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R&D Mechanical Engineer - Medium Voltage Drives

New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: Large Drives
Requisition Number: 231545
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-New Kensington
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Job Description:

Position Overview

Mechanical Engineer for medium-voltage drives reporting to the Manager of System Development.  Responsible to coordinate and lead moderately complex design projects in order to meet product requirements, cost targets and product features, while ensuring a high quality design is released on-time to support project milestones and project budget.  




  • Lead moderately complex design activities to support cost targets, feature development, design validation, type testing for 3rd party compliance and system packaging.
  • Develop and package large AC drive, Power Supply and other Power Electronics technologies; introduce new features and design-to-cost measures to enhance existing product line(s).

  • Manage the list of materials and mechanical assemblies needed to fulfill the technical requirements of the project.

  • Create Bills of Materials, develop new assemblies, validate functionality and release the part/assemblies into production.

  • Carries out detailed mechanical design work including 3D modelling, simulation (e.g. CFD, thermal, stress) and design verification testing, as required 

  • Provide technical expertise for failure mode and root cause analysis.

  • Interface, communicate and transact with Siemens vendors to support prototype fabrication, tooling and design-for-manufacturing.

  • Strong leadership, documentation, project management, and writing skills.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Minimum BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field is required with at least 3-5 years of related experience.

  • Must have experience with mechanical and electrical systems, specifically in engineering design, metal fabrication, and design-for-manufacturability. 

  • Experience spanning all phase of production development from concept creation through commercialization.

  • Knowledge of advanced manufacturing process, e.g., injection molding, casting, sheet metal, 3D printing, rapid prototyping, etc… is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Product Development Process (e.g. stage gate / PLM) and design control.

  • Experience using 3D CAD design software (NX preferred).

  • Collaborative mindset to take personal ownership of team objectives and proactively
    complete work independently to meet those objectives.

  • Required travel 5-10%.


*Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Experience with Siemens software tools (TeamCenter, SAP).

  • Prior experience in interfacing with manufacturing facility.

  • Experience of working in multi-discipline teams.

  • Typically 3-5 years of successful experience in related field. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.



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