Top Senior Mechanical Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Senior Mechanical Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Mechanical Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.0% of Senior Mechanical Engineer resumes contained New Product Development as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Senior Mechanical Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Senior Mechanical Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Championed engineering documentation release for lead engineers during design verification and qualification phases of new product development.
  • Design of automated equipment and fixtures for manufacturing improvements, and supporting new product development.
  • Directed new product development activities for electronic ballast used in the commercial lighting industry.
  • Coordinated tooling/molding activities between new product development teams and supplier technical support.
  • Create presentation for management and customers to better understand new product development.
  • Lead Mechanical Engineer in new product development and existing product improvement.
  • Managed engineering activity within the Existing and New Product Development Teams.
  • Develop and manage new product development projects and engineering projects.
  • Lead mechanical engineer on several new product development projects.
  • Participate local new product development.
  • Directed and coordinated the activities of the new product development and worked with marketing managers in the new product developments:.
  • Experienced performing analysis on existing and new product development in areas of hydraulics systems for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV).
  • Engineer responsible for all phases of New Product Development of Digital Cellular Telephones, From Initial Concept to Production.
  • Added responsibilities of lead mechanical engineer for three different new product development projects in the last 2 years.
  • Decreased post product launch changes within portable generator group by promoting and improving New Product Development process.
  • Provided new product development and the sustaining efforts for the company's complete line of cameras.
  • Involved in new product development (NPD) and complete product design from concept to completion.
  • Worked closely with New Product Development to improve new product designs and reduce cost.
  • Major role in new product development, and creation of the IPD process.
  • Identified and tested new ultra pure materials for research and new product development.

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2. Mechanical Design

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Here's how Mechanical Design is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Manage mechanical design, stress analysis, and machined parts manufacturing processes with outside suppliers to satisfy test facility delivery requirements.
  • Designed and implemented new mechanical designs for revolutionary lighting technology NPI programs for the Domestic, International and Military automotive markets.
  • Delivered TDM naval prototype units and technical data package Skills Used Mechanical engineer responsible for mechanical design and drafting.
  • Lead Senior mechanical design engineer working on client projects in the commercial, medical and military/homeland security markets.
  • Lead the mechanical design, prototyping and performance verification of the miniature mechanism for personal glucose monitor.
  • Managed 10-person Engineering design team in complete RF/electrical and mechanical design of airborne power distribution unit.
  • Project responsibilities include engineering review and approval of the mechanical design, drawings, and specifications.
  • Performed mechanical designs for various environmental projects throughout Florida Georgia, North and South Carolina.
  • Performed complex mechanical designs of linear and rotary robotic instruments, for custom applications.
  • Directed mechanical designer on programs, reviewed all documentation for completeness and approved it.
  • Developed sensor and measurement system which was integrated into test bench mechanical design.
  • Conduct Mechanical Design Verification Test per L-3 Mechanical Environmental Design and Qualification Guideline.
  • Created mechanical designs, drawings, wrote test procedures and recorded mechanical/electrical assemblies.
  • Developed mechanical design for modular engine/ GPS display unit using multiple display sizes.
  • Performed mechanical design on portable automatic test equipment for GBU-15/AGM-130 guided munitions.
  • Performed detailed mechanical design of new products and improvisation of existing ones.
  • Performed mechanical design of machined and sheet metal enclosures for power electronics.
  • Project responsibility of mechanical design and development for Abbott Laboratory products.
  • Performed mechanical design and engineering calculations; researched and analyzed materials.
  • Completed mechanical design and documentation of fully custom RF switching applications.

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3. Solidworks

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Here's how Solidworks is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Create 3-dimensional designs and drawings with SolidWorks software of innovative safety equipment for new and existing product development and manufacturing.
  • Facilitated product development by producing creative ultrasound test fixtures & the first generation targeting catheter designs using SolidWorks.
  • Design of heavy-duty field-ready enclosures for military and commercial use from concept to production using SolidWorks.
  • Applied SolidWorks FEA tool to verify thermal and mechanical calculations followed by experimental verification.
  • Handled FEA structural calculations for vacuum table deflection using SolidWorks simulation software.
  • Designed cutting edge imaging systems optimized for compact packaging using SolidWorks 2009.
  • Utilized SolidWorks to generate design layouts, fabrication, and assembly documentation.
  • Re-designed flow sensor diaphragms utilizing SolidWorks in order to improve functionality.
  • Designed complex optical lens using SolidWorks surfacing and advanced part design.
  • Designed structural enclosure for water power generation unit using SolidWorks.
  • Used SolidWorks Simulation to perform stress analysis on critical components.
  • Experience of mechanical design engineering of new products using SolidWorks.
  • Created detailed mechanical designs and documentation using SolidWorks.
  • Design and analysis accomplished with SolidWorks and CosmosWorks.
  • Documented products and processes using SolidWorks.
  • Designed (SolidWorks 2010) unique two- and single column portable roller guided electric Screw Jacks with a base-located drive.
  • Designed extrusions, injection moldings, sheet metal, die castings and machined parts using SolidWorks, PDM/Works & Cosmos.
  • Provide mechanical design and structural analysis for support of Army Air and Missile Command under PIF contract using SolidWorks.
  • Utilize SolidWorks to create component, assembly, detail and customer drawings of mechanical and electronics packaging designs.
  • Used SolidWorks and Simulation (Finite Element Analysis) to make designs more robust given system conditions.

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4. Finite Element Analysis

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Here's how Finite Element Analysis is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Optimized product designs by finite element analysis and testing to meet mechanical and thermal test requirements per military standards.
  • Managed and utilized PhD consultants in materials, acoustics, mathematical modeling and finite element analysis.
  • Performed multiple iterations of design, material selection and finite element analysis for medical disposables.
  • Performed extensive shock and vibration analysis use finite element analysis software and hand calculations.
  • Conducted extensive structural and thermal analysis on antenna structures using finite element analysis techniques.
  • Utilize finite element analysis software to develop and analyze mechanical components and assemblies.
  • Carried out the finite element analysis followed by verification using experimental modal analysis.
  • Performed finite element analysis (FEA) on mechanical components for design optimization.
  • Spearheaded implementation of analysis capability (Finite Element Analysis etc.)
  • Performed finite element analysis to optimize high-temperature fluid tank design.
  • Performed finite element analysis, qualification analysis and prepared reports.
  • Conducted extensive Finite element analysis and calculations on complex assemblies.
  • Provide integrity reports using conventional engineering and finite element analysis.
  • Performed Finite Element Analysis to verify product designs.
  • Performed finite element analysis of machinery structures.
  • Served as point of contact for high performance computing, software development, finite element analysis, and ASME code committee.
  • Program included finite element analysis, static and crash sled testing, and flight testing (U.S. Patent 7,275,710).
  • Review and develop finite element analysis (FEA) models and classical hand calculations in support of aircraft designs.
  • Provided support and guidance to Finite Element Analysis (FEA) team and approved all assembly and component analysis.
  • Introduced Finite Element Analysis (FEA) system into design processes and saved $50K annual.

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5. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Scrutinized the organization to determine the direction including allegiances to CAD, political complexities, future productivity and staffing complement.
  • Provided mechanical design engineering and CAD documentation for numerous custom products related to conveyor systems and electronics automation equipment.
  • Provided critical review of mechanism design and sub-system integration through evaluation of CAD data, prototypes and tolerance analyses.
  • Developed design for aircraft spar structures including large-assembly CAD model, composite layup documentation, & manufacturing tooling fixtures.
  • Created CAD models of cutting-edge electronic components to facilitate integration into test circuits and higher-level simulation software.
  • Supervised mechanical design and CAD modeling for various product development teams.
  • Authored installation and service manuals; CAD generated illustrations were included.
  • Standardized drawing formats and implemented design automation into CAD system.
  • Completed CAD modeling/detailing for all components.
  • Provided Market team with animations, rendered photos and in some cases Z-corp plaster 3D mock-ups based from SolidWorks CAD files.
  • Worked together with and mentored mechanical designers in projects to improve CAD data quality and increase the flexibility of product models.
  • Participated in field surveys, led CAD efforts upon return, & participated in field validations of IK's in KSA.
  • Create and review 3D CAD designs, apply 6 sigma statistical tolerance methods, and manage FEA and thermal analysis.
  • Supervised CAD Group to ensure documentation produced to company standards of accuracy, ASME compliance, and design for manufacturing.
  • Used CAD to model designs and redesigns, and used FEA to analyze effects of loading on parts and assemblies.
  • Reduced design times by creating precision 3D CAD models of multiple components and assemblies for antenna-sensors and equipment enclosure subsystems.
  • Created automated CAD tools for calculating center of mass with respect to center of buoyancy for ballasting and trim efforts.
  • Delivered streamlined design approach from overall physical layout and features porting from 3D CAD and thermal to specific board layouts.
  • Initiated concepts and parts using 3D CAD modeling; reduced costs by machining and fabricating parts to modify prototype.
  • Developed guidelines and procedures for consistent and proper CAD modeling and drafting practices using Siemens NX 10.0 CAD software.

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6. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Contributed to the development of new industrial HVAC systems in a global multidisciplinary work environment.
  • Directed intensive individual in-house training programs for new and experienced HVAC designers and engineers.
  • Generated HVAC and plumbing engineering solutions and estimates for GMP and industrial manufacturing facilities.
  • Develop customized HVAC systems for expansion and renovation designs.
  • Prepared construction documents for HVAC and mechanical utilities.
  • Design of HVAC system and plumbing booster pumps and indoor hydro-pneumatic water storage tanks for this building and some site work.
  • Prepare design and contract drawings for the replacement of all HVAC equipment for the renovation of the existing convention center.
  • Packaged Booster skid systems, NFPA 20 Fire Pump packaged systems and HVAC / Heat Transfer packaged pump skid systems.
  • Surveyed and designed HVAC systems for retail, commercial, educational, and residential projects; coordinated with other trades.
  • Coordinated a variety of HVAC performance testing, including airflow, capacity, structural frame integrity, and water carryover.
  • Designed the HVAC Hazardous Waste Management Plan - EPA Region VI adopted the plan as standard for Air Force Managers.
  • Install (to code requirements) and troubleshoot HVAC, Water, and Mechanical systems in support of Clinical Manufacturing.
  • Work includes the design of the HVAC system utilizing chilled water piping, air-handling units, cooling towers and boilers.
  • Developed the HVAC design for several industrial facilities, including duct layout, air handling units, and cooling towers.
  • Lead mechanical engineer for HVAC and plumbing systems on pharmaceutical Clean Rooms, Kilo Labs and central energy plants.
  • Developed HVAC, plumbing and fire protection design standards for laboratories and fume hood environmental system for the university.
  • Designed components, piping and HVAC for Wet Trainer that provides simulation for damage control teams for NAVAL applications.
  • Characterized HVAC and plumbing systems in underground and above ground facilities to support counter weapons of mass destruction mission.
  • Mentor colleagues, contractors, clients and other project stakeholders on the installation of HVAC systems and building controls.
  • Designed HVAC systems for the Fulton Street Transit Center, a major subway transportation complex in New York City.

