Senior Mechanical Engineer - Machine Design

    • Tucson, AZ

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer - Automation Industry in Tucson, Arizona (AZ). Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for designing the required mechanisms, selecting and integrating a broad spectrum of components and subsystems including: robotics, servo axis, pneumatics, fluidics dispensing systems, vibratory feeders, lasers, vision, sensors, and conveyors
  • Works on assignments that are complex in nature where considerable judgment and initiative are required to resolve problems and makes recommendations
  • Expected to determine methods and procedures on new assignments and provides guidance to other project personnel
  • Mentors and leads mechanical engineers to achieve customer satisfaction through quality and effective technical solutions satisfying customer requirements and strong relationships
Specific Duties Include:
  • Understands and synthesizes customer user requirements for the project
  • Creates designs that satisfy contract specifications and all applicable design standards while meeting material budget constraints
  • Performs engineering calculations with respect to strength of materials, speeds, horsepower, temperature, pressure, force, etc. as related to machine and tool designs
  • Analyzes engineering drawings, and specifications to determine shape, dimensions, hardness, etc. in the development of equipment, processes and products
  • Examines feasibility of using one or more machines to carry out sequential operations
  • Collaborates with management to create an Engineering Deliverables plan that when executed will satisfy the overall project schedule
  • Monitors and reports progress toward Engineering Deliverables to management on a weekly basis
  • Analyzes engineering drawings, and specifications to determine shape, dimensions, hardness, etc. in the development of equipment, processes and products
  • Presents designs during internal and Customer project reviews

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent, specializing in mechanical design or mechanical engineering; BSME or MSME degree preferred
  • 3-7 years' experience designing complex automation systems for the semiconductor, electronics, fiber optics, medical device, and/or pharmaceutical industries
  • Proficiency with solid modeling (SolidWorks preferred) and ability to detail machined and fabricated parts to ANSI standards
  • Working knowledge of common machine shop techniques
  • Successful experience troubleshooting complex equipment during project startup phases
  • Ability to independently complete all specific responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable sharing ideas, presenting concepts and interacting with technical and non-technical people
  • Mechanism design is preferred
  • Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time
This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to an office environment when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. 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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