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Position Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Piedmont, South Carolina
Duration: 3 to 6 month ( Contract to Hire )
Trans Tech (Wabtec)
Rate: $50/hr on w2
Job Description:
The Senior Design Engineer will be responsible for design, development and industrialization of new products.
  • Design and development of new products, equipment and systems and modification of existing products as well as Proto-Typing and testing:
    • Product design using 3D solid modeling and 2D drafting tools (SolidWorks)
    • Mechanical and structural analysis (FEA using SolidWorks)
    • Kinematic synthesis
    • Component and system tolerance analysis (GD&T)
    • Structural, electrical and thermal analysis
  • Evaluate new components, materials and manufacturing methods for application in new and existing products.
  • Support manufacturing in the industrialization of new products and equipment.
  • Support Quality in validation of incoming components.
  • Analyze and solve customer problems, developing engineered solutions.
  • Develop intellectual property to preserve and enhance TransTech’s position in the market
  • Other duties as assigned
Position Responsibilities
Successful candidates for this position will be self-starting, innovative, hands-on, resourceful and well-organized with excellent interpersonal skills and have a natural curiosity and desire to excel.
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering; working knowledge of Electrical Engineering being a plus
  • 10+ years related experience required; experience in the transit industry a plus
  • Product design and development experience using 3D solid modeling and drafting; Current SolidWorks experience required.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Good working knowledge of materials such as steel, iron, aluminum and copper alloys as well as plastics.
  • Familiar with general manufacturing, machining, fabrication, welding and finishing practices.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments effectively with a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, tailored to internal and external audiences
  • Travel up to 15% required

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