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7. Engineering Support

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Here's how Engineering Support is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provide engineering support to manufacturing operation to meet manufacturing objectives and address product related issues arising from the production floor.
  • Provided sustaining engineering support for commercialized product, and conducted root cause analysis to solve manufacturing and screen printing issues.
  • Provided engineering support for improving the quality and reliability of existing products while concurrently reducing costs and manufacturing time.
  • Provided sustaining engineering support for existing SMT oven product lines for cost reduction, quality improvement, and problem resolution
  • Provide design and engineering support to customer, testing and manufacturing personnel for avionics components and electronics packaging.
  • Performed engineering support of projects of building new and retrofitting of natural gas compression and processing facilities.
  • Supplied quotations to potential customers for special rack applications and provided engineering support for major construction projects.
  • Provided manufacturing engineering support by training assembly operators, and creating assembly key points and instructions.
  • Provided engineering support, supervised naval construction sites and participated in facility engineering management meetings.
  • Provided mechanical and manufacturing engineering support to adult incontinence production machines and various plant systems.
  • Provide engineering support for medical manufacturing operation of disposable blood separation and storage devices.
  • Provide cross-discipline engineering support to implement complex automation solutions for various live-science needs.
  • Provided mechanical engineering support to suppliers developing technology for the PATRIOT Radar System.
  • Provided engineering support of aircraft safety analysis and engineering investigations as a SME.
  • Provided overall engineering support for manufacturing, maintenance, and quality assurance.
  • Provided maintenance and project design engineering support to packaging and warehouse facilities.
  • Provided engineering support and direction for transition of design to manufacturing.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching skills for designers and engineering support professionals.
  • Provided engineering support and management for building and testing prototypes.
  • Provided customers with engineering support for installation and operational troubleshooting.

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8. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Developed test procedures and generated qualification test reports utilizing military and RTCA standards for FAA and customer acceptance.
  • Gathered requirements from military specifications for environmental test plans and initialized creation of test procedures.
  • Developed and wrote test procedures, integrating customer design and environmental test specifications.
  • Developed internal processes and test procedures for new vehicle development.
  • Developed test procedures for testing effectiveness of sealants and adhesives.
  • Developed manufacturing assembly and test procedures for various products.
  • Developed assembly and environmental test procedures for all sockets.
  • Coordinated and directed Factory Acceptance Test procedures.
  • Developed test procedures and mechanical requirements.
  • Developed assembly and test procedures.
  • Develop evaluations, calculation notes, test procedures, test reports, and program summary reports to document qualification of equipment.
  • Write test procedures and provide instructions to technicians regarding assembly and testing of components by avoiding redundant processes and test procedures.
  • Developed test procedures and assisted in test setup, instrumentation, witnessing, and results reporting of sensitive structure failure testing.
  • Completed numerous test procedures and weapon systems procedures for the use during manufacturing, testing, transportation, installation and disposition.
  • Led the writing of technical documents (statement of objectives, specifications, test procedures, maintenance procedures, etc.)
  • Perform V&V testing on final units per test procedures, IEC 60601, company durability and reliability requirements.
  • Worked closely with staff engineers to check, review drawings, specifications, design reports, and test procedures.
  • Created and managed system test procedures that validated components for satellite's flight in long term vacuum environments.
  • Established project schedules, developed test procedures, and conducted literature studies to guide development of new materials.
  • Worked with the environmental test group to generate test procedures and reviewed test results for accuracy and completeness.

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9. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Utilize project management skills and Cost Estimation software to evaluate component bottoms-up and top-down should-cost from various material and manufacturing processes.
  • Project management skills include cross functional, product design and development team leadership ensuring open communications between vested corporate entities.
  • Provided technical engineering support and project management for the design, engineering and development of several automatic fish handling systems.
  • Project Management of several infrastructure projects to install facilities for electric meter failure analysis, verification, and qualification.
  • Researched piping requirements for drainage project at Red Dog Mine in Alaska Completed required classes for project management certification
  • Performed MS Project management efforts for a commercial brick and foundation contractor which included contract generations.
  • Learn and utilize project management skills in the organization and execution of project assignments as necessary.
  • Provided project management and technical support for Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing Initiatives and machinery relocation.
  • Utilized project management skills to lead manufacturing engineering team to complete complex projects on schedule.
  • Project Management for Quality Control Projects relating to Robotic CMM Machinery including Programming responsibilities.
  • Provided logistical support for engineering team including budgeting, project management, and documentation.
  • Promoted through a series or increasingly responsible teaching, engineering and project management assignments.
  • Project management duties ensuring contractual obligations, performance metrics and milestones are met.
  • Coordinated design efforts, from conceptual brainstorming through cross functional project management efforts.
  • Project Management of environmental assessment and remediation projects in the commercial/industrial sector.
  • Supported and facilitated operations group on required standards and Project Management status.
  • Project management responsibilities included project prioritization, assignment, and performance management.
  • Increased Productivity by mentoring junior engineers in project management and engineering.
  • Maintained existing R+D design tasks while taking on Project Management responsibilities.
  • Collaborate with Project Management in defining Product Requirements, and feasibility.

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10. Mechanical Equipment

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Here's how Mechanical Equipment is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided design improvements for more than 20 process and mechanical equipment items resulting in superior equipment design and performance.
  • Feed Water/& Heater Upgrade Project: Selecting equipment, Bid/Proposal evaluating for various Mechanical equipment/Piping Systems.
  • Prepared conceptual design drawings and equipment capacity calculations for HVAC and facility related mechanical equipment.
  • Redesigned and troubleshoot structural and mechanical equipment installation problems by modifying existing design or redesigning.
  • Performed requisitions, and prepared purchase orders for all mechanical equipment.
  • Perform technical bid evaluation of mechanical equipment and recommend for purchase.
  • Managed mechanical equipment meetings with Company, Contractor and Vendor.
  • Developed mechanical equipment and valve databases including data sheet generation.
  • Produced system engineering requirements for new prototype mechanical equipment.
  • Perform technical documents for mechanical equipment and piping.
  • Coordinated construction schedule of all mechanical equipment.
  • Performed in-plant mechanical equipment/facilities studies & assessments.
  • Work with vendors to select mechanical equipment
  • Prepared mechanical systems design, including cooling and heating load calculations, system layout, mechanical equipment selection, and specifications.
  • Created proposals and estimates for mechanical equipment and parts such as valves, pumps, and other process equipment.
  • Performed design, planning, rotating of mechanical equipment, material selection, and procurement and subcontract coordination.
  • Evaluate the O&M records of the existing mechanical equipment and provide options for new equipment.
  • Supported all maintenance and design activities on all types of valves, and mechanical equipment.
  • Design, or supervise the installation of mechanical equipment, components, or systems.
  • Reviewed and accepted shop drawings for mechanical equipment and materials for the project.

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11. Ansys

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Here's how Ansys is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed numerical analysis using ANSYS software package and developed closed form solutions for calculating magnitude of residual stresses in plug welds.
  • Improved dynamic response of microscope using ANSYS vibration simulation.
  • Designed and built test rigs using 3D printer to physically test the hardware, thus verifying model fidelity from ANSYS analysis.
  • Performed initial mechanical analyses of designs using ANSYS Workbench to ensure compliance to shock and vibration requirements.
  • Experienced in finite element modeling, meshing and finite element analysis using IDEAS & ANSYS Analysis package.
  • Utilized ANSYS to perform complete structural analysis of fin actuator used on the Laser Guided Rocket.
  • Performed structural, electrical / thermal analysis to optimize designs using FEA (ANSYS).
  • Performed structural and thermal analysis using Pro-FEA/ANSYS, ICEPAK CFD, FLOTHERM CFD, etc.
  • Performed Finite Element Analysis of large frame structures using ANSYS, NX NASTRAN and STAAD.
  • Performed structural analyses with ANSYS FEA software and classical hand method for various projects.
  • Used ANSYS and ProEngineer to develop products with and without fans to cool electronics.
  • Spearheaded the migration to ANSYS Workbench to reduce analysis cost by 60%.
  • Used ANSYS analysis software to predict thermal and structural performance of new products.
  • Created ANSYS finite element analysis for structural, vibration, and thermal analysis.
  • Served as the Technical Manager for ANSYS Multiphysics-Workbench software suites for GE Globally.
  • Optimized fuel processing system component designs using FEA/CFD analyses (Fluent/ANSYS).
  • Utilize ANSYS to conduct structural and thermal analysis of electronics packaging designs.
  • Performed engineering analysis (structural) using ANSYS to verify design intent.
  • Performed ANSYS modal & sinusoidal analysis for HSD radio mounting bracket.
  • Created parametric ANSYS APDL scripted FEA models for large assembly optimization.

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12. R

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Here's how R is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Supervised the work of construction engineers and inspectors with mechanical, electrical, plumbing and environmental construction projects.
  • Provided mechanical engineering technical support to all departments of PRI, working closely with procurement and production.
  • Utilize common engineering practices and commercial software to aid in development of equipment dealing with dynamic mechanisms.
  • Audited Dynamic Positioning proving trials on several DPS-3 drilling installations, ensuring DP system operational integrity.
  • Determined optimal manufacturing processes and work with vendors and manufacturers to create prototypes and production parts.
  • Performed in-depth analysis of pressure vessel flange bolted connections, flange seals and other structural/mechanical systems.
  • Developed interchangeable parts that focused on reduced fabrication time, easy installation, and durability.
  • Collaborate with customer based to identify and introduce these new technologies for crane design implementation.
  • Design tasks involved conceptual product development from concept to finished product for customer delivery.
  • Utilized cost efficient options using industry standard designs for horizontal and vertical sliding doors.
  • Created and implemented a new improved document management system and standardized the project templates.
  • Define product/process requirements of newly designed fixed platform and floating platforms large capacity cranes.
  • Implemented quality teams into instrument manufacturing over nine months and achieved significant defect reductions.
  • Delegate authority for resolving problems during manufacturing and assembly process of satellite hardware.
  • Produced detailed construction documents from concept to completion while coordinating with other disciplines.
  • Prepare detail engineering drawings to transfer design to manufacturing department for production.
  • Developed remote cooling packages that incorporated an electric fan with control circuit.
  • Developed routing of wiring harnesses and mechanical configuration of top-level assemblies.
  • Analyzed all project requests and determined their compatibility with manufacturing process.
  • Reviewed preliminary engineering drawings and specifications for new or rehabilitated projects.

