Participates in a development team under the instruction and direction of a more senior engineer. Assist in the design, development, modification, and evaluation of mechanical hardware components and systems.
Develop designs for mechanical subsystems for mechanical components.
Confer with Senior and Staff Engineers to prepare and document design modifications as required.
May confer with research resources to clarify or resolve component problems.
May employ quality improvement and supplier relations approach utilizing customer required formats such as Production Parts Approval Process (PPAP) and Advanced Production Quality Process (APQP) techniques.
Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering and design tasks.
Prepare information as needed in the design documentation process.
Will prepare mechanical drawings, product and system related specifications, and Bills of Material (BOM). Accuracy of BOM must be confirmed.
Confirm availability and facilitate acquisition of new components for builds.
Must plan, develop, and participate in experimentation and tests related to product development.
Generate and analyze test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
Participate in development of design process procedure and plan development of experimental test programs.
May develop test and design process procedures evaluating test results for possible application to other products and/or systems.
May be responsible for reporting budget requirements related to product development.
Provide assistance and technical guidance to less experienced engineers.
Interprets and complies with Company policies, procedures, and regulations.
Prepares reports, charts, graphs, and other statistical information.
Will initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
PROBLEM-SOLVING/KNOW HOW: (complexity of problems and education/experience & other knowledge required)
Four-year college degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field and a minimum of (3) three years experience in mechanical design required.
Fluent bi-lingual English-Japanese verbal and written communication skills required (use when applicable).
Demonstrated proficiency with the computer applications appropriate to the position and assignment.
Must have the ability to direct and coordinate manufacture or building of prototype products and systems.
Must have the ability to learn computer applications as necessary for the position.
Must successfully complete any training or certification courses required to support or strengthen position.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision displaying strong self-motivation.
Must have the ability to read, interpret, and follow verbal and written instructions, work procedures and other related materials.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must communicate appropriate information accurately and clearly as needed.
Must have the ability to effectively and appropriately interface and communicate with a variety of individuals or groups on a frequent basis.
Ability to travel as required of the position.