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Senior Mechanical Engineer in Clairton, PA at Synerfac

Date Posted: 8/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This is a senior level position that designs, develops, and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery. They apply knowledge of engineering principles to design products such as vacuum chambers, sub-assemblies, systems, robots, machines, etc. They may be involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and/or repair of mechanical products. This position requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering and at least 8 years of experience in the field or in a related area. The Senior Mechanical Engineer needs to be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. They will rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. In addition, this position will interface with Sales, Product Management, R&D, Engineering, Manufacturing, Assembly and Test to effectively lead the development efforts of our Deposition Equipment.

Key Job Elements:
• Requires a high level of initiative, judgment, and discipline
• Create budgets and timelines relative to project tasks
• Design and detail mechanical components used in our product lines
• Create Bills of Material in the corporate ERP system
• Interface with Sales and Product Management to understand the market needs
• Interface with R&D / Scientist to focus the design around specifications / limitations
• Interface with our internal machine shop to determine cost effective manufacture
• Interface with subcontractors and outside vendors to procure custom components
• Perform prototype assembly and testing of components and sub-modules
• Perform cost effective engineering exercises to reduce cost of current components
• Analyze production cost structures and delivery requirements
• Occasional Domestic and International travel is required

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Strong 3D CAD experience
• Expert level GD&T skills
• Minimum 8 years experience in mechanical design
• Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

• 2 years experience with Solid Edge or other mid-range modeling package
• 5 years PVD, CVD, or ALD vacuum system design experience