Senior R&D Analytical Electromechanical Engineer
- Lead and apply analytical and problem-solving methodologies including mathematical modeling and simulations to optimize performance:
- Mechanical: static, dynamic, kinematic, vibration, and numerical analysis.
- Electromechanical: sensors, motors, and solenoids.
- Lead the development of analytical toolchain and infrastructure including hardware and software documentation for both mechanical and electromechanical model-based product development.
- Coach and train project team members by providing expertise concerning best practices of analytical methodologies, development processes, and tools:
- Review design of electromechanical systems.
- Develop design concepts for architecture of robotic systems.
- Create functional specifications and design requirements.
- Propose directions for future design and development work.
- Determine the feasibility of potential concepts.
- Participate in electromechanical engineering activities through all phases of the product development lifecycle including requirement generation, design specification development, feasibility analysis, design, optimization, implementation, sourcing, prototyping, assembling, testing, and verification.
- Create specifications, author test protocols, perform issue resolution, and lead data analysis, develop prototypes, and conduct engineering tests.
- Conduct research with respect to relevant technical publications and patent literature to apply the latest technology and methodologies.
- Author technical publications to be published and or presented at conferences, journals, and other relevant publications.
Desired Skills and Experience
- PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Biomechanical Engineering plus 2 years of product development experience, including the following which may be gained concurrently:
- 2 years of experience using analytical tools including FEA, MATLAB, Simulink, Simscape, Minitab, and Tolerance Analysis tools;
- 2 years of experience with SolidWorks or another CAD system;
- 2 years of experience in robotic and machine design with respect to containing, precision moving parts, and sub-assemblies; and
- 2 years of experience developing bioengineered products for medical use or engineering knowledge of electromechanical engineering principles that can be obtained through graduate level coursework including: multi-body kinematics; dynamic analysis; mechanisms, stress, and finite element analysis; vibration; development of real-time platforms; motion control systems; and electromechanical prototyping tools such as data acquisition systems.