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13. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Evaluated energy and water efficient design options then specified these options when operational cost savings were favorable.
  • Completed several parts consolidation projects resulting in cost savings and increased manufacturing flexibility.
  • Completed project resulted in improved production and substantial cost savings.
  • Continue development of tooling to maximize efficiency/ cost savings/ revenue.
  • Developed methods to directly recycle Yarn scrap, by-passing labor intensive processes with a cost savings of $40,000 per year.
  • Negotiated 25% cost savings ($300K) while selecting suppliers for various bearings, gearbox and motor components.
  • Supported purchasing team with supplier price negotiations that resulted in more than 2.1 million dollars in direct cost savings.
  • Negotiated contracts for new burners for multiple units, utilizing the leveraging of these units significant cost savings.
  • Managed 30-40 change orders involving label change project in which cost savings were estimated in the millions.
  • Identified and eliminated waste in the manufacturing process and realized actual cost savings of $80,000 month.
  • Achieved $1.2M+ in cost savings via redesign, facility-wide waste reduction initiatives and extensive supplier collaboration.
  • Applied thin-wall plastics housing design and compliant pin design technology to design to realize further cost savings.
  • Consolidated 37 different consumable sets into 3 unique tool sets resulting in a 50% cost savings.
  • Redesigned trim wire fixture tooling, resulting in annual cost savings of $65K per year.
  • Assigned to HSA/VCM redesign, which resulted in a significant cost savings for the Zip program.
  • Redesigned Counterweight Frame to reduce pit depth resulting in installation cost savings for the MonoSpace product.
  • Identified and implemented cost savings of $2.1M on existing units in first 30 days.
  • Reduced fabrication cost of parts yielding a potential cost savings of $4-million in production.
  • Led the design of cost reduced cable harness on Power Amplifier exceeding cost savings goal.
  • Project was completed on time and yielded an annual cost savings of $10M.

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14. Autocad

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Here's how Autocad is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Prepared structural/mechanical repair dispositions, interfaced with production personnel to resolve discrepancies, and revised AutoCad design drawings.
  • Utilized AutoCAD Inventor software and 3D modeling structural analysis techniques to increase drawing accuracy and reduce errors.
  • Used SolidWorks to generate solid models/drawings, and AutoCAD for detailed exploded assembly parts lists documentation.
  • Designed and developed technologies to manufacture filtration products and automotive assemblies using AutoCAD Mechanical 2004.
  • Developed and supported test fixtures for product validation of electrical components using AutoCAD.
  • Detailed design electronics enclosure with forced air-cooling with Inventor and AutoCAD.
  • Developed customized programs within AutoCad to increase productivity within the department.
  • Developed manufacturing and CNC drawings with AutoCAD and Mechanical Desktop.
  • Gained product design and documentation experience on AutoCAD.
  • Created specifications, plans, construction documents, computer models, AutoCAD drawings, and reviewed design documents prepared by others.
  • Create room to room, room to equipment, and equipment to equipment wiring diagrams using wildfire and AutoCAD.
  • Created new AutoCAD files of the different hydraulic hose assemblies to be used as templates for new hoses.
  • Developed Intel's first AutoCAD standards throughout the company to achieve design consistency and standardized design formats.
  • Created machine models in AutoCad software in order to revise the design of the machine parts.
  • Provided Configuration Management for documentation control and Engineering Change Orders (ECO), using AutoCAD.
  • Designed motor mounts and routed tubing to control valves using AutoCAD 3D and Bentley AutoPLANT.
  • Maintained project documentation, records, and drawings using AutoCAD Vault PDM system.
  • Modeled, detailed and fabricated parts using Pro-E Wildfire, AutoCad and SolidWorks.
  • Designed automated system, assembly tooling, and fixtures using CadKey-7 and Autocad-12.
  • Utilized Computer Vision 5.03 CAD software, AutoCAD-LT and Auto Sketch software.

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15. BOM

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Here's how BOM is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed classical hand stress analysis and durability and damage tolerance analysis on various bomb racks and air-to-air missile launchers.
  • Created automated BOM generation tool for configured-to-order products.
  • Complete design documentation such as mechanical drawings, BOM (Bills of Material) in Agile, and assembly procedure.
  • Work with other engineer and CAD designers to complete detailed design documentation, BOM release and assembly and test procedures.
  • Redesigned Chrysler 2-chip MAP sensor, fabricated housings with vendor in China, reducing nearly 40% of BOM cost.
  • Lead system engineer responsible for the interface between Bill of Material (BOM) and Vehicle level master model.
  • Prepare bill of materials (BOM), parts numbering, costing sheets, and engineering sales and support.
  • Maintained and controlled BOM of the UAV Launcher, Arresting and Shelter systems used on the military/defense ship application.
  • Developed project management plan, bill of material (BOM), and labor pricing for several key proposals.
  • Coordinated Bill of Material (BOM) creation, Engineering Change Order (ECO) approval and incorporated.
  • Maintained drawing packages, Bill of Materials (BOM), and product solid models using Pro-Engineer 5.0.
  • Generated complete product documentation package including fabrication & assembly drawings, BOM's, assembly and test protocols.
  • Generated 3D models of concepts and provided 2D detail, assembly drawings and BOM's for production.
  • Involved in design and analysis of electronic packaging, documenting design parts (BOM) and assemblies.
  • Released production structure bill of material (BOM) for manufacturing and different Kit s configuration.
  • Prepare BOM drawings and documentation update of BIT SteraMist Activated H2O2 System for UL Standard qualification.
  • Lead electronic packaging design activities of Fuel System Control Module, capable of withstanding gravel bombardment.
  • Worked with procurement team and vendors to provide mechanical BOM cost for new product development programs.
  • Worked with sourcing to establish initial BOM cost and meet aggressive cost targets established by marketing.
  • Collaborated with engineers, suppliers, purchasing department and contract manufacturer to improve BOM cost.

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16. Design Reviews

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Here's how Design Reviews is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Participated in project technical design reviews and conduct economic studies on cost analysis as appropriate to resolve alternative causes of action.
  • Created and accomplished very formal presentations for government agencies during Preliminary Design Reviews and Critical Design Reviews.
  • Prepared formal thermal analysis reports to be used for system reliability calculations and customer design reviews.
  • Designed custom Functional Test platform and fixtures, Participated in design reviews, and solution conceptualization.
  • Generated assembly installations, functional test design procedures and graphical presentations for peer design reviews.
  • Participate in cross-functional design reviews to optimize design for manufacturing and meet cost targets.
  • Prepared and delivered presentations quarterly of Preliminary Design Reviews for internal and external partners.
  • Prepared and presented comprehensive design reviews demonstrating technical rigor and attention to details.
  • Participate in design reviews and interface with customers and internal cross functional teams
  • Coordinated and led design reviews on antenna maturity to management and customers.
  • Interfaced with US Government/Military and internal management through major design reviews.
  • Participated in customer and subcontractor design reviews and Technical Exchange Meetings.
  • Led resolution of technical disposition for successful completion of design reviews.
  • Present spacecraft configuration section at Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews.
  • Facilitated technical meetings and design reviews to drive toward milestones.
  • Prepare technical presentation reports and performed design reviews to customer.
  • Conducted periodic design reviews and documented and executed resulting recommendations.
  • Presented and participated in internal and external design reviews.
  • Participate in Manufacture Readiness Reviews and Design Reviews.
  • Instituted early vendor involvement in design reviews.

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17. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided technical support and process definition to the manufacturing facility that exceeded annual volumes of twenty million units.
  • Provided re-engineering solution as well as technical support to customer with high level of satisfaction.
  • Provide key technical support in establishing and expanding battery manufacturing capacity at production plants worldwide.
  • Provide technical support and perform on-site implementations and perform demonstrations distinguishing one product from another.
  • Provided technical support in supply chain evaluations and supplier selection process.
  • Executed hands on installation technical support to achieve validated manufacturing process.
  • Provided engineering and technical support for Electronics Specialty Gas transportation containers.
  • Assisted Technical Support Group in resolving customer questions during product introduction.
  • Provided technical support to construction personnel and conducted field inspections.
  • Provided engineering and technical support for distribution centers and installers.
  • Contributed technical support and writing for contract proposal documentation.
  • Provided technical support and training during production implementation.
  • Provided technical support and service to Engineering Division.
  • Provided technical support for mechanical group.
  • Provided technical support via component evaluation to resolve design and construction issues on several classes of US Navy nuclear submarines.
  • Provided on-site technical support for outsourced services and other functional groups on testing, manufacturing, assembly, and documentation.
  • Lead technical support for internal design teams and Asian suppliers by applying both technical skills and English-Mandarin bilingual capability.
  • Created layout drawings, managed vendor fabrication, executed FAT and provided hands on technical support for installation.
  • Increased team efficiency by providing technical support to other engineers, Electronics Global Technical Teams and sub teams.
  • Assigned to the deployment HQ group to head technical support for the AFSM100 sorting machine for US Postal.

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18. Stress Analysis

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Here's how Stress Analysis is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Work included mechanical packaging of optics and structure design, thermal stability calculations and stress analysis.
  • Performed thermal calculations, stress analysis and shock and vibration evaluation to ensure environmental compliance.
  • Revealed potential safety load deficiencies by correcting stress analysis report for Brazilian C-130 communications platform.
  • Supervised junior mechanical engineers execution of pipe stress analysis, and equipment design and specification.
  • Optimized product structural design by applying material stress analysis and vibration technology.
  • Designed and evaluated mechanical drive systems including stress analysis and motion control.
  • Performed thermal and hydraulic stress analysis piping calculations for plant water systems.
  • Stress analyzed equipment with Cosmos and classical stress analysis equations.
  • Performed structural/stress analysis of 3-D solid models to optimize designs.
  • Performed design qualification for various components & stress analysis.
  • Stress analysis and evaluation of composite material design and performance
  • Prepare stress analysis procedures and stress analysis report.
  • Perform Structural/Stress analysis of Retinal Handler components.
  • Performed computer-aided, piping stress analysis.
  • Performed detailed structural and stress analysis.
  • Run machinery stress analysis and components.
  • Designed stress analysis for pipelines.
  • Participated in an overseas assignment to provide supervision and guidance of stress analysis and piping design work for project task completion.
  • Pipe stress analysis using Caesar II for plant modifications at the Whiting Refinery (British Petroleum), Whiting, IN.
  • Simulate shock load, sinusoidal, random vibration and stress analysis to determine structural integrity of chassis, and cabinets.

