1+ months

Mechanical Engineer

Kelly Services
Boonton, NJ 07005
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Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Boonton, NJ)

Client, a fully-integrated solutions provider which designs, develops, qualifies and manufactures innovative systems and sub-systems for the aerospace and defense sectors, is currently hiring a Sr. Mechanical Engineer. This person will be responsible for: 1) Design of electronics mechanical packaging for high-reliability environments, 2) Design analysis, including thermal and mechanical stress and also, 3) need to have be familiar with, and have the ability to develop Mechanical/Environmental Test Procedures related to MIL-STD-810.

Client prefers a Contract to Hire model.


The Sr. Mechanical Engineer is responsible for work product to meet the customer's requirements (including all design, functional, material, and test requirements from the customer's component and sub-tier specifications) as well as the cost targets established during the proposal stage. The Sr. Engineer shall enlist the help of other disciplines when necessary, such as manufacturing, other engineering disciplines, and QA.

This role is responsible for assigned engineering activities, either of a development or sales order nature, including definition, plans, analysis, test definition and review, results, manufacturing coordination, schedules, budgets and reporting. This description covers mechanical design engineers.

Essential or Primary / Key Responsibilities:

Review and assess compliance with the customer's component specifications and sub-level specifications.

Coordinate with other disciplines outside engineering as required.

Record in writing, and distribute to the Contracts Administrator and Program Manager, for transmission to the customer, when applicable.

Perform or oversee the design and performance of the product design components or major assemblies or system in accordance with the customer requirements, including the following duties.

Design of electronics mechanical packaging for high-reliability environments.

Design analysis, including control system, component stress, thermal and component tolerance analysis, thermal and mechanical stress, as applicable.

Coordinate the creation of a preliminary bill of material in the business system and verifying its accuracy.

Create development testing requirements, development test instructions, and release of drawings for development hardware and supporting test equipment.

Provide detailed requirement outlines to Documentation Control for creation of the following: Test Procedures (DVT, ATP, QTP), Verification Matrix to the specifications, Materials list and Analysis Reports.

Maintain ongoing surveillance of customer-driven changes, with written notification to Contracts. Administrator or Program Manager, including program impact assessment.

Provide engineering support (analysis/design/specifications) of the other departments/subcontractors/suppliers working on the program.

Provide technical and priority direction to designers/drafters.

Ensure accuracy of all drawings/documents on the project, except purely drafting technique issues. This includes tolerance stack-ups.

Take responsibility for NCR activities as well as MRB authority to disposition discrepant hardware (Following QA Training).

Determine and prepare PDR/CDR technical and technical schedule items.

Assist the Engineering Manager / Director, or Program Manager in determining the needed resources and priorities for a project.

Meet drawing release dates.

Provide coordination, technical inputs, and approvals of CDRL items to Documentation Control consistent with their dates.

Provide coordination, test instructions, and drawings for development testing to Engineering Lab technician(s) consistent with program schedule.

Communicate technical and schedule problems to Engineering Manager / Director, Contracts Administrator, and Program Manager in a timely manner, when applicable.

Perform or coordinate all analyses, both design level, and customer-required.

Chair internal reviews of the design, and any subsequent changes to the drawings.

Coordinate and incorporate customer/other disciplines comments to drawings in a timely and tactful manner.


Bachelors Degree in Engineering.

Familiarity with, and possess the and ability to develop Mechanical/Environmental Test Procedures related to MIL-STD-810.

5-10 years relevant work experience in a high technology, electro-mechanical, environment and can be considered a subject matter expert in an area related to these products and technologies.

Familiarity with government contractual procurement procedures, standards and quality requirements.

Exemplary verbal/written communication skills required for multi-faceted interactions with all levels of personnel within the organization, as well as any and all outside agents, including but not limited to vendors, suppliers, customers, potential job candidates, etc.

Highly computer literate, with MS Office/PC expertise, and demonstrated experience with applicable systems, programs, equipment, etc.

Expert knowledge of fluid controls, control systems, structural or thermal analysis and/or software related to these products.

Considerable experience in the best practices of development, production, and maintenance/continuation of these products, systems, or software code.

Must be a US Citizen.

Additional Duties:

Support and facilitate training, as needed, to maintain a cross-trained workforce and to support operational goals and objectives.

Abide by all safety, quality, housekeeping and company policies/procedures to ensure compliance to all regulatory and internal system requirements.

Promote and foster a positive and cooperative work environment through effective communication at all levels internal and external to the organization.

Lead and actively participate in team meetings, improvement initiatives/programs, etc. to provide constructive recommendations and initiate actions to support company initiatives/goals.

Consistently demonstrate commitment to company values.

Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant problems.

Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.

Ensure that work area and work areas of direct reports are clean, secure, and well maintained

Complete special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required.

About our client:

One of NJs fastest growing technology companies that specializes in the design, development, and production of precision control components and systems. Founded in 1943, client has been at the forefront of Aerospace & Defense milestones for over 75 years from breaking the sound barrier on the Bell X-1 and landing the first man on the moon to playing a critical role on todays advanced U.S Navy platforms as well as the emerging commercial Space industry. Products and expertise range from high performance valves to complete sub-systems that integrate electronic controls, actuators, and power conversion systems. Compressed work week and hybrid work schedule options, and much more perks with this client, offering a challenging role with room to grow and be a part of an exciting engineering team, all within a warm and welcoming environment.


**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: 2021-09-24 Expires: 2021-11-11

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