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  • Senior Mechanical Engineer/Designer
Job Description:
We are looking for a hands-on candidate with a combination of strong practical skills and experience in employing a wide variety of analytical engineering techniques. This individual will be an integral contributor to multiple parallel design and execution tasks, supporting hardware development relating to power electronic systems.

  • Support mechanical design and analysis activities from conceptual design, to validation prototypes, to pilot and production release of inverters, converters and power systems
  • Liaise with suppliers and optimize products for low cost and high reliability
  • Support validation efforts with hands-on participation in testing
  • Design of packaging, thermal management and manufacturing technology for power converters and related products
  • Work collaboratively across multiple engineering disciplines; including electromagnetic, electrical and thermal
  • Participate in design process including: meeting new product development milestones, design reviews, optimization of cost / performance of components and subsystems, identifying technical risks, developing risk mitigation strategies and plans
  • Ability to do prototyping of mechanical designs in-house
  • Willingness and desire to take complete ownership and responsibility for projects
  • Results orientated
  • Project management experience
  • Detailed understanding of modern mechanical and electrical engineering principles and practice
  • Must be able to creatively overcome design limitations with minimum delay and cost

The candidate should have a successful track record with innovative electro-mechanical technology development. The candidate must have the following qualifications and attributes:
  • Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Three or more years of mechanical design experience (preferably within a product design environment)
  • Proficiency in CAD modeling and detailing required (Creo  & Windchill)
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience creating machine, sheet-metal and assembly drawings including knowledge of industry best practices
  • Experience with electrical design and/or manufacturing practices
  • Experience with and understanding of NEC requirements
  • Experience with industrial power electronics design and/or manufacturing practices
  • Experience with and understanding of thermal packaging, and electronic  component placement including PCBs and high power components
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills, able to generate technical reports and documentation

Job Opportunities Available

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Careers at Princeton Power Systems are fast-paced, engaging, and rewarding, with many opportunities to grow and advance for individuals who are willing to learn and develop. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, vacation and PTO. Join us, and start your career in alternative energy today!

Princeton Power Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, age, nationality, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.