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Lead Mechanical Engineer Job in Vancouver, WA

Kelly Services
Vancouver, WA 98661
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Lead highly complex mechanical hardware designs for customer or innovation projects. Responsible for ensuring technical milestones are achieved. Responsible for guiding other team members' designs and leads technical design reviews. Ensures specification requirements input and design outputs align. This engineer will have demonstrated experience at releasing products into a production environment.


+ Leader in developing and validating complex mechanical products that are required across all Business Units.

+ Leads/supervises chassis and PCB mechanical layouts utilizing standard tools

+ Directs all aspects of mechanical design with minimal supervision

+ Mentors/coaches/trains engineers with less experience

+ Partners with system architects to review and clarify design requirements and define the appropriate mechanical/thermal architecture.

+ Expertly assemble prototypes and verifies form/fit/function.

+ Work with and manage external component suppliers/manufacturers and provide input to their product roadmaps

+ Communicates technical aspects of a project effectively to internal and external customers.

+ Define design innovations and potential patentable solutions

+ Leads resolution of complex design issues and manages design trade-off

+ Primary focus:

+ Design review - Mechanical

+ Design & production improvement proposals

+ 3D MCAD Models

+ 2D Drawing

+ Structured BOM - ME

+ Process DFM/PFC

+ Product Quality Spec

+ Mechanical test fixture DFM (& fixture list)

+ TA report making and reviewing

+ FATP & Rel issue FA/ CA Report

+ DOE plan/conduct/report

+ IQC/OQC data and FATP data review

+ Parts manufacture process and quality issues review

+ Communicate with customer about PD items


+ Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include Design Manager or Group Lead

+ Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).



+ Detailed knowledge (with moderate complexity) of Industry or specific sector, regulatory and safety standards.

+ Broad knowledge developing high complexity projects that have required one of more of Mechanical Engineering Design specializations or competencies: Tolerance Analysis, DFM, Serviceability

+ Detailed knowledge and use of key development tools and design standards: 3D CAD, Finite Element Analysis, Tolerances, Manufacturing Principles, Interference Checks


+ Influence others and share best practices

+ Effectively communicate with good understanding of English.

+ Work as part of a global team

+ Assess a project and articulating risk while developing project milestones.

+ Develop projects in a stage-gate process (PLCQ)

+ Mentor less experienced engineers.

+ Leads ME projects with multiple engineers assigned.

+ Leads cross-functional and ME design reviews


+ Mechanical Engineering Degree (BSME/MSME or equivalent experience)

+ 8+ years experience in mech design and / or verification or other key competency

+ Very familiar with UG/Pro E

+ Experience with developing consumer electronics (AR/VR is a plus)

+ Familiar with high volume FATP manufacturing process (CM/ODE experience is a plus)

+ Familiar with automation assembly process.

+ Great knowledge with failure analysis


+ Regular business hours. Some additional hours may be required.

+ Travel requirements: Domestic and/or Global, up to 20%

+ Climate controlled office environment during normal business hours.

+ Primary work location: Vancouver, WA

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2022-05-30 Expires: 2022-06-30

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