Mechanical Engineer Manager


Avenel, NJ

11 - 15 years

Posted 224 days ago

  by    Anne Galatro-Campos

This job is no longer available.


This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager. This is a hand?s on multifaceted Design and Management role with also strong interaction with Manufacturing and Repair. The candidate will be required to architect innovative Power Electronic Packaging Designs for the aerospace industry. The candidate should be an expert in thermal and stress simulation tools to validate designs. Furthermore, the candidate will be expected to manage and mentor a group of Junior Mechanical Engineers.


Key Responsibilities:

In this role the incumbent?s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

1       Work with Electrical and Electro-Mechanical Engineers to make critical part placement on PCB assemblies.

2       Design layout and routing of appropriate printed circuit boards and designs associated PCB assemblies.

3       Designs overall mechanical packaging.

4       Performs design verification and tolerance checking.

5       Instruct production line assemblers on drawing content as required.

6       Consult with production engineering in the design of fixtures required for assembly          

7       Designs of minor mechanical parts as directed by the Configuration Manager.

8       Generation, revision, and maintenance of engineering drawings and parts lists.

9       Create required outline / top assembly drawings for both products and sales proposals

10   Create detail drawings for use by outside vendors to make per print fabricated parts

11   Consult with ILS department to develop assembly drawings compatible with Component Maintenance Manuals

12   Mechanical design and electronics packaging of switch mode power supplies, inverters, battery backup power, frequency converters and voltage regulators.

13   Run analysis (thermal and stress) to validate design

14   Manage Vibration testing for unit Qualification Units

15   Assist Manufacturing Engineers with transfer of Units from Engineering to Manufacturing

16   Participate in product cost reductions by looking for, and validating alternate parts.

17   Manage a group of Mechanical Engineers to meet program schedules.




The successful candidate will have a background which includes the following demonstrable experience, skills and education:

1       Education: B.S.E.E (required) and M.S.E.E (preferred)

2       Work Experience: Minimum 12years design and at least 2 years Managing Mechanical Group 

3       Must be able to use Thermal and Stress Simulation tools (FlowTherm, Ansys, etc.)

4       Highly motivated self-starters with a desire to win

5       Comfortable with being held accountable for results

6       Manage a team to solve complex problems.

7       Demonstrated Power Electronic Packaging

8       CAD Tool Solidworks

9       Be able to design and encompass all aspects of Power Electronic Packaging with emphasis on thermal and weight optimization.

10   Good writing and Documentation Skill.


Ensure compliance with applicable processes and procedures during the course of daily job function

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, reach with arms and hands, climb stairs, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 lbs.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time and an air-conditioned and heated office. The noise level is occasionally high.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performance by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Avionic Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages the application of female, minority, disabled and veteran candidates. Due to the potential for exposure to ITAR controlled data, the incumbent in this role must be a US Person (US Citizen or US Permanent Resident). Interested candidates should submit their resume and salary requirements.