Senior Mechanical Engineer I in Franklin, WI at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

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Job Description



SUMMARY

Responsible for the development and documentation of mechanical designs in a cross-functional engineering team environment. Provides support to other departments including manufacturing, sales, customer service, and quality. Products include: high-performance electro-mechanical systems and components, integrated structures, and control panels used for aircraft entertainment, navigation, and communication systems.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

A Senior Mechanical Engineer works under the direction of an Engineering Team Lead and/or Engineering Manager to perform the following:


• Develops detailed designs by analyzing product or equipment specifications, performance requirements, and existing manufacturing capabilities. Performs diverse and complex design, fabrication, modification, and evaluation of products by applying advanced engineering principles.


• Determines feasibility of designing new equipment or modifying existing equipment considering technical and economic factors, available resources, time constraints, and company planning, by performing detailed trade studies, applying analytical methods, and creating solutions, and establishing engineering plans.


• Provides technical information affecting long range plant and product engineering planning by researching manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations.


• Conducts complex analyses pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials or processes and completes required documentation by applying advanced engineering principles and company standards, and generating detailed reports, procedures, or change proposals. Prepares documents and presents results to internal and external customers.


• Develops acceptance, engineering evaluation, development and qualification/certification test plans, procedures, and reports for large scale or complex products. Compiles and analyzes operation, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment or product.


• Investigates pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, replaceability, strength-weight efficiency, contractual specification requirements, cost-determining optimum solutions, and implementing recommendations.


• Directs preparation of product design data, which includes detailed drawings, assembly drawings, and installation drawings by coordinating with customer, engineers, designers, and drafters, interpreting complex customer and functional requirements. Develops critical data and makes advanced layouts and documentation necessary to present design proposals to customers.


• Reviews complex drawings and layouts to ensure clarity, completeness, form, fit, function, and conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications. Identifies design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies. Directs revisions and improvements to engineers or designers.


• Communicates with customer to establish understanding of customer's technical requirements and convey design capabilities, product performance, and organizational expertise. Identifies new business opportunities.


• Creates technical proposals for customers by integrating knowledge of product, regulatory requirements, market, price point, organizational capabilities, and corporate strategy.


• Enhances products and processes by applying continuous improvement methodologies in design, manufacturing, and organizational areas. Directs or leads product and process improvement initiatives.


• Enhances technical knowledge by routinely reading technical publications, enrolling in educational courses, engaging in professional associations, benchmarking best practices, and participating in the development of industry standards through applicable committees.


• Directs or coordinates and leads organizational improvement initiatives that involve cross-functional team settings and responsibilities.


• Provides leadership, trains, and mentors engineers.


• When required, creates and maintains project schedule, resources, and budget, which includes the generation of milestones required to complete assigned projects.


• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

*Other duties may be assigned*



SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES

None



WORK ENVIRONMENT

Carlisle IT Franklin is a clean facility housing different kinds of machinery, equipment, processes and chemicals which produce potential hazards in the work environment such as: ergonomic, chemical, machine point of operation, and powered industrial vehicle traffic. These hazards are controlled through means of engineering controls, such as machine guarding, and administrative controls, such as safety policies and programs. In certain areas of the facility, employees are required to wear Personal Protective equipment such as Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses, Safety Toe Shoes, and hand protection.



ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.

TRAVEL


• Occasional domestic and international overnight travel may be required to support on-site aircraft surveys, design reviews, and product installations.



QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.





EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE


• Bachelor of Science in engineering or related field of study with seven or more years of industry experience typical, Master's with three years of industry experience typical.


• Knowledge about the operation and design of aircraft Mechanical and avionics systems is a plus.


• Familiarity with regulatory certification requirements for aircraft Mechanical and avionics systems is a plus.


• Strong MS Office skills: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel.


• Skills in the use of 2D and/or 3D design software a plus.


• Optimally utilizes all channels of communications.





LANGUAGE SKILLS


• Language skills -- ability to communicate effectively in English in both oral and written communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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