Principal Mechanical Engineer

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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineering
  • Location: Germantown, Maryland
  • Type: Direct
  • Job #1940

The Principal Mechanical Engineering Lead will part of research and development of cutting-edge satellite communication equipment & systems.  The candidate will be responsible for engineering mechanical solutions to electronic packaging challenges at the chip level, board level, enclosure level, and Data Center level.  Custom indoor and outdoor enclosure design & development will be a major area of focus, protecting custom circuit board designs from harsh environments.

This person will participate in the full product life cycle from Concept Industrial Design, Analysis, CAD Development, Prototyping, Testing, Production Release, and ongoing Production Support.  Must work well with multi-disciplined engineering teams, including Digital EE’s, RF EE’s, & MFGR Engr’s.  Expected to conduct design reviews and be accountable for meeting cost goals & schedule milestones.  May be responsible for the technical direction and mentoring of junior mechanical engineers.

10+ years of experience designing electronic packaging solutions for printed circuit boards, chips, or related
5+ years of broad material design for high volume fabrication techniques (including plastics, die castings, extrusions, sheet metal, & elastomers)
5+ years of experience designing with CREO 3D CAD system
Experience with full product life cycle from concept to production release
BS in Mechanical Engineering or related

Experience performing thermal analysis & structural analysis
Knowledge with environmental test standards MIL-STD-810 & DO-160
Technical awareness of UL safety standards, EMI/EMC standards, and design techniques to achieve compliance
Familiarity with DFMA & DFMEA
Experience mentoring of junior mechanical engineers
Project lead & Project management experience
MS in Mechanical Engineering or related

Salary Range: $140,000 to $160,000 DOE; can go above $160k with industry specific experience 
Full relocation package is available. 
Please contact us for additional details and to discuss position.


Worth Busbee- Senior Technical Recruiter
Schedule a time: Schedule a time to discuss
Direct: 1-904-239-4293
Job ID: #1940

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