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Project Mechanical Engineer, High Speed Electro-Mechanical Actuation

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date Posted: 11-21-2018
Project Mechanical Engineer – Grand Rapids, Michigan

DISHER is currently partnering with an aerospace industry leader in Grand Rapids, Michigan on their need for a Project Mechanical Engineer. This role can be based in either Grand Rapids, Michigan or Los Angeles, California. In this role, you will join a forward-thinking group in developing new technologies providing motion control solutions. You will provide engineering team leadership for the new product development of aerospace electro-mechanical actuation products from proposal through initial production.

What it’s like to work here:
This global company is a place where creativity, invention, and discovery become a reality. They offer a stable work environment where you will have the opportunity to work on cross-functional, collaborative teams. You will create products that are reliable, efficient, safe, and sustainable.

What you will get to do:
  • Work with the Lead Mechanical Design Engineer and complete engineering layouts and parts lists meeting schedule and budget goals.
  • Prepare proposal drawings as required.
  • Design and direct testing of development concepts.
  • Advise laboratory personnel relative to equipment operation specifications, test requirements, procedures, etc., and assist in the evaluation of test results to determine equipment design and material modification requirements.
  • Prepare engineering proposals by compiling, preparing, and/or providing technical data.
What will make you successful:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical). Masters’ of Engineering a plus.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in electro-mechanical actuation systems, and/or electrical mechanical power flow.
  • Experience with Pro/E modeling and the creation of detailed drawings.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the aerospace industry.
  • Knowledge of standard manufacturing processes and ability to design for manufacturability.
  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time.
What’s next?
Apply for this position here: www.disher.com/careers
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.

Learn about other DISHER opportunities here: http://DISHERdesign.catsone.com/careers
Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. 

Keywords: Electro-mechanical, systems engineering, aerospace, actuators.
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