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Mechanical Engineer - [New Product Development]

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Category

Engineering

Division

Intralox

Hours

Days
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Intralox, LLC currently has a mechanical design engineer position available in the New Product Development Department.  This individual will be primarily responsible for contributing to the development of new products by creating methods, tools, and equipment devised to evaluate the performance of prototype and production designs.   

Responsibilities

  • Project Management (develop and maintain project scope, task list, timelines)
  • Communicate and interface with team members, representatives from other departments, and internal customers regarding problem/opportunity definitions, project scope, and project status

  • Evaluate mechanical and electromechanical components and systems by applying principles of mechanics, heat transfer, vibration, acoustics, and materials in accordance with mechanical engineering standards and design formulas.

  • Develop test plans to evaluate the performance of materials, components, and systems

  • Conduct and participate in ongoing design reviews and brainstorming sessions

  • Specify, design, build, and operate test equipment in the following areas:


    • research the desired performance requirements and determine how to achieve measurable results
    • develop specifications for equipment purchased from vendors
    • develop conceptual and detailed designs for test equipment custom built in-house
    • create CAD models and drawings of equipment designs
    • specify and order components
    • develop and implement machine control and data acquisition systems
    • assemble, troubleshoot, and qualify in-house designed and purchased equipment
    • maintain, troubleshoot, and repair existing test equipment
    • train and assist users on the operation of test equipment 

Requirements 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Solid Modeling experience in SolidWorks, Pro-E, Inventor, or similar software
  • A self managed individual who excels in a team environment

  • Strong technical and analytical skills

  • Hands-on approach to problem solving

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience in Machine design
  • 3-5 years engineering experience 
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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