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19. GD

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Here's how GD is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Developed strategies to manufacture lower cost products, used ANSI Y14.5 for GD&T, sized machine frames & structures.
  • Produced detailed engineering drawings for machining, fabrication, and finishing facilities using ANSI standards and GD&T.
  • Experienced in detail part design, creating drawings and using GD&T in accordance with ASME Y14.5.
  • Created drawing standards to include material properties, material processes, GD&T, finish, etc.
  • Performed intensive tolerance studies utilizing GD&T to demonstrate optical alignment and component and fastener clearances.
  • Performed root cause analyses and applied GD&T experience to resolve tolerance issues jeopardizing product launch.
  • Used GD&T to reduce fabrication fallout of handset cradle spring plates due to tight tolerances.
  • Coordinated P&ID development for FGD processes, flue gas system, and miscellaneous services.
  • Designed and documented extreme armored vehicles for all branches of the military utilizing GD&T.
  • Initiated new GD&T print standards and paperless ECR, approval, and storage procedures.
  • Reviewed and revised GD&T and Reduced Dimension Drawing (RDD) engineering specifications.
  • Assist engineering staff in understanding and application of GD&T to all production drawings.
  • Design validation of fit, form and function, using GD&T methodology.
  • Provided support to other engineers in the application of ASME Y14.5 GD&T.
  • Worked with minimum and maximum tolerance, dimensional accuracy and GD&T.
  • Created 2D detailed drawings and performed GD&T based on 3D models.
  • Served as resource for applying ASME Y14.5 GD&T on production drawings.
  • Performed static and dynamics analysis, kinematics analysis, GD&T.
  • Peer reviews validated all dimensions met GD&T mounting clearance limits.
  • Analyzed tolerance stack up using GD&T to ensure design integrity.

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20. System Design

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Here's how System Design is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Develop mechanical system design solutions based on engineering principles and involvement in presentation of the solution to customer.
  • Key member of cross-functional team under matrix organization -mechanical engineering expert for Internet routers and rack system design.
  • Researched various system designs and prepared alternative options analyses to support nuclear tank waste retrieval.
  • Conducted and supervised complex mechanical component and system designs for implementation into standard product offerings.
  • Lead Mechanical Engineer with primary responsibility for overall system design including ergonomics and user interface.
  • Perform testing to validate component and subsystem designs including management of subcontracted efforts.
  • Coordinated planning and developing subsystem design requirements with management and subsystem engineers.
  • Perform complex thermodynamic and heat transfer analysis on different boiler/system designs.
  • Generated trade studies and working papers detailing system design enhancements.
  • Determine technical adequacy of calculations/analyses for system design.
  • Provided mechanical system design for assigned projects.
  • Developed mechanical system design and products.
  • Performed initial studies of the system architecture and made recommendations on the final system design of a major new product line.
  • Work with suppliers and original system design engineers to improve the product, a $1.5-3 million semiconductor production tool.
  • Championed collaboration with marketing, system design, engineering and construction to inspire teams and lead the project development process.
  • Provided the only sub-system design of the new copier that meets all its specifications in the final test.
  • Developed the overall System design including all ancillary systems, pipe routing and interface and coolant systems.
  • Supported auxiliary system designs, new business and proposal activities on various programs as a consultant.
  • Conceived of and implemented the overall mechanical system design and two key sub-system detail designs.
  • Completed both breadboard and prototype designs and met all major system and subsystem design requirements

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21. Assembly Drawings

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Here's how Assembly Drawings is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Checked and approved manufacturing and assembly drawings, Interface Control Documents, and system specifications.
  • Composed mechanical product performance specifications, thermal analysis reports and 3D assembly drawings.
  • Worked with Contract manufacturers for correct implementation of assembly drawings and procedures.
  • Generate all mechanical production drawings and assembly drawings for internal use.
  • Prepared detailed assembly drawings for manufacture.
  • Developed installation drawings, assembly drawings, detail drawings, and bill of materials for kit installation.
  • Produced detailed fabrication drawings, assembly drawings, and assembly bills of material for production.
  • Prepared documentation, assembly drawings, and maintained bill of materials in SAP.
  • Generated product design and assembly drawings and solid modeling using PRO-E.
  • Provide detail and assembly drawings for the sensor imaging unit.
  • Generate 2D detail drawings, assembly drawings, and B.O.M.
  • Developed all Assembly Bill of materials and assembly drawings.
  • Created all fabrication and assembly drawings.
  • Produced detail drawings and assembly drawings.
  • Created all solid models as well as fabrication and assembly drawings with Autodesk Inventor.
  • Prepared the assembly and subassembly drawings based on the analysis described above.
  • Created detailed two-dimensional fabrication and assembly drawings using three-dimensional solidmodeling software (Autodesk Inventor).

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22. Plastic Parts

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Here's how Plastic Parts is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Worked closely with manufacturing engineers to implement DFM principles for cost reduction on machined, sheet metal and plastic parts.
  • Designed modular sheet metal card cage system, injection molded plastic parts, foam molded seven foot rack doors.
  • Design of new products (including sheet metal and plastic parts) to integrate with PICMG AvancedTCA standards.
  • Leveraged various technologies to deliver many new designs of numerous plastic parts and assemblies using various technologies.
  • Designed plastic parts for injection-molding, sheet metal, and machined parts using SolidWorks and Pro/Engineer.
  • Design role includes creating metal, wood, or plastic parts from raw or stock materials.
  • Designed injection-molded plastic parts, machined parts and sheet metal parts in 3-D CAD.
  • Sketched mechanical assembly file and controlled detail design of sheet metal and plastic parts.
  • Created detail drawing of extrusion, sheet metal casting, spinning and plastic parts.
  • Conducted ROHS audit and documentation for plastic parts contained within the engineering database.
  • Design plastic parts combined with TPU or TPE over-molding materials per design requirements.
  • Designed insert molded plastic parts for new customer products of various product lines.
  • Designed Plastic parts and worked with machine shop for making molded parts.
  • Evaluated external Industrial Design sketches and the design of all plastic parts.
  • Specified plastic injection mold materials and directed the design of plastic parts.
  • Designed high volume injection molded plastic parts and sheet metal products.
  • Designed precision sheet metal and plastic parts using CADKEY.
  • Coordinated with global suppliers for injection molded plastic parts.
  • Designed plastic parts for a laparoscopy instrument.
  • Designed gold-plated reflectors, SiC-coated graphite heat absorbers, fused quartz supports and chambers, and metal and plastic parts.

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23. PCB

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Here's how PCB is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided leadership for staff of mechanical engineers, PCB designers, and configuration management specialists.
  • Worked closely with Designers to direct PCBA design compatibility with mechanical approach.
  • Developed PCB heat sinking strategy for thermal optimization of imaging systems.
  • Published MagneTek's PCB General Fabrication Specification.
  • Designed mechanical subsystems, video subsystems, electrical subsystems including design of interface circuits, schematics, PCB prototyping, cabling.
  • Worked with RF Engineers, Drafters and Designers to define efficient PCB assembly design and layout standards for the Engineering department.
  • Sheet metal design, PCBA outline drawings * Performed CFD thermal /air flow simulation analysis & lab testing of rack mount servers
  • Defined and designed PCB outlines, mechanical components (Form, Fit and Function), fiber optics routing schemes.
  • Addressed and designed Fiber Optics routing schemes and containment at the PCB level, lab and Customer interface level.
  • Source out & Approve all parts to be used for the PCBA's & mechanical parts including alternative parts.
  • Redesigned existing thermal heat sinks to target trouble areas, incorporated embedded copper coins within PCB to reduce temperatures.
  • Coordinate with Electrical and Fiber Optics engineering and PCB layout designers through development phase for best case scenarios.
  • Generate PCB mechanical layout (IDF) for component placement and perform system and board level thermal analysis.
  • Validated PCB layouts by generating PCBA assemblies using the IDF translation method for component placements and restrictions.
  • Reduced cost of electronics by dividing large PCB into stacked design of DSP PCB and Power PCB.
  • Designed detailed layout for connector locations and PCBA mounting and outline per electrical and ID requirements.
  • Coordinated and supported electrical team for the layout of the PCB and interfaces of the model.
  • Charge the Phase 2 project PCB[700.000sft] plant including design management and construction management2.
  • Designed pole clamp and packaged PCB connectors for new high-volume infusion/syringe pump product in development stage.
  • Proposed and researched solutions for new and existing mechanical designs, and PCB thermal analysis.

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24. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Assessed static and dynamic response of an optical bench and mounted components; determined attachment loads for vibration isolation system specification.
  • Developed a method of isolating vibration sources during operation of a high energy laser using frequency response and ordinary coherence functions.
  • Designed a mechanical system for a laboratory requiring critical temperature and humidity control, resulting in ISO/IEC Guide 25-1990 accreditation.
  • Design of laboratory automation products for medical applications from concept to customer, reporting to group supervisor.
  • Researched, evaluated and presented to management the path to ISO-9001 certification readiness for certification consideration.
  • Performed engineering liaison with operations team during manufacture, assembly, and installation of designs.
  • Trained operators and helped suppliers in meeting ISO and other environmental & regulatory requirements.
  • Furnish mechanical engineering advisory services and assistance to all elements of the installation.
  • Served as Equipment Reliability supervisor alternate and technical mentor to employees and Co-ops.
  • Maintained open line of communication and served as liaison between manufacturing and vendors.
  • Assumed responsibilities as Team Leader following supervisor's departure, maintaining smooth transition.
  • Implemented company ISO engineering documentation standards to support successful transition to offshore manufacturing.
  • Follow through to manufacturing & provided liaison with outside contract manufacturer companies.
  • Provided technical assistance and liaison to manufacturing, quality control and customers.
  • Functioned as North American Project Liaison for production facility installation in Brazil.
  • Project Manager and marketing liaison for product development for material transport systems.
  • Implemented company ISO engineering documentation standards resulting in successful offshore manufacturing.
  • Served as primary contractor liaison/ job representative on assigned projects.
  • Specified requirements/locations for piping supports and revised piping isometric drawings.
  • Introduced and implemented line-replaceable-units (LRU) and vibration isolation.

