Mechanical Engineer

Apr 24, 2014
May 24, 2014
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Full Time
As part of 3D Systems’ design team, the Mechanical Engineer will participate in the conceptualization, development, and documentation of new and improved 3D printing systems. Applicants should have a sound intuitive understanding of the physical world, experience designing complex electromechanical products, strong academic and work references, and excellent communication skills.

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
Education & Training:
BS in Mechanical Engineering

At least 7 years of relative experience, including hands-on manufacturing support

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

CAD experience with SolidWorks 2012
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