Mechanical Engineer - Senior

Precor   •  

Whitsett, NC

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 238 days ago

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New Product Development and Improvement


  • Develops core technologiesrequired by Precor to sustain or improve its competitive advantage.
  • Designs, develops, analyzes and documents product designs which meet the functional, cost, reliability, manufacturability and safety requirements of Precor and its customers.
  • Develops design improvements, based on field data and customer feedback that enhance the reliability, profitability, ease of use and overall customer experience of Precor products.
  • Acquires and applies skills necessary to accomplish the above.  A desire and passion for continuous improvement is essential for success.
  • Identifies, quantifies, and implements tools, methods, processes and equipment which improve the capability of the department.


Communication and Leadership


  • Effectively communicates information to company personnel, customers and suppliers which they require to do their jobs.  This communication must be objective and accomplished in a neutral to positive manner.

  • Serves as a mentor to other engineers within the company, helping them develop their design, analysis and problem solving skills.

  • Appreciates and thrives in an environment of feedback with an eye towards continuous improvement both personally and from a product standpoint.

  • May serve as the Lead Engineer throughout the New Product Introduction process, working closely with the Product Line Architect, defining schedules, assigning tasks and quantifying progress against project cost, quality and schedule. 


Performs other duties as assigned


Experience and Skills

Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job, will be considered. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Product Design Engineering required.

  • Advanced degree desirable.

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum 6 years of product design/engineering experience, including the use of standard mechanical engineering analysis and software (i.e. FEA, kinematics and tolerance analysis).

  • Experience in design for manufacturability and assembly.

  • Experience in the design and manufacture of plastic molded parts.

  • Experience in the design and manufacture of sheet metal, bent tube and welded components.

  • Experience in the design of cast and powder metal parts.

  • Experience in the selection and design of power transfer products such as bearings, shafting, screw drives, pulleys and belts.

  • Ability to analyze components and assemblies for static strength and fatigue life.

  • Ability to use industry standard CAD systems for solid modeling and surfacing, design and documentation.

  • Ability to use standard shop tools and assemble your designs.

  • Ability to correctly use standard test and measurement equipment to quantify design margins and problems.

  • Ability to identify, quantify, and permanently resolve problems.

  • Ability to handle simultaneous tasks in an environment which can be stressful at times.

  • Ability to use Windows based PC's and standard software applications including Excel and Word.

  • Ability to positively communicate with customers (internal and external), to address their needs promptly and to follow through on commitments.

  • Ability to establish technical standards, methods and priorities.

  • Ability to communicate plans, projects and capabilities to Senior Management.

  • Bi-Lingual Mandarin.

  • Experience with International Suppliers.
  • Job Tracking ID: 83022-260401