Mechanical Design Engineer - Medium Voltage Drives

Job Description

Position Overview

Provide mechanical engineering design solutions in the world’s leading water and air cooled, medium voltage, variable frequency drive.  Solutions include 3D modeling, analysis, and proper assembly documentation for modification of electrical equipment used to power some of the world’s most important process systems.


Perform engineering, mathematical and scientific analysis as required to support the design/development of new and existing products.

Develops the design of complex hardware solutions. Guides tracking of very complex orders to ensure that equipment, cost and delivery objectives are met by responding to customers promptly.

Develop mechanical engineering specifications to be used as technical guidelines in the design of new products.

Create designs to satisfy the technical objectives of a project utilizing 3D CAD software and modeling software (NX preferred).

Sheet metal enclosure designs

Water cooling plumbing designs

Analyze mechanical structures for strength, airflow, vibration, etc.

Coordinate with electrical engineering on the design of electrical components.

Coordinate with manufacturing personnel and materials personnel on the overall structure of assemblies in project designs.

Lead a team of mechanical engineers and designers.

Understand and execute ECRs for provided designs.

Use of PLM system (Teamcenter) to obtain engineering released documentation

Attend design reviews internally to resolve technical and programmatic issues.

Participate and perform action items as a team member or lead projects involving other engineers and cross-functional team members.

Represent Operations Engineering Department on cross-functional teams/meetings

Demonstrates knowledge of organizations business practices and issues

Self-motivated with ability to deliver on-time

Continuous improvement mentality

Typically eight-ten years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Responsibilities as presented above.

Housekeeping and 5S activities which includes organizing work area for orderliness at all times and ensuring work area is accessible and safe for internal employees and customer traffic

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

BS Mechanical Engineering required (Mechanical or EMET preferred). Certification may be required in some areas

Advanced math skills and problem-solving skills

Knowledge of air-cooling designs and analysis

Knowledge of piping and plumbing design and analysis

Intermediate computer skills required, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat

Good oral and written communication skills

Strong organization and excellent time management skills

Ability to work in a strong process-oriented facility. 

Possess a familiarity with, and an ability to follow, all engineering policies and procedures.

Understand and follow a standard engineering ECR process

Some travel not required for position

Safety and Quality attitude

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Minimum of eight to ten years manufacturing experience

3D design software including NX and Mechanical Desktop

Analysis software including Nastran and Ansys

Sheet metal and enclosure design experience a plus

Design in medium voltage electrical equipment environment

Knowledge of SAP

Knowledge of Teamcenter

Ability to read electrical wiring diagrams

Working in a high paced production environment


Job ID: 195217

Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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