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Mechanical Design Engineers design and build mechanical devices, equipment, and tools that are used in manufacturing and production processes. Sample resumes in this field indicate duties such as designing and building the adapter to attach a zoom-focus lens to a camera assembly, per specifications; designing and building the calibration well for the proper calibration of an imaging system; and inspecting prototype parts for necessary tolerances. While degrees in this field range from an associate's degree to a doctoral degree, a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related field is typically required by most employers on applicants' resumes.

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Mechanical Design Engineer

Direct the entire design cycle for steel and fabric fabrication specialize in tensile membrane structures and tension fabric buildings, from initial sign off and design through shop drawing, bill of materials development, and final shipping list generation. Ensure management remains informed of assignment status, timing, and technical issues. Render sectional and multi-views of structural components, sub-assemblies, and parts recognized for completeness, accuracy and compliance to standards. Analyze, resolve, incorporate and record Engineering Change Orders into existing designs. Update databases.

  • Introduced advanced 3D CAD feature that reduced redundant tasks and accelerated assembly model generation.
  • Implemented automation tools in SolidWorks that dramatically improved shop-drawing production.
  • Instituted Excel-based automation tools that significantly reduced errors within shipping lists.
  • Expedited design-drawings with the establishment of a macro-based design library allowing.
  • Created company's first product manual outlining user-friendly systematic onsite installation instructions. Developed technical content, drawings, and standard designs.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Engineering
2

Contracted Mechanical Design Engineer

Contracted Mechanical Design Engineer: Responsible for the conception, design and development for the next generation Tier 3 & 4 Gensets (Diesel Engine & Generator Combo) utilizing Solidworks 2012.

  • Prototyped, integrated, assembled, tested and released into production a new and improved product.
  • Main overall challenge was improving the aesthetics, performance and reliability while reducing units build time and cost. Achieved 15% per unit cost decrease by implementing fiberglass molds, part commonality design, multifunctional parts and process streamlining (Cost Benefit Analysis).
  • Successfully designed & tested cooling, intake, exhaust systems with electromechanical control panel
  • Identified common problematic areas and executed changes thru ECO’s to the existing product line.
  • Performed FEA Analysis, complied customer feedback and upon TLD Sales suggestions was able to address key areas of concern and improve units accessibility, serviceability and overall aesthetics
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
3

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Evaluated SI 7000 intercom system, re-designed it with 29% reduction in size in order to reduce cost by 13%.
  • Created complex mechanical components using Solidworks, assembled all parts with animation.
  • Efficiently designed product sections with BOM, GD&T and machining symbols.
  • Re-designed IR 4200 repeater system with LED and CFL to add a glass piece so that the infrared light can pass through the system to give the appropriate signal, and used a unique glue mounting feature to make placing the system on desired location more efficient.
  • Used technical knowledge skills to develop new and improved fixtures by integrating audio, battery, and camera components, creating a broader range for marketing to potential clients.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Mechanical Engineering
4

Mechanical Design Engineer

Liaison engineer responsible for equipment design, specification, inquiry, quote evaluation, purchase, drawing and calculation review and client approval of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, storage tanks, filters and other equipment. Various process areas lead for overall coordination of technical activities between client, vendors and other discipline on projects stated below. Codes and standards used in equipment design included ASME B&PV, sect VIII, Div 1&2; API-620 and 650 standards and TEMA standards.

  • Reduced design cycle by 50% through developing computer program for storage tank stress analysis and recertification, using MathCAD software for DuPont Niagara Falls plant.
  • Coordinated process including client and vendor communication for design and fabrication of heat exchangers for manufacture of new Amoco Chemical product. Concluded complex and challenging project involving over 50 heat exchangers completed with smooth operation.
  • Managed mechanical equipments for crystallization and reaction process areas of four-year Singapore project for DuPont. Member of design team which simplified adipic acid production process in new facility. Responsible for design of pressure vessels, storage tanks, heat exchangers and pumps for $300M project.
  • Created unique design which replaced corroded bottom plate of 500,000 gallon chemical storage tank for PPG Industries. Ensured customer satisfaction, saved time and significantly reducing cost of project through coordinating on-site design implementation.
  • Successfully attained approval of design specification, drawings and stress calculations from various in-house departments as well as client purchasing departments for both procurement and construction of $200M project for McNeil Specialty. Recognized for team effort and "can do" attitude when project was completed three weeks in advance of very aggressive schedule.
  • Key member of a design team, which constructed specially designed multi-storied Alternative Catalyst Recovery (ACR) module requiring off-site fabrication and transportation to site for assembly. Recognized by DuPont for 15-month project that was completed on time and under budget.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
5

Mechanical Design Engineer II

Lead design engineer responsible for designing Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG's), stack, stair tower, pipes, and pipe supports in the US and European market. Correspond with field reps to resolve any field related issues during construction. Provide support to overseas execution centers, tendering, transportation, procurement, and R&D department.

