Mechanical Engineering Technical Leader

Job ID: 107774
Location: San Jose, CA  [On-Site]
Salary: $55.00-$60.00 hourly
Category: Other
Employment Type: Contract

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GDH Consulting is looking for a Mechanical Engineering Technical Leader to work in San Jose, CA.

High-Level Responsibilities:
  • Design and deliver next generation chassis and cards that meets system product requirements.
  • Perform detailed 2D tolerance analysis for complex electro-mechanical assemblies using spreadsheet and/or 3D tolerance analysis tool such as CETol
  • Design and develop innovative mechanical solutions using sheet metal, plastic, and die-cast that meets EMI, safety and compliance requirements.
  • Develop 3D CAD model using Creo or NX
  • Create detailed drawings by applying Geometric Tolerancing and Dimensioning (GD&T) principles.
  • Lead resolution of issues by working closely with manufacturing team and suppliers, developing mitigation plans, and keeping management informed
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams (HW, SI, CAD, Thermal, Manufacturing, etc..) to negotiate requirements and evaluate technical risks and tradeoffs
  • Collaborate with thermal engineers to design and implement cooling solutions
  • Provide technical design guidance and mentoring for junior engineers
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent and 8-12 years of EMS design experience.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in design of compute/network products
  • Expertise in use of 3D MCAD tools (Creo/NX)
  • Experience in performing static and dynamic analysis using tools such as Creo Simulate or ANSYS
  • Expert in tolerance analysis, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and statistical analysis
  • Experience designing sheet metal for high volume production
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of GD&T principles and tolerance analysis
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Relevant experience in the mechanical design of computer/networking equipment for data center.
  • Strong knowledge in manufacturing tooling for sheet metal, plastic, and die-casting
  • Experience in designing plastic and die-cast parts
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Mechanism design experience a plus
  • Experience in ECO, BOM, and Deviation processes, (Agile experience a plus)
  • Familiarity with PDMLink (TeamCenter) a plus.
  • Experience in Model-Based Definition (MBD) a plus.
  • An excellent team player who is willing to listen, compromise and work together to find the best solution for the product