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25. Structural Analysis

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Here's how Structural Analysis is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Executed Fastener analysis and thermal/deflection/stress in structural analysis * Conducted a composite material end cover fatigue and shock analysis.
  • Performed structural analysis on spacecraft primary structure including composite sandwich structure, solid composite layups, and adhesives.
  • Handled all detailed design and documentation, collaborated with senior engineers on structural analysis.
  • Reviewed and approved structural analysis documentation of Science Instruments for USRA.
  • Developed structural analysis of locomotive hood and fuel tank designs.
  • Reviewed structural analysis reports for various projects to ensure quality.
  • Performed thermal and structural analysis to MIL Standard requirements.
  • Performed formal structural analysis using FEA and hand calculations.
  • Performed thermal and structural analysis and environmental testing.
  • Conduct thermal and structural analysis on water analyzers.
  • Performed local structural analysis on specified components.
  • Produced formal structural analysis report.
  • Performed thermal and structural analysis on next generation power amplifier design (1,000 Watts in a 96 in^3 volume).
  • Utilize NX/SDRC Ideas for 3D modeling, drawings, and thermal or structural analysis.
  • Perform Linear & Nonlinear Structural Analysis for various Hybrid Battery components using RADIOSS.
  • Led 15-member team responsible for the structure, major assemblies and structural analysis.
  • Led structural analysis design review and peer review meetings with engineers and managers.
  • Worked on thermal issues and using cosmos work to do structural analysis.
  • Design and structural analysis of shelter frame systems and support components.
  • Performed structural analysis using STADD III and STADD pro packages.

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26. Heat Exchangers

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Here's how Heat Exchangers is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Initiated or modified design of air conditioners, heat exchangers to meet military specification requirements.
  • Develop concept heat exchangers to meet customer specifications using proprietary code base.
  • Perform the preliminary sizing of S&T Heat Exchangers, pumps, vessels, tanks, piping line size etc.
  • Designed thermal protection systems and cryogenic heat exchangers used on Reusable Launch Vehicle engines (RLV) and FASTRAC for X-34.
  • Provided engineering support for estimating, designing, manufacturing and delivering equipment (drying towers, heat exchangers, etc.)
  • Sized equipment such as piping, valves, pumps, heat exchangers, blowers, chillers and pneumatic components.
  • Schedule and work with contractors to perform eddy current and remote field inspections of shell and tube heat exchangers.
  • Performed ASME Section VIII, Div 1 and Div 2 calculations for custom heat exchangers and pressure vessels.
  • Design of Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers, Air Coolers, Suction Scrubbers & Discharge KO Drums.
  • Recognized for designing and implementing plant-wide Condenser Water System with cooling towers and frame heat exchangers.
  • Prepared equipment sizing and specification for end suction centrifugal pumps, shell and tube heat exchangers.
  • Developed custom manifold systems for integration with the rear door heat exchangers and CDU's.
  • Designed storage tanks in accordance with API 650, and heat exchangers using TEMA Standards.
  • Experience with fluid systems, piping, valves, heat exchangers, pressure vessels etc.
  • Completed calculations to balance flow and heat load equations to size heat exchangers.
  • Performed mechanical design of heat exchangers and vessels using Aspen EDR and Compress.
  • Performed thermal analysis and design for gas to gas/fluid Heat Exchangers.
  • Performed calculations to design and select heat exchangers per TEMA standards.
  • Calculated minimum thickness for heat exchangers, and flare stack.
  • Supervised fabrication of reactors and heat exchangers with suppliers.

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27. CFD

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Here's how CFD is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed novel CFD analysis of high rate gas flow and applied the results in a dynamic FEA on a metal sub-assembly.
  • Performed thermal analysis on new designs with natural convection and forced air cooling using CFD (computational fluid dynamics) software.
  • Developed computational fluid dynamic (CFD) and thermal models of printed circuit boards, power-supply components, and assemblies.
  • Applied computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis to simulate fluid flow in pipes and in micro-channels on silicon chip.
  • Provided baseline thermal analysis (CFD) using FloEFD and supervised initial mechanical build of new products.
  • Performed FEA and CFD analyses on a variety of advanced radar equipment for the Department of Defense.
  • Run CFD (Computation Fluid Dynamics) and thermal calculations regarding heat transfer and cooling of system.
  • Performed detailed thermal, structural, and CFD to validate and iterate thermal and mounting mitigation.
  • Performed thermal calculation and CFD simulation using FloWorks for strategic placement of fans & critical parts.
  • Performed thermal analysis on product design by classical methods and via FLOTHERM (CFD).
  • Modeled valves and equipment rooms using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) with Cosmos.
  • Perform FEA, CFD and Thermal analysis for new development and existing designs.
  • Steady state CFD simulations provided insight into thermal stratification and stagnant fluid regions.
  • Conducted CFD, Thermal and Stress simulations and analysis using COSMOS software.
  • Worked cross functionally with the FEA/CFD department to analyze modal and inertial.
  • Used CFD Tools for several key components designs.
  • Review FEA / CFD models to evaluate designs.
  • Present the CFD modeling results internally and externally.
  • Optimized device design using complex CFD analyses.
  • Proposed project plan and audited CFD work.

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28. API

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Here's how API is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Design development team leadership providing; capitol and product cost estimates, prototyping coordination and testing, design-documentation reviews and release.
  • Estimated, designed, implemented, and provided project mechanical engineering for capital facility improvements and overhead engineering projects for ATK.
  • Provided technical solutions to resolve production, quality and safety related issues across through capital and expense project execution.
  • Solicited bids from contractors and coordinated outsourcing activities such as machining, rapid prototyping stereo-lithography and plastic injection molding.
  • Performed mechanical engineering related to research and development and design of Medical device capital equipment for eye surgery.
  • Fabricated complex engineered parts from titanium, stainless steel, and ceramics by employing innovative rapid manufacturing techniques.
  • Managed the cost reduction program for a Phoenix based PVD capital equipment company and supported manufacturing engineering efforts.
  • Lead Engineer responsible for supervising and managing the mechanical engineering activities associated with large capital EPCM projects.
  • Reviewed and recommended actions pertaining to crisis situations, capital projects, and company mechanical integrity procedures.
  • Provided other mechanical engineering functions for plant construction of capital projects, construction management and field coordination.
  • Manage all aspects of capital project planning and implementation including coordination of internal personnel and outside vendors.
  • Prepared official correspondence to equipment manufacturers as input to procurement efforts toward establishing capital expenditure forecast.
  • Used Pro/E modeling and FDM rapid prototyping to confirm specification requirements, viability and profitability.
  • Worked with sourcing to establish tooling estimates required by engineering manager to justify capital spending.
  • Manage capital investment project, supervise facilities maintenance, and manage equipment procurement and installation.
  • Automated Fiber/Capillary cleaving machine in final implementation will increase quality and production rate.
  • Evaluated facilities mechanical project and needs providing input in capital planning and budgeting.
  • Incorporated capillary blood acquisition from finger stick and unique spill inhibiting design.
  • Request, justify and execute capital projects to support continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Cornice missed the opportunity to capitalize on market opportunity and went bankrupt

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29. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Test cases were developed through use of competitor analysis and industry standards.
  • Implemented complete reliability test cases for tablet and smart cover.
  • Defined test plans and test cases for integrating/bringing up modules and characterizing/verifying design and system performance.
  • Support Validation and Verification efforts participating in System Test Cases development and testing data post-processing for reporting purposes.
  • Developed and refined test cases implemented globally via internal Standard Product Requirements.
  • Review and approve software design and architectural requirement documents, test cases, and V&V test protocols and reports.

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30. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Synthesize current technology, processes and Six Sigma methodologies to support engineering, manufacturing and production.
  • Improved reliability and customer satisfaction using tolerance studies based upon 6 Sigma statistical analysis.
  • Coached business executives and design & manufacturing engineers on Six Sigma methods.
  • Provided project management to launch LeanSigma transformation.
  • Completed Motorola Six Sigma Green Belt Training
  • Worked within a Six-Sigma environment.
  • Used strong knowledge of turbine generator components and broad technical background to apply Design For Six Sigma in the Tollgate system.
  • Completed Nuclear Naval Propulsion Program Six Sigma and Lean Training and served as team reference for Six Sigma and Lean issues.
  • Green belt certified (GE Six Sigma), used Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodology in development activities.
  • Introduce new products and solutions to support engineering and production and lean process by implementing Six Sigma tools and methodologies.
  • Implemented continuous quality improvement and was trained in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma processes (achieved Green Belt certification).
  • Mentored other engineers in the design of plastic, sheet metal, and rubber components utilizing Six Sigma methodology.
  • Apply Design for Manufacturing and Six Sigma techniques while designing and planning the manufacturing process of a product.
  • Improved Supply Management and supplier processes by 20% by the use of Six Sigma Management Tools.
  • Applied data from this effort to Six Sigma statistical principles, for DFSS Green Belt certification.
  • Applied Lean Six Sigma methods for minimizing defects and optimized system performance of ink delivery modules.
  • Completed my Six Sigma Black Belt training, obtaining my Six Sigma Black Belt.
  • Led Black Belt for Six Sigma project to redesign OpenSky Cell Site Base Station.
  • Used 6 Sigma tools to improve data quality on Applied Mechanics test rig.
  • Developed knowledge and used Six-Sigma to plan schedules using CDOV and DMAIC methodologies.

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31. Customer Requirements

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Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Modeled retention design by incorporating several customer requirements resulting in gaining lot of credibility from CRAY, our largest HPC customer.
  • Created manufacturing and equipment readiness tests to ensure the likelihood of providing multiple good products and fulfilling the customer requirements.
  • Identified to program management the methods required to satisfactorily fulfill customer requirements through analysis, verification, inspection and test.
  • Developed systems level understanding of customer requirements for transmission control and developed design concepts to achieve customer's goals.
  • Ensured compliance to customer requirements for electronic packaging designs including shock and vibration, thermal, environmental and maintainability/reliability.
  • Communicated with the end user and other engineering groups to ensure equipment was designed to fulfill project/customer requirements.
  • Engineered A/V automated test verification systems, based on customer requirements for the Digital Entertainment industry.
  • Completed designs with packaging, spacecraft and structural engineers that met customer requirements and internal guidelines.
  • Generated and managed mechanical packaging designs for residential consumer home networking electronics based on customer requirements.
  • Assessed Sales and Customer requirements to generate rig configuration layouts for land-based mobile drilling equipment.
  • Coordinated with team to adjust manufacturing requirements while meeting customer requirements obtaining cost saving est.
  • Verified compliance with customer requirements, subjecting pertinent components and assemblies verification tests and analyses.
  • Analyzed/translated market studies and customer requirements into PRD (Product Requirement Document).
  • Performed thermal and vibration testing to ensure packaging met customer requirements for durability.
  • Created design enhancements to an existing product to meet customer requirements.
  • Review customer requirements and flowed appropriate requirements to lower level documents.
  • Developed custom mechanical component features based on customer requirements.
  • Involved in establishing and refining system and customer requirements.
  • Designed custom enclosures to customer requirements.
  • Ensured designed parts met customer requirements.

