Senior Mechanical Engineer
MKR Personnel Solutions, Inc. - Raleigh, NC

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You will be a vital member of a design team, creating innovative wearable sensor designs for sports, fitness, and health applications. Your specific activities will include the following: 1) designing wearable sensors, 2) applying engineering insight and statistical methodologies to evaluate the mechanical design for performance, comfort, and aesthetics, and 3) communicating designs with contract manufacturers to translate design into reality. This position provides a great opportunity to contribute substantially to a rapidly growing start up company, with many opportunities for career growth.

Required education and skills
B.S. or higher in mechanical engineering or industrial design
> 5 years experience in industrial or mechanical design
Experience with design for wearable products (headphones, watches, glasses, etc.)
Extensive experience with 3D CAD modeling: SolidWorks, Pro-Engineer, Alibre, etc.
Extensive experience with prototyping plastic and mechanical parts
Experience with material selection for devices making contact with human skin
Experience with weight distribution and vibration of mechanical parts
Familiarity with design-for-manufacturing
Firm understanding of, and demonstrated acumen in, statistical methodology

Desired skills
Familiarity with optics and optical sensors
Experience with audio headset or headphone design
Experience with wearable sensors
Experience developing consumer electronics
History of patent filings
Familiarity with acoustic designs