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Mechanical Engineer - Valencia, CA

Publication or Company  3D Systems
Industry  3D Printing, Engineering
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Valencia, CA
Job Requirements The primary objective of this position is to provide a resource to:

Experience in mechanical design of components and subsystems; this includes sheet metal and machine part design
Experience with new product development projects
Assist with new product development as well as fabrication prototype and testing requirements
Respond to customer identified technical issues/requests, to include providing resolution on identified issues
Provide technical information on product use
Evaluate competitor products for technical input to product designs
Assist in maintaining the engineering information database including definition of items, bills of material, routings, CAD files, project files, technical construction files and release documentation
Perform engineering changes including research of change recommendations, execution and documentation
Continuous effort to upgrade and cost reduce current product
Responsibilities:
Provide technical product design, use and maintenance requirements/operations to customers as well as to internal staff
Work with our out-sourced partners to provide instructions on construction, test and shipping requirements for all assembled product, as well as to establish quality relationship and instruction on 3D products
Perform engineering changes, including research of proposed changes, change recommendations, execution of print and business system database changes, hard copy and system change records documentation
Coordinate with manufacturing, field service and quality assurance to monitor product quality and reliability; make recommendations for improvements and/or solutions to any discrepancies
Initiate/recommend proposed product enhancements as determined from customer feedback and competitive developments, to include the introduction of new products
Investigate product problems relating to alleged product malfunctions, customer use, maintenance methods, design changes, product documentation, etc. and recommend corrective actions
Assist quality with the identification of product parts/components
Provide technical information/reports as requested including the assembly of technical information for legal and liability inquiries; may also provide testimony in this regard
Assist Engineering Specialist when defining new items, bills of material and routings along with maintaining cross reference data base
Maintain engineering historical database including part number and tool number logs, CAD files, hard copies, scanning vendor prints, project files, technical construction files, engineering and production release documentation
Manage all types of correspondence between the department and its external contacts including project follow-up with vendors and customers, new item release notification to all departments and intra-company customers
Coordinate with marketing to determine the future of sourced products as well as obsolescence plan for products and parts
Qualifications:
Education and Training:

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Experience:

At least 5 years of relative experience, including hands-on manufacturing support

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

CAD experience with SolidWorks
Above average PC skills including word processing and spreadsheets a must
Oracle experience highly desirable
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with 3D products or similar industry products preferred
Proven self-starter, good interpersonal and time management skills, and ability to work in a team environment with minimal direction
AA/EEO M/F/D/V