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32. Design Changes

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Here's how Design Changes is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Analyzed and recommended products design changes to facilitate the enhancement of manufacturing and cost reduction.
  • Prepare and implement engineering design changes that consistently exceeded management cost and schedules goal objectives.
  • Conducted failure analysis of existing designs and supervised improvements in design changes.
  • Performed root-cause failure analysis, developed and implemented resulting design changes.
  • Propose design changes regarding engineering development to Government.
  • Led project to implement design changes to all 50Hz, CE marked mobile generator sets to meet updated Machinery Directive requirements.
  • Implemented and verified multiple design changes needed for product improvements, end of life component changes, and cost reduction changes.
  • Performed last minute machining of fuel cell components to accommodate engineering design changes for the first fuel cell we produced.
  • Showed a new technique that significantly improved the performance of the product in difficult cases without any design changes.
  • Analyze design changes, manufacturing processes, materials of construction, and configuration using PASSPORT PE Software.
  • Identified root causes for production part failures using FEA including design changes to remove risk for failure.
  • Implemented numerous design changes that ensured safe shutdown of the plant in the event of a fire.
  • Work with outside vendors on stress and thermal analysis and incorporated design changes driven by results.
  • Identified and provided design changes to LR-240 inertial reference unit chassis to reduce circuit cards temperatures.
  • Validate new design changes for performance and cost reduction on refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
  • Managed design changes to reduce manufacturing costs, ease product installations and speed production.
  • Evaluated and performed design changes when required including necessary trade studies and testing.
  • Design changes, procurement and field installation support for all HVAC systems.
  • Provide technical work instructions in all ASME work packages for design changes.
  • Provide Site Visits & Cost Estimate for the proposed design changes.

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33. Pressure Vessels

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Here's how Pressure Vessels is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed code calculations for replacement and modification to existing pressure vessels.
  • Generated COMPRESS models supporting alterations to existing pressure vessels at multiple refineries in accordance with ASME Section VIII, Division 1.
  • Recognized as FilmTec Subject Matter Expert on Global Piping Methodology, Pipe Specifications, ASME Pressure Vessels and Web Handling.
  • Designed boilers and pressure vessels in accordance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.
  • Address pressure-limiting-device issues on pressure vessels in unique field situations; use international codes.
  • Utilize Compress software and ASME Section VIII to design and analyze pressure vessels.
  • Reviewed pressure vessels and internals for various loading and code compliance conditions.
  • Designed pressure vessels per ASME sec VIII and customer specifications.
  • Performed ASME B31.3 calculations for pressure vessels.
  • Review critical failures of pressure vessels.
  • Prepared rotating equipment bid packages and reviewing vendor quotes on both pre-feed and detailed design of pressure vessels and pumps.
  • Design of piping and pressure vessels to accommodate heat exchanger assembly in accordance to ASME B31.1, BPV VIII.
  • Calculated stress and deflection in pressure vessels, and heat conduction components with Algor and Cosmos.
  • Specified pumps, pressure vessels, valves, baghouses, and cooling towers.
  • Rerated pressure vessels and re-evaluated discard thicknesses per rerated design data.

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34. Cost Estimates

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Here's how Cost Estimates is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Developed cost estimates, procured materials and tracked fabrication progress to efficiently complete large scale projects.
  • Prepared and reviewed construction documents including Facility Design Criteria and cost estimates.
  • Provided mechanical cost estimates and scheduling for various SeaMED proposals.
  • Reviewed and prepared mechanical specifications, prepared cost estimates.
  • Prepared project cost estimates for mechanical system installations.
  • Prepare and review specifications, drawings, suggestions, modifications, requests, and cost estimates in relation to assigned projects.
  • Develop engineering cost estimates (labor and material) which included a Basis of Estimate, for various programs and proposals.
  • Handled site layout, defined design criteria, completed initial planning and cost estimates and assisted contract negotiations for facilities support.
  • Prepared new designs and cost estimates for Aspen Road rework, major logistic route between Kuwait and southern Iraq.
  • Develop the cost estimates of new product and prepare tooling evaluation, schedules and activities for management review.
  • Develop scope of work and cost estimates for engineering projects, supply justification and obtain funding for project.
  • Supported new business development through customer analysis, product concepts, cost estimates, and proposals.
  • Developed project scope, design basis, specifications and cost estimates to meet the client specifications.
  • Developed cost estimates, schedule, and budget along with a detailed scope of work.
  • Perform cost estimates, review designs and technical data packages for conformance to standards.
  • Prepared preliminary sketches and system selections along with cost estimates and contract drawings.
  • Developed mechanical engineering scopes of work, schedules, and cost estimates.
  • Compile Bills of Materials for cost estimates and manufacture of prototypes.
  • Created cost estimates and schedules for the manufacturing and construction processes.
  • Prepared layouts, calculations and cost estimates for customer approval.

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35. DFM

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Here's how DFM is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Perform DFM and process revisions resolve issues related to reliability, efficiency, cost parameters and changing customer/client requirements.
  • Designed, performed prototyping, testing, DFM of universal paper feeding and cutting system for a wide format printer.
  • Make design improvements based on Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) analysis.
  • Redesigned the EDP frame assembly by applying DFM/DFA techniques to reduce overall weight of the assembly by 20000 lbs.
  • Coordinate with plastic injection mold tool vendors to resolve all DFM issues prior to cutting steels and production.
  • Lead exercises in Design for Manufacturing (DFM) with tool makers to improve the mold-ability of parts.
  • Coordinate development efforts for transferring designs to manufacturing, including all DFM and design for high volume manufacturing.
  • Worked with the production team to refine assembly process and minimize product defects (implementing DFMA.)
  • Worked as a one-man-team for all individual part designs, DFM, DFA, and assembly processes.
  • Incorporate Design for Manufacturing (DFM)/Design for Assembly (DFA) improvements into mechanical designs.
  • Consolidated, optimized and redesigned several core antenna products for DFM, RF performance and cost.
  • Utilized DFM techniques to ensure that designs met cost and manufacturing targets in a production-level environment.
  • Solved problems with Asia supplier and production on DFM/DFA and molding issues prior to mass production.
  • Perfected design improvements to take advantage of improved or automated production assembly processes [DFMA].
  • Reduced potential costs by over 2 million per year via DFM improvements and reduction of parts.
  • Work with manufacturing engineers, service engineers and suppliers to ensure DFM, DFA and serviceability.
  • Applied DFMA principles and knowledge of component manufacturing processes for lean, cost effective designs.
  • Lead, & coordinated with manufacturing to ensure the product was designed with DFM considerations.
  • Developed and implement world class product development processes and procedures to include DFM.
  • Worked closely with vendors/suppliers/manufacturers to ensure DFM and DFX to reduce scraps.

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36. Control Systems

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Here's how Control Systems is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Created, evaluated, and validated engineering technical documentation consisting of operating and test procedures for electronic control systems and turbine-generators.
  • Assisted in the configuration of manipulator control systems including adjusting control parameters to meet customer specifications.
  • Designed and developed versatile automated cell collection system with modular aerosol management and temperature control systems.
  • Control Systems diagrams and sequence of operation for normal and emergency operation.
  • Developed Control Systems Specifications for large and complex offshore projects.
  • Initiated Quality Control and Document Control systems.
  • Developed control systems components and assembly techniques that substantially contributed to win of $450 million guided ordinance contract.
  • Designed, installed, start-up, and perform trouble shooting of air pollution control systems.
  • Experience includes design and development of new, replacement and retrofit process control systems.
  • Manage the design and manufacture of more than 30 air pollution control systems.
  • Designed HVAC and control systems for medium to large industrial and commercial projects.
  • Design climate control systems for government, commercial, and industrial buildings.
  • Acted as subject matter expert for company regarding hydraulics and control systems.
  • Coordinated and directed generation of equipment assembly and schematic drawings for subsea control systems.
  • Developed the motion control systems for critical systems in the prototype phase using a 3 axis Galil DC Servo controller system.
  • planned, estimated, and designed mechanical and control systems for the expansion of an air force base.
  • Conduct energy conservation audits Design air pollution control systems Manage and troubleshoot installation of air pollution control systems
  • Coordinated and directed design of deepwater Subsea Production Control Systems.
  • Design and development of sensor systems for Downhole and Subsea applications, and design and development of drilling control systems.
  • Assisted in FMECAs associated with BOP control systems; .

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37. PDM

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Here's how PDM is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Supervised in-house development of software for product data management (PDM) leading to 20% reduction in product development cycle.
  • Investigate product issues, make recommendations, implement and document changes through Enterprise Product Data Management (EPDM).
  • Designed and developed various trainer projection equipment that served customer needs using Solid Works, PDM.
  • Modeled parts using Pro E and released parts in PLM/PDM while performing FEA analysis using ANSYS.
  • Implemented PDM Works and acted as the administrator for the R&D engineering team.
  • Managed data sets by means of the latest data management tools Windchill and PDM Link.
  • Utilized the Windchill PDM system for file management and revision activities.
  • Experienced with PDM, PLM and a multitude of accompanying applications.
  • Performed design work in Pro/E Wildfire and Pro PDM.
  • Support upgrade of database system and PDM upgrades.
  • Used Oracle's Agile PDM to control documentation.
  • Implemented PDM for file storage and tracking.
  • Implemented and Administered of Enterprise PDM.
  • Managed projects/files using PDM Works.
  • Released documentation using Agile PDM.
  • Attend PDMS review with Client.
  • Used EPDM and PDM Works.
  • Created paperless PDMWorks database for Quality, Purchasing and Manufacturing to access resulting in lean manufacturing.
  • Utilize Pro/Intralink 8.0 for PDM, and industrial design for several new product offerings in commercial and military business areas.
  • Facilitated the layout and Bill of Material generation using the PDM1 system of the Quantar cellular phone processing system.

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38. Tolerance Analysis

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Here's how Tolerance Analysis is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed tolerance analysis, strain analysis, thermal analysis and other environmental tests to qualify components and the entire unit.
  • Perform mechanical tolerance analysis of subsystems to ensure parts fit together properly.
  • Implemented Six Sigma tools to derive precise tolerance analysis for mechanical assemblies.
  • Performed and documented tolerance analysis for TIVS clearance during missile egress.
  • Performed tolerance analysis to ensure high level of yield in manufacturing.
  • Conduct tolerance analysis and thermal calculation to support design change.
  • Performed formal tolerance analysis of missile launch canister assemblies.
  • Performed tolerance analysis at system and subsystem level.
  • Conducted thermal, structural and tolerance analysis.
  • Performed detailed tolerance analysis of assemblies.
  • Preformed stress and tolerance analysis.
  • Follow through with part qualification including tolerance analysis, drawing releases, spec changes, and database changes.
  • Created ProE CAD models, completed geometric tolerance analysis and generated complex drawings of parts and assemblies.
  • Performed GD&T stack up analyses and tolerance analysis for jaw crushers for design validation.
  • Performed all required assemblies and parts drawings, bills of materials and provided tolerance analysis.
  • Conducted failure analysis, tolerance analysis, DFMEA, troubleshooting to drive solid corrective actions.
  • Performed EM actuator plunger valve tolerance analysis and pressure sensors mounted to PAK instrument door.
  • Performed large assembly tolerance analysis and applied GD&T to production drawing packages.
  • Reduced parts cost by performing Six Sigma Tolerance Analysis on designs prior to production.
  • Provide optical design and tolerance analysis of imaging, scanning, and measuring systems.

