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Job ID: 38987

Mechanical Engineer 
A successful candidate would need to be able to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions would need to be imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives.  This implies a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in mechanical engineering.

The Mechanical Engineer will work under the direction of the lead mechanical engineer.  They will contribute to determining and developing approaches to solutions.

Mechanical Engineer Qualifications 
Experience with computer aided tools including both solid modeling and drafting packages is required. Experience with SolidWorks is strongly desired.
Experience using FEA modeling tools is desired.
Knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials science, and prototyping techniques is strongly desired.
Ability to apply mechanical engineering theories to practical designs is required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
Knowledge of polymers and composite materials is desired.
Knowledge of design and drafting methods including geometric dimensioning & tolerance is strongly desired.
Knowledge of engineering tests techniques, methods, equipment and instrumentation is strongly desired.
Knowledge of domestic and international regulations (e.g. FAA or DOD regulations) on the certification of test articles/vehicles to assure compliance of design is desired.
2-4 years in an engineering classification with a Bachelor's degree or 0-3 years in an engineering classification with a Master's degree.



Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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