Role details

R&D Mechanical Engineer

International   •   USD50,000 - USD55,000   •  Permanent

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  • R&D Mechanical Engineer
  • Graduate R&D Engineer

About Our Client

Multisite Design, Engineering and Manufacturing firm based out of Connecticut

Job Description

  • Conduct research and development activities.
  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing, and Design Engineering to research and understand new concepts
  • Detail engineering of new designs within a 3D model-based CAD environment
  • Create digital prototypes; work with technical staff to construct physical prototypes
  • Test and verify prototypes are fit for purpose and can be manufactured
  • Assess and analyze customer wants/needs, benchmark competitive products, and develop innovative, cost effective products to meet those wants/needs
  • Identify problems and solutions; present ideas or innovations to management
  • Research and recommend improved materials or designs, documenting potential benefits
  • Apply research theories, principles, and models when conducting experiments and research activities
  • Evaluate results using statistical analysis; propose changes to product design, tooling, and/or process
  • Summarize research results and communicate progress against objectives and project costs
  • Lead and/or assist with new product development projects including manufacturing trials, testing, measurements, and related documentation from initial tooling trials through production qualification
  • Perform product testing for internal evaluation as well as for customer testing/feedback
  • Ensure new products function properly and meet specifications, cost targets, and timing plans
  • Keep informed on industry news and trends, products, services, and competitors
  • Occasional travel to customers, suppliers, of facilities may be required
  • Other job related duties as assigned

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering

    2-3 years of experience in field or in a related field

    Design engineering experience with 3D Modeling; Autodesk Inventor preferred

    FRP composites, plastics, and advanced manufacturing technologies, a plus
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure with strict deadlines
  • A high degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent analytical and computational skills
  • MS Office Applications

What's on Offer

Salary, bonus and benefits.

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