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39. Engineering Department

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Here's how Engineering Department is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinated purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning, and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Contract engineer assigned to the facilities mechanical engineering department as a Senior Mechanical Engineer.
  • Represent the engineering department on engineering change board and product reliability teams.
  • Transferred from Indiana to establish the Production Engineering Department at Virginia facility.
  • Developed thermal and structural analysis guidelines for the mechanical engineering department.
  • Devised practices and conventions for engineering department documentation and control.
  • Included Industrial Design, Design Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering departments.
  • Key contributor within the mechanical team and engineering department.
  • Prioritize and schedule various projects through mechanical engineering department.
  • Procured materials requested by the field engineering department.
  • Managed Mechanical Engineering Department and Reported to V.P.
  • Developed 2009 Software/Computer budget for engineering department.
  • Functioned in all that encompasses an engineering department being the sole engineer for the company and quality control department.
  • Selected to attend SolidWorks World 2012 and 2014 in San Diego, CA for Northrop Grumman Mechanical Engineering department.
  • Experience with mentoring and training new employees and support staff within the Mechanical Engineering department.
  • Headed spares parts engineering department which contributed to 20% of company's revenue.
  • Assisted the Engineering Department updating the documents related to the Welding Department.
  • Prepared and led engineering department for ASME and China License audits.
  • Conduct stress and thermal analysis for the entire engineering department.
  • Designed standard part and drawing templates for engineering department.

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40. Conceptual Design

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Here's how Conceptual Design is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Proposed conceptual design and performed feasibility study to establish performance requirements and achieve cost target of 90% reduction of competition.
  • Detail Engineering Supervision from conceptual design, detailed engineering, manufacturing, up to the installation and commissioning.
  • Lead Equipment Engineer: provided engineering support during conceptual design phases of multiple pharmaceutical bulk tablet facilities.
  • Generated conceptual design, preliminary classical analysis, Finite Element Analysis, final design models and manufacturing drawings
  • Reviewed initial weight and power requirements, and have conceptual design prepared for future implementation.
  • Worked with industrial design contractor to develop reality based conceptual designs.
  • Produced conceptual design layouts through fabrication drawings.
  • Implement conceptual design and spatial relationship with strong emphasis to neatness, speed and accuracy for first pass yield.
  • Developed conceptual design from an optical prescription, estimated costs, schedule and composed a complete project plan.
  • Performed conceptual design, development, detailed structural design and stress analysis of MSE PAC-3 Missile hardware.
  • Create conceptual design for signal delivery mechanism and prove the design concepts through prototype.
  • Develop prototypes from conceptual designs to support the build and test of developmental systems.
  • Completed the conceptual design for the development of an oil field in Northern Colorado.
  • Produced conceptual designs and layouts of products for marketing presentations and sales.
  • Performed conceptual designs to meet project objectives, cost, schedule.
  • Worked on conceptual design of EFX commercial elliptical fitness cross trainer.
  • Completed conceptual design of the INL Radioactive Calcine Packaging Facility.
  • Provided conceptual designs for new products directly to Chinese engineers.
  • Established conceptual designs of double- and triple-wide module HRSG's.
  • Investigated new applications and conduct field tests on conceptual designs.

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41. EMI

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Here's how EMI is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Developed engineering concepts using ACAD release 12 for process equipment used in atmospheric and vacuum chemical vapor deposition wafer processing furnace.
  • Project Engineering, planning, implementing and evaluating equipment and process needs in a consulting engineering capacity for the semi-conductor industry.
  • Key leader for developing custom interface designs for probe card analyzers and automated defect inspection products for semi-conductor equipment manufacturer.
  • Analyze product failures and coordinate further examination as required (SEM laboratory, chemical analysis laboratory, computer modeling).
  • Designed mechanical aspects for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems for support areas for a semi-conductor manufacturing facility.
  • Implement advance thermal simulation for industrial furnace and burner applications to provide in-depth thermal/combustion analysis to predict thermal/emission performance
  • Developed and designed ServoFlex Automatic Lead/Ball Inspection Machines, which use Pick and Place mechanisms for inspecting semiconductors.
  • Provided technical and operational leadership in development and manufacturing operations of chemical and biological warfare agent detection systems.
  • Design and document automated & semi-automated manufacturing equipment, turnkey systems and products for a variety of industries.
  • Lead development of multiple projects including semiconductor fabrication equipment, modular process skids, and industrial manufacturing equipment.
  • Researched and designed new chemical plant equipment to ensure ongoing industry advantage to this family owned chemical Industry.
  • Lead performance evaluations of key components and blend accuracy and consistency characterization of chemical mixing and distribution systems.
  • Analyzed and test verified the thermal transfer characteristics of semiconductors investigating better construction techniques towards continuous improvement.
  • Engineered, Developed, Designed, Documented and coordinate build and/or procurement of semiconductor ion implant systems.
  • Designed a fully-automated machine to replace 24 semi-automated machines used to produce the company's original earplug.
  • Handled judicious selection of semi-active vibration isolation system to be used on next generation mask-making tool.
  • Developed automated ultra precision class 100 clean room semi-conductor capital equipment of very high precision mechanism.
  • Performed hardware qualification and regulatory testing, including environmental and emissions, and regulatory, e.g.
  • Performed mechanical design of custom optical modules for semiconductor, energy and medical- life/health sciences sectors.
  • Designed and built numerous fixtures to evaluate next-generation high voltage semiconductor devices at high temperatures.

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42. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinated FDA/regulatory approvals and assumed overall responsibility for the technical integrity of the program.
  • Develop and finalize next generation Navigator product for FDA submission.
  • Contributed to FDA approved instrument, Input/Output Qualification.
  • Manage and Document all the above activities for Class III device FDA PMA submission for HIV and Hepatitis clinical drug monitoring.
  • Created a long bone high visibility plate for internal implanting it is now under testing by the FDA and SIGN.
  • Executed sound and vibration tests and analysis to ensure compliance with FDA regulations and to isolate and minimize noise sources.
  • Obtained three FDA regulatory approvals for novel products and ensured successful product launches by coordinating with the marketing organization.
  • Validated new equipment for operation, including testing, training, and documenting per FDA and ISO 13485 standards.
  • Developed hardware packaging and design of new generation motor drive unit, meeting EMI/RFI per FDA requirements.
  • Assured that all compliance requirements with FDA Protocols were met and maintained for Class III medical device.
  • Designed and re-engineered for quick FDA approval a hand-held core biopsy device for a major medical company.
  • Created part numbering, documentation, and revision control systems compliant with FDA/CFR design control requirements.
  • Manage the detailed design, computer software design and validation package to comply with FDA requirements.
  • Design and develop medical devices and instruments per FDA, IEC-60601, and company requirements.
  • Trained in FDA requirements for Class III medical devices and Baxter device product development process.
  • Helped managed outside consulting house and supported the PMA process for an FDA submission.
  • Performed FMECA and CAPA as required to comply with FDA, ISO, requirements.
  • Key member of the team that achieved FDA approval for bridge-to-transplant application of device.
  • Designed and developed the mechanical aspects of new products under FDA guidelines.
  • Designed new medical devices and oversee all medical testing and FDA Documentation.

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43. UL

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Here's how UL is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided oversight to production material, components, assemblies and subsystems to ensure manufacturing/construction/fabrication schedule is met and within budget 3.
  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design, performance specifications, or environmental regulations.
  • Designed plastic component for consumer electronic products such as auto-focus actuator and optical image stabilizer inside mobile camera module 9.
  • Create engineering reports, schedules, product requirements and specifications documents, risk documents, design validation and verification documents.
  • Prepared or supervised product-release documentation, final design specifications, and manufacturing documentation in accordance with applicable regulatory standards.
  • Facilitated determination of optimal heat sink design by formulating a custom Excel spreadsheet to calculate ideal fin spacing.
  • Lead engineering environmental testing for mechanical engineering radio system projects, including providing status and schedule reports.
  • Critiqued design output and provided optimized design packages that complied with the Client and local regulatory requirements.
  • Supervised efforts of designers, optical engineer, structural and thermal analysts for successful hardware integration.
  • Developed cooling solution for a full rack storage system that significantly reduced cost and power requirements.
  • Research on ultra-sonic welding designs, Potting electronic packaging enclosures, and sealing electronic packaging products.
  • Coached and mentored engineering professionals, providing support and training on specifications and applicable regulations.
  • Improved efficiency and prediction turnaround times by crafting minimally complex but highly accurate simulation models.
  • Prepared designs Modification Packages and calculations for safety related upgrades at commercial nuclear power plants.
  • Coordinated the development activity achieving the requirements of marketing, cost, quality and regulatory.
  • Utilized simulation software for motion study, linear static analysis and optimization study 11.
  • Evaluated test results to validate part functionality and prepared manufacturing drawings for final production.
  • Coordinated test programs to obtain regulatory approvals and correction of latent design flaws.
  • Researched and redesigned an environmentally-controlled chamber used for vision inspection of cultured plates.
  • Investigated and implemented multiple cost reductions and optimized production processes for various products.

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44. Failure Analysis

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Here's how Failure Analysis is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Leak detection and premature bearing failure analysis using ultrasound tools and condition based greasing using ultrasound technique.
  • Provided failure analysis on accelerated life testing failures and instituted design improvements based on the results.
  • Completed failure analysis and latch redesign, with detailed corrective action report and verification testing.
  • Mentor less experienced reliability engineers to develop their skills in failure analysis and reliability improvement.
  • Supported and participated in Root Cause Failure Analysis investigations, solution development.
  • Create Engineering Release Assessment and Failure Analysis reports for documentation and distribution.
  • Performed component failure analysis and suggested problem resolutions.
  • Performed root cause failure analysis and production support to resolve assembly, design, and technical issues with products in production.
  • Applied expertise in fracture failure analysis, environmental testing, and materials to solve reliability test and field failures.
  • Collaborated with Material and Failure analysis laboratory teams to troubleshoot, test, and analyze product challenges.
  • Performed failure analysis and test to resolve material failure issue on RF dome and match network.
  • Ensured quality and reliability, providing testing and failure analysis on all products and technologies.
  • Review test failure and test failure analysis and provide comments and corrective action suggestions.
  • Performed Root Cause Failure Analysis on high-pressure air valves and air-powered condensate pumps.
  • Performed numerous tear downs, root cause analysis, and failure analysis reports.
  • Field Failure Analysis: Analyzed field failure data to improve production results.
  • Led teams to perform root cause failure analysis on failed products.
  • Conduct failure analysis on failed components, suggest corrective actions.
  • Test fixture design, troubleshooting and failure analysis.
  • Performed root cause failure analysis on returned products.

