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The mechanical engineer will design and develop a new appliance. The engineer will work in a small team working on new innovation. The mechanical engineer will interface with internal and external partners to develop prototypes for functional testing, field testing, and production concepts. The mechanical engineer will design experiments to select the best design and process parameters for the concept appliance.
What You Will Do
• Design and develop functional prototypes of a home composting appliance to demonstrate concept.
• Interface with process partner to ensure system accepts consumables.
• Develop trade off curves for key system parameters such as speed of the process and energy usage.
• Work with design and electronics support to refine design for engineering field test.
• Oversee and support build of prototypes.
• Determine technical feasibility and scope costs to implement.
What You Need To Succeed
• BS in Mechanical or Equivalent
• Minimum 7 years of experience in the appropriate field
• OPEX Six Sigma Blackbelt certification preferred
• Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, IBM Lotus Notes, Microsoft Project, Solid Modeling software.
• Ability to understand and perform engineering analysis in solid mechanics.
• Understanding of thermodynamics and heat transfer systems
• Demonstrated technical excellence and the ability to develop technical solutions to new or highly complex problems.
• Ability to work with laboratory and develop unique test plans
• Strong communication skills, effectively sharing and obtaining information from internal and external parties
• Strong planning and decision making skills,
• Experience working on new development projects
OtterBase is dedicated to providing employee benefits that not only match industry standards, but exceed them. Benefit packages are custom design to meet each contractor’s individual needs. Certain benefits require employee contributions.
OtterBase is an Equal Opportunity Employer