Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Contract To Hire

Fortive San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago

To provide technical engineering support including prototype build, testing and development of mechanical subsystems within a larger product development program.

Key Relationships

  • Global Director Mechanical and Industrial Design

  • San Diego Manager Mechanical and Industrial Design

  • Mechanical Team Leader

  • Project Leader / Program Manager


  • Apply mechanical engineering methods and manufacturing process requirements to design mechanical components, mechanisms and assemblies

  • Work with industrial designers, other mechanical engineers and cross functional teams to design and develop new products

  • Working with CAD staff, generate detailed designs and component manufacturing drawings

  • Liaise with workshop technicians to produce mechanical components

  • Construct prototypes and perform mechanical and functional testing

  • Generate technical documents including design descriptions and test plans and reports in support of project outcomes

  • Assist in estimating for project mechanical effort

  • Other tasks and projects as required

Required Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelor's Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with at least 5 years relevant experience developing complex electro-mechanical devices

  • Excellent and innate mechanical engineering aptitude

  • Superior problem diagnosis & solving skills

  • Experience with a variety of manufacturing methods and working with suppliers

  • Experience working within a quality system

  • Attention to detail

  • Positive, self-motivated disposition and personal accountability

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Solidworks CAD experience is a valuable addition

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