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Mechanical Design Engineer

Warren, NJ

Job Description

This position will be responsible for designing the mechanical system, components and sub-assemblies for the BDS active antenna system. This includes weather proof sheet metal enclosures, cable interfaces, thermal design, and mounting systems. Specific responsibilities of this position include:

  • Development of SolidWorks models of enclosure, PCBAs, wiring, interfacing, hardware, and spatially sensitive components
  • Perform detailed thermal design and analysis using heat load and dissipation models and design improvements including high performance free-air convection thermal management
  • Design or propose changes as needed to improve form, fit or function of the assembly such as mechanical interferences, field reliability, tolerance studies, product weight
  • Execute stress models on mechanical design including wind and solar loading
  • Design suitable test fixtures for sub-assemblies capable of being used in high-volume test production environment
  • Create and update design documentation packages to be used by product engineers and contract manufacturers
  • Technical supply chain support for manufacturing of product including sourcing and qualifying new components
  • Create and execute appropriate test plans to validate mechanical and thermal designs

 

Preferred Experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Detailed knowledge of outdoor wireless equipment environmental specifications and design solutions
  • Proven experience using SolidWorks or similar mechanical/thermal design and analysis tools
  • Experience in developing techniques and designing EMI/EMC compatible shielding of sub-assemblies in sensitive RF circuit environments.
  • Demonstrated track record delivering quality products in multiple complete development cycles for high volume outdoor wireless equipment
  • Experience in DFx techniques particularly related to Design for Manufacturability
  • Experience in technical design and support
  • Willingness to sometimes do work outside of normal job duties described
  • Occasional travel to supplier and/or customer locations
  • Experience with the support of contract manufacturing
  • Experience in use of product lifecycle management tools including engineering change orders, BOM creation and change management
  • Ability to work in a small team

Education

A BS degree in Mechanical Engineering is required. A Master’s degree is a plus.

Benefits

We offer benefits that are competitive and comprehensive including the following:

  • Performance-based annual bonus
  • 401K with performance-backed employer match
  • Early stage equity
  • Medical, dental and vision care programs
  • Flexible and subsidized vacation policy
  • Regular company-sponsored team lunches, unlimited beverages & snacks, etc.

Contact us at jobs@bluedanube.com about the above position(s) or other potential career opportunities and please include your resume.