A typical day at work - Mechanical design development of sonobuoys. Metal and plastic enclosure design, material specification, structural stress and thermal analysis, GD&T, FMEA, assembly simulation and animation and rapid prototyping process. Providing technical support to all internal and external customers, suppliers and manufacturing engineering. Project control and leading design. Travelling for testing validations. Issue design change request, follow-up on approval process and implementation of the changes. BOM and product specifications build and control.
What I learned - how to be proactive and resolve all the issues in advance and be prepare to gave right answers to management. Response all question in short time.
Management - Helps to gave me all resources necessary for my performance and training.
My co-workers - Friendly and professionals. I did coach few fellows in Solidworks and provide also stack-up electronic tools to get better designs.
Hardest part of the job - Understand costumer requirement at first time.
Most enjoyable part of the job - Challenges for a new developments, concept design, costumer approval and development design phases, tests and deliverable.