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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company: Eaton
Location: Davenport
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Eaton's MIssion Systems division is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer. This position is located in the growing Quad Cities, specifically in Davenport, IA. Eaton Mission Systems is a Top 20 major employer in the area.
The expected annual salary range for this role is $77249.97 - $113299.96 a year. Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
Position Overview:
The Senior Mechanical Engineer will apply mechanical engineering disciplines and working knowledge to a range of research and development activities for the mechanical systems, devices, and equipment in the Life Support product lines. The selected person has the technical responsibility for planning, organizing, and conducting technical projects involving design and development of new or improved products with limited scopes. The person may coordinate the efforts of other Engineering personnel, including junior engineers, designers, technical writers, and technicians in completion of specific project assignments.
What you'll do:
--- Primarily responsible for the design and development of moderately complex projects for new oxygen system products, processes, and technologies, as well as redesigns existing products on time, within budget, and with required quality.
--- Participates in integrated product development teams; prepares design specifications, analyses, and recommendations for presentation and approval.
--- Develops project plans for development activities including designing tasks, resource requirements, design reviews, and qualification and verification plans.
--- Generates and/or reviews project-related documentation and analysis results to ensure their completeness and quality.
--- Evaluates suitability of current products for new applications; works with team to develop bids and proposals for new, modified, or upgraded projects. Awareness of external trends relevant to projects.
--- Works within team to develop predictive component and product performance models; develops plans to verify models for component and product characteristics. Able to perform analysis within their technical domain and can lead analysis-led design changes (performance, stress, thermal, fluid flow) using the analysis results.
--- Interfaces with customers as part of development programs; works closely with suppliers on component and product development.
--- Participates in ideation for new products and technologies; provides innovative ideas for improvements to existing products. Generates IP and Publications in support of business needs.
--- Applies advanced tools in problem solving and project management to solve technical issues.
--- Understands risks, design trade-off, tolerancing, and component interactions and incorporates design for manufacturing and cost. Incorporates machining/manufacturing capabilities into statistical design of mechanical systems to meet performance and cost. Can interpret product requirements and specify appropriate enhancements to the design as per DFA & DFM fundamentals.
--- Has an understanding of drawing standards with advanced DG&T application for repeatable part dimensions using datum referencing dimensioning schemes.
--- Understands and can develop system level and sub-system/component level requirements flow down.
--- Deeper understanding of aerospace regulatory standards, regulations, and certifications.
--- Collaborates with analyst and challenges approach and results.
--- Provides technical expertise to support manufacturing, field service engineers, and customers.
--- Coaches and mentors junior engineers on oxygen product development technology.
--- Provide excellent communication through technical writing, verbal communication, and presentations.
--- Perform other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Davenport, IA facility will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. "Green Card Holder"), Political Asylee or Refugee.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in Mechanical, Systems, or Aerospace Engineering

    • 5 years of engineering design and project experience

    • Experience in an engineering aerospace environment

    • Experience with Pro/Engineer (CREO)

    • Ability to apply Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) principles

    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and material selection for engineering design

    • Ability to perform basic structural and/or performance analysis.Working knowledge of Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Design for Manufacturability (dfM), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Design of Experiments (DOE), and Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) principles.

      We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
      Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 1-800-836-6345 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.
      We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here (https://www.eaton.com/content/dam/eaton/company/careers/US%20Benefits%20updated%2010.24.22.pdf) for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Keywords: Eaton, Davenport , Senior Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Davenport, Iowa

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