  • Increased projects profit by harmonizing designs with other plant suppliers and beating as-sold numbers
  • Maximized productivity by developing and updating standard Excel spreadsheets and CAD drawings
  • Designed modularize structures that decreased field construction time
  • Mentored junior level engineers on company's design process and general engineering practice
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
MS
Civil Engineering
6

Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical design engineer and lead supplier interface for the development of two electromechanical control actuators used in guided projectile systems (ERGM - Extended Range Guided Munition and XM982/Excalibur).

  • Established mechanical requirements, coordinated development of functional requirements, wrote performance specification and monitored design to insure all requirements were incorporated.
  • Designed housing and internal hardware to withstand >15,000 g's after a 20-year shelf life.
  • Developed canard design, mounting and launch supports. Performed detailed clearance and tolerance analysis during stowage and deployment.
  • Evaluated proposals for mechanical designs from potential suppliers.
  • Prepared technical portion on control actuator section for system proposal submitted to customer.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
7

Mechanical Design Engineer

Led the design of antenna reflectors. Designed composite parts, aluminum molds and installation fixtures for precise assembly of satellite antennas. Utilized Pro/Mechanica to verify structural integrity of test fixtures. Worked closely with manufacturing and analysis groups during the design process. Held peer reviews to ensure proper design of parts. Created drawings of reflector assemblies as well as aluminum and composite components.

  • Collaborated with structural analysts to design the company's first dual-reflector vibration fixture with loads and frequency responses similar those experienced on the spacecraft.
  • Redesigned a problematic mounting feature that caused a C-Band feed to misalign during nearfield range testing.
  • Designed tests to confirm accuracy of FEA models of composite components.
  • Reduced cost and manufacturing time by collaborating with a machine shop to create templates for a custom component with complex geometries.
  • Devised creative methods to simulate spacecraft geometry during RF testing.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Mechanical Engineering
8

Mechanical Design Engineer

Working with mechanical, electrical, and systems engineers to design and provide solutions to manufacturing issues found during production of large scale US NAVY ship equipment. Performed functional analysis of developed products, and ensured compatibility with customer requirements.

  • Developed and released CAD drawings for first article builds of LPD 26/27 Naval server cabinets and documented/addressed quality issues to achieve early delivery.
  • Developed new "Test Case" to support requirements for Phase 2 upgrade of Wallops Island communication system. Use of new design was later promoted in other programs.
  • Spent 3 months in Saudi Arabia supporting Patriot Missile System refurbishment. Working with original team to develop schedules, processes and provide in-shop support.
  • Selected to lead Six Sigma project to establish process for requesting and coordinating delivery of materials/resources to enable steady work flow across various shops.
  • Created spreadsheet to analyze Power, Weight and CG Requirements for new designs.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
9

Mechanical Design Engineer

Conceptualized and designed multi-mission nanosatellite structure and mechanisms in SolidWorks (1st launch Q4 2015)

  • Conducted system design trades, manufacturing stack-up analysis, and mechanical simulations
  • Developed and tested instrumentation command firmware for PIC24 based MCUs and embedded ARM-Linux
  • Collaborated closely with private and government partners to ensure compatibility with existing standards and technologies and best market fit
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
10

Mechanical Design Engineer

Lead engineer for design and implementation of a new product line of ice makers for a new market.

  • Collaborated with international suppliers towards a new design of ice makers that would be cost effective and maintain the total quality standards of the company.
  • Created design and assembled components of multiple sizes of ice makers in SolidWorks.
  • Designed testing of sample ice maker for product line; compared results to theoretical models.
  • Researched refrigeration systems and gear motors to pair with ice makers for multiple sizes and configurations; collaborated with suppliers to create P&IDs and manuals
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering

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