Mechanical Engineer - Consumer Products

    • Tucson, AZ

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client seeking a Mechanical Engineer - Consumer Products in Tucson, Arizona (AZ). This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to an office environment when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting multiple projects concurrently, including new product development, product line extensions, and product improvement projects
  • Mechanical design and support for new product development, including conceptualization, prototype development, production implementation, and post-launch support in a cross-functional team environment
  • Responsible for the creation and modifications of CAD models, drawings, BOMs, and documentation
  • Responsible for prototype development, developing and specifying test apparatus, and conducting tests
  • Initiates and coordinates engineering change orders (ECOs)
  • Self-checks accuracy of models and drawings and checks the work of others throughout the product development process
  • Interacts with engineering, marketing, manufacturing, purchasing, and management to ensure that product development priorities are met, while ensuring quality and product performance
  • Supports the development and attainment of schedules and budgets
  • Participates in and conducts rigorous design reviews, supported by the use of technical tools, CAE, rapid prototyping, environmental testing, and technical knowledge
  • Incorporates lessons learned from existing products, product verification and field validation
  • Coordinates with Quality Assurance to develop appropriate documentation


REQUIREMENTS:
  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of product design and project engineering experience
  • Experience with consumer product design is desired
  • Excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of mechanical engineering concepts
  • Proficiency in 2D drafting, assembly drawings and 3D solid modeling CAD software (SolidWorks strongly preferred)
  • Proficiency in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) principles is preferred
  • Experience creating BOMs, ECOs and other engineering documentation
  • Experience with SolidWorks simulation software and mold flow simulation software
  • Design experience with high-quality, low-cost, high-volume products
  • Proven success in product development as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced team environment
Preferred but not required:
  • Knowledge of DFMEA, PFMEA and other quality improvement techniques
  • Experience with consumer products
  • Knowledge of Mold Flow analysis and tolerance analysis
  • Experience in injection molded plastic component design
  • Detailed knowledge of injection molding tool designs and concepts
  • In-depth knowledge of plastic material uses and applications
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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