Featured Job: Mechanical Design Engineer

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As a Mechanical Design Engineer you will work in small self-motivated teams to design board or system (box) electronics products. You will create and specify mechanical components to meet product requirements for benign & rugged environments. You will, create 3D and 2D data packages to support the manufacture of your design. You will, evaluate the assembly for interferences, perform thermal & vibration simulations, validate the design with environmental, shock & vibration testing.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will also:

  • Utilize Solidworks family of tools to design, develop, modify and evaluate mechanical parts or components in support of product developments per customer requirements and industry standards
  • Analyze equipment to establish operating parameters, conduct experimental tests and evaluate results
  • Utilize test equipment to verify and validate product requirements
  • Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability requirements
  • Develop 3D models / 2D component drawings, bill of materials, thermal simulations and PCB component placement instructions for board outline and component height restrictions
  • Develop specifications for mechanical design and test
  • May interface with customers to ensure product /component performance to customer specifications and to appropriate standards
  • Work in a team environment within the product development process to perform mechanical / thermal design, thermal simulation, structural simulation, PCB component placement / interference review, board commissioning and design verification testing
  • Support and coordinate with interfacing disciplines such as electrical designers, PCB layout designers, Sourcing, Manufacturing, component suppliers, customer support, and product management


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of mechanical design experience

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT: As a company supplying products and services directly and indirectly to the US Government, this position requires US citizenship or a US Person as defined by ITAR Regulations.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:  GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.


Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with thermal simulation and 3D modeling
  • Experience designing to meet shock and vibration requirements
  • Experience designing electronics products to meet requirements for ESD, RF emissions and RF susceptibility
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Candidate must be proficient with product development processes
  • Experience designing conduction cooled and air cooled electronics products
  • Experience designing to VME, CPCI, VPX, XMC, PMC and VITA
  • 48.5 industry standards
  • Experience managing relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Six Sigma training
  • Experience designing electronics products for CE certification
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering

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