TacJobs – BE Meyers Seeks a Mechanical Design Engineer

Based in the Seattle, Washington area, BE Meyers is seeking Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team.

SUMMARY: The Mechanical Engineer will research, plan, design, and test mechanical, electro-optical and electromechanical products and systems such as night vision, lasers, and weapon sights; coordinate activities involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and repair of mechanical or electromechanical products and laser systems. This position will have latitude and creativity in generating ideas for the creation, design, prototyping, and testing of new products. Familiarity with firearms is a must, and a passion for firearms and their use in military and law enforcement roles is a plus. Engineers with military combat experience and familiarity with military equipment and systems are highly encouraged to apply.

• Enthusiastic and able to provide innovative and creative solutions
• Proposes new designs or concepts for review based on customer’s needs.
• Extensively use SolidWorks to layout and design complex mechanical, optical, electrical assemblies and parts.
• Conducts analysis, thermal and stress, to validate design approach
• Prepares technical reports including obtaining historical data and information, as well as direct involvement in projects.
• Assist with the preparation of estimates, cost reports, forecasts, schedules, account codes, budgets, and change orders.
• Creates engineering documents and drawing designs to produce product.
• Plans and conducts design verification testing for products and prototypes to ensure that the design meets specifications.
• Documents assembly procedures, work instructions, manufacturing instructions, technical manuals and BOM’s.
• Provide mechanical, optical, software and electrical engineering support, including assisting with product assembly, developing systems, and test equipment development.
• Direct and coordinate fabrication and assembly activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and customer specifications
• Assess and applies MIL-STD documents to product design and testing.
• Supports internal and external customers as needed.
• Provides production support.
• Provides technical support to business development and manufacturing
• Research and analyze data such as customer design proposal and specifications to determine feasibility of design or application.
• Develop specifications, system architecture, test methodologies, and test equipment to design, manufacture and assist in new product release.
• Develop and conduct design DVT programs to ensure product meets requirements and complete documentation and reports for regulatory submission.
• Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Strong communication skills.
• Executes assignments to company and customer standards.
Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from four year college or university, and two to four years related experience. Associate’s Degree (A.A.) in Mechanical Engineering and 10 to 15 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience with an emphasis on product design, including designing for manufacture and assembly.
• Experience with metrology equipment.
• Experience with Opto-electronic mechanical design.
• Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
• Experience with high-volume manufacturing methods.
• Experience with adherence to MIL-STD.
• CAD modeling design skills and CAD drafting skills required. SolidWorks preferred.
• Experienced in New Product Introduction methodology.
• Experienced in Design for Manufacture and assembly methodology.
• Experience with rapid prototyping processes such as Stereolithography.
• Experience in design for NC machining.
• Experience in launching products in a structured environment as a team member or leader.
• Experience in product development efforts requiring system and component level design and troubleshooting.
• Experience in organization and communication with design and development engineers to understand performance criteria and required testing.
• Experience in the technical and regulatory requirements specifications and processes associated with complex military devices.

For full details and an opportunity to apply visit bemeyers.applicantpro.com/jobs.


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