts and equipment. * Interface with internal and external resources to meet manufacturing requirements. * Interface with R&D, NPD, Materials & Operations to implement designs into production. * Develop and design project, validation and qualification plans. * Prepare assembly and process specifications, as well as other engineering documents. * Coordinate and execute product development trials. Summarize and present respective results, with conclusions, and recommendations. Interact with customers on a regular basis. * Establish and maintain best engineering practices and product lifecycle management techniques to ensure top quality for new product introductions. Reduce cost of product and prepare cost estimates. * Prepare assembly and process specifications, as well as other engineering documents.
* US Citizen or Permanent Resident. * Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing / Engineering technology, or related discipline; MS level degree in Engineering or Engineering Mechanics is desired. * 4-7 years' design engineering experience, preferably in battery development. * Knowledge of Minitab, SPC, and DOE methodology is required. * Strong interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written. * Able to contribute to collaborative team environment. * Self-motivated and hands-on. Detail oriented and able to manage multiple tasks. * 3D CAD modeling knowledge. Autodesk Inventor experience is a plus. * Experience in FEA (ANSYS) and other numerical modeling methods is desired. * Skilled in use of Microsoft Office applications (Project, Excel, Word Outlook).
ABOUT EAGLEPICHEREaglePicher Technologies, LLC is a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, aerospace, medical, commercial, oil, and gas industries. The company provides the most experience and broadest capability in battery electrochemistry of any battery supplier in the United States. Battery technologies include lithium ion, thermal, silver zinc, lithium carbon monofluoride, lithium thionyl chloride, lithium manganese dioxide, lithium sulfur dioxide, and reserve lithium oxyhalide. EaglePicher also provides custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices, and other power solutions. EaglePicher Technologies is headquartered in Joplin, MO. and is ISO9001:2008, ISO 13485, and AS9100C certified. For more information, visit www.eaglepicher.com.
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