Senior Mechanical Engineer

Hopkinton, MA 01748

Posted: 06/20/2019 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Mechanical Engineer Job Number: 3909024

  • Develop and create detailed design and mechanical layout of components, subassemblies, and top level instruments from concept through production
  • Develop and review design concepts, drawings, bills of material, and assembly processes
  • Conduct detailed engineering analysis and test of components, subassemblies, and instruments to verify design and specification goals
  • Perform mechanical, fluid, thermal, and systems analyses to support new and existing designs
  • Lead in prototype build and preproduction activities
  • Develop, design and implement equipment, tooling, fixturing, and processes to achieve production requirements for safety, delivery and cost
  • Provide assignments and technical mentoring to junior level Engineers, Designers, and Technicians
  • Broadly utilize DFM (Design For Manufacture) methods and GD&T
  • Prepare, drive and present design and drawing reviews
  • Work closely with NPI (New Product Introduction) to ensure smooth transition of design into volume manufacturing


  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • MS Mechanical Engineering is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years industry experience in design and analysis of precision mechanical/electromechanical components/assemblies for volume production

Knowledge, Skills Required:
  • Proficiency designing precision mechanical components and assemblies taking into consideration design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, interchangeability, ease of assembly, and cost
  • Proficiency using 3D parametric modeling software (preferably Solidworks or UGNX)
  • Proficiency conducting Finite Element Analysis (CFD and experience with ANSYS considered a plus)
  • Strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles, materials, solid and fluid mechanics, and heat transfer
  • Strong knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5 2009 as well as industry drafting standards
  • Knowledge of injection molded plastics design desirable
  • Experience with DFM (Design for Manufacture) methodology
  • Experience processing ECO's, practicing organized revision control using a Product Data Management tool (PDM - SAP preferred)
  • Fluency in English - written and spoken
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within and outside of team, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with superiors, peers, suppliers and customers

Marques Swift
Client Relationship Coordinator

Marques joined The Panther Group in 2015. He developed a keen eye for talent which serves both our candidates and clients well!

Fun Fact: He is a big Boston sports fan, and is a season ticket holder for the New England Patriots.

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