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45. Nasa

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Here's how Nasa is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Designed and developed medical ventilators, manual resuscitators and medical/surgical face and nasal masks.
  • Designed and analyzed the NASA SPACE STATION FREEDOM ATCS (Active Thermal Control System) ammonia heat acquisition and rejection system.
  • Identified the root cause of low welding strength, which motivated NASA to initiate a project of improving its welding process.
  • Led a research and development team developing cutting edge mechanical systems and equipment funded by DOD and NASA SBIR projects.
  • Performed design assessments, assured compliance to NASA flight safety requirements, and assured completion of verification test plans.
  • Designed NASA Morpheus lander frame, fuel tanks, landing gear, payload balance, and test attenuation system.
  • Provided applied research and development support for NASA and Facilities Development and Operations Contract (FDOC) needs.
  • Task included status reporting and reviews with project management, JPL Director, and NASA Deputy Director.
  • Implemented engineering models to better support NASA's Cryogenic, Mechanical, Electrical Controls and Instrumentation systems.
  • Designed, developed, and tested life science research space flight hardware for NASA Johnson Space Center.
  • Subject Matter Expert on IPT with NASA customer to coordinate designs, budgets, and schedules.
  • Reviewed and improved numerous NASA standards and plans for material test, evaluation, and applications.
  • Develop and build customer relationship with both NASA and Boeing Space Station communication systems management.
  • Designed and developed specialty safety equipment for maintaining NASA s Motion Base Shuttle Mission Simulator.
  • Refocused the effort to update NASA-STD-5008 for Protective Coating of Ground Support Equipment and Facilities.
  • Designed lift/pitch mechanism Hybrid Wing Body (HWB) for NASA-Langley wind tunnel tests.
  • Performed engineering activities to support the space launch environment in compliance with NASA requirements.
  • Served as KSC representative on the NASA Technical Standards Working Group (NTSWG).
  • Review requirements and perform engineering analysis and design for the NASA manned-space program.
  • Coordinate the activities on the payload with NASA personnel and supporting universities.

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46. Fmea

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Here's how Fmea is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Create technical design documents including component and sub-system DFMEA and component requirements.
  • Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) methods used in development process.
  • Performed FMEA on all product lines and implemented changes to ensure that all designs were well within ranges of acceptability.
  • Published and maintained Controlled Documents as well as; DHF, DFM, DFA, FMEA & Risk Management.
  • Utilize statistical analysis, design of experiments, equipment improvements, FMEA and daily process troubleshooting to optimize processes.
  • Facilitate component/system Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) development.
  • Reviewed Process flows, FMEA s, and Control Plans to approve PPAP submissions from suppliers.
  • Developed DFMEA for LED light engine that is being used across different new products in development.
  • Preform studies for Failure Mode and Effects Analyses (FMEA) for safety systems.
  • Conducted cross functional design FMEA and DFMA as part of the design process.
  • Generated, reviewed and updated PFMEA reports for Current and NPI.
  • Performed FMEA's on both returned and field installed product lines.
  • Conducted Failure Mode analyses (DFMEA) with the project team.
  • Evolved DFMEA rigor to improve engineering planning and product reliability.
  • Conducted root cause analysis, FMEA employing six sigma methodologies.
  • Develop and execute DFMEA's and root cause analysis.
  • Performed FMEA/HAZOP as part of design release.
  • Participated in FMEA reviews for all products.
  • Lead FMEA studies on large capital projects.
  • Perform DFMEA, Risk analysis etc.

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47. ECO

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Here's how ECO is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Designed and developed telecommunication infrastructure equipment.
  • Redesigned company's core product line of mechanical strip chart recorders used in agriculture and Pharmaceutical industries for cost and reliability.
  • Recommended operational and maintenance changes that will provide the most cost effective solution to increase the overall reliability of production equipment.
  • Evaluate, develop, and recommend corrective action plans responding to hardware manufacturing issues/problems in support of critical program milestones.
  • Performed engineering analysis and safety evaluations of component/development work to ensure component compatibility, economy, and reliability of design.
  • Engineered cable retraction system for gantry-mounted electronic equipment used on the MTS-2 Simulator with department head recognition for major accomplishment.
  • Performed mechanical condition assessments and efficiency analysis for various hydroelectric power plants as well as make recommendations for efficiency improvements.
  • Awarded excellence in performance and superior team recognition and cash bonus at completion of Preliminary and Critical Design Review.
  • Analyze programs/systems and develops recommendations to insure how management can more meaningfully administer and control the program management system.
  • Reduced assembly times and costs by introducing new assembly methods and eliminating secondary operations through integration of assembly features.
  • Manage construction and technical teams supporting retrofits, troubleshooting, maintenance and decommissioning of all mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Designed a remotely controlled and operated fuse-removing machine, safety shield and remotely controlled black powder recovery machine.
  • Worked directly with customers worldwide to resolve complex issues and proactively minimize downtime, using web-based teleconferencing tools.
  • Analyze and evaluate mechanical engineering programs for the installation and makes recommendations for improvements and/or solutions to problems.
  • Managed reconstitution of DBD program including process improvement and administration by developing new procedures and eliminating discrepancies.
  • Assisted in the preparation of conceptual designs for projects ranging from decontamination facilities to domestic water systems.
  • Recommended new tools and techniques to increase productivity and position ourselves to remain innovative and competitive.
  • Performed patent inquiries on two of several economical pressure actuator concepts utilizing mechanical and electromagnetic principles.
  • Served as a resource for customer/clients regarding technical clarifications and recommendations for existing and potential projects.
  • Performed checking duties and recommended design improvements on engineering packages prior to change activity release.

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48. DOE

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Here's how DOE is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed numerous relief device calculations for DOE Tritium facility.
  • Design review, design of experiment review; drive build and testing of DOE's; generating final report for approval.
  • Used 6 Sigma and DoE tools to reduce manufacturing defects on high volume product line from 20% to 2%.
  • Funded by the National Energy Technology Laboratory (USDOE), HyPak is 50% more efficient conventional air conditioning systems.
  • Applied DOE and Design for Six Sigma concepts to model system performance, perform tolerance allocation and validate measurement systems.
  • Performed DOE for camera gasket shifting issue, figuring out Root cause and implementing corrective action in production.
  • Designed and executed Design of Experiments (DOE) and presented results to cross-functional team and management.
  • Created a design of experiments (DOE) to characterize control cables in an extreme environment.
  • Develop design specifications and test plans, DOE the effects of temperature on optic sensor.
  • Developed design of experiments (DOE) in support of improvements and resolving production issues.
  • Own fatigue test development and DOE for high risk conductor components in the product.
  • Utilized Design of Experiments (DOE) methodology to optimize and characterization process inputs.
  • Issued report to suggest modifications in the system to comply with DOE requirements.
  • Lead Design of Experiments (DOE) for engineering studies and process changes.
  • Lead Mechanical Engineer for various engineering service at the DOE Savannah River facility.
  • Invited speaker to conferences regarding LED thermal issues and DOE for thermal engineering.
  • Design and run DOE experiments for Roll-Rings as part of SBIR project.
  • Performed DOE, Verification and Validation activities, IQ/OQ/PQ and process characterizations.
  • Have completed many MSA's and DOE's to optimize design variables.
  • Performed DOE for Water ingress path, contributing to discovering leakage points.

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49. Creo

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Here's how Creo is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Design & development of test fixtures, fiber trays, heat sinks & conceptual layout utilizing PTC Creo2.
  • Led the development CREO Advanced Model Rendering training course and taught class to all Mechanical Engineering Departments.
  • Design automated assembly equipment using CREO / Solid Works 3D modeling software.
  • Design mechanical devices and create models of electronic components using Creo Parametric.
  • Experience with Pro-E Creo 2, 3D modeling, surfacing, solids, pro assemblies, Interlink 10.2 and drawing modules.
  • Created installation designs for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program using Creo Parametric models and engineering drawings.
  • Created CAD models of the wind turbine body and performed Finite Element Analysis, using Creo Parametric.
  • Work on modeling plastic and metallic parts and components in computer systems using ProE/Creo 2
  • Apply computer design and analysis software in Pro Engineer Parametric Creo 3.0 software.
  • Conducted part/assembly design with PTC's Creo, including all drawings and documentation.
  • Used Creo 2.0 (formerly Pro-Engineer) to design globe valves.
  • Trained Engineering personnel and designers on Creo CAD platform.
  • Oversee New Equipment Design using Creo Solid Modeling Software.
  • Work was done using Creo and Pro/Engineer Wildfire 3.0.
  • Designed parts and assemblies on Pro-E/Creo in PLM/PDM environment.
  • Use of ProEngineer Wildfire 5/Creo Elements & Windchill.
  • Designed satellite electromechanical layout assembly using Creo 3.0 CAD.
  • Completed the mechanical 3D CAD design of a new electrical control panel for a micobrial based bio-reactor using Pro Engineer Creo.
  • Used Pro/E (Creo) Top-Down design to design test equipments for fingerprint sensors with EMI/RFI shielding and thermal management solution.
  • Conduct modelling, simulation and analysis of structural components using CAD techniques, Pro Engineer/Creo Element and ABAQUS FEA suite.

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50. OEM

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Here's how OEM is used in Senior Mechanical Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinated OEM and ODM product development and manufacturing implementation.
  • Design, manufacture and deployment of Automated Assembly Equipment for the Transducer, Component Audio, OEM and Electronics Manufacturing divisions.
  • Design and development of new temperature monitoring probes/equipment interface cables and managed the transfer of existing designs to OEM's.
  • Monitor functioning of equipment to ensure systems operated in conformance with OEM specifications, and within applicable Standards.
  • Identify key suppliers for outsourcing of design & manufacturing on custom cradles for our OEM customers.
  • Develop with operations, a 2nd source operating model to run dual OEM sourced components.
  • Supervised maintaining of engineering records, MSDS, and regulatory compliance for various OEM products.
  • Lead and direct designers to create innovative improvements to OEM and in-house designed tooling.
  • Worked with various OEM Design teams to establish mechanical design requirements and development schedules.
  • Worked extensively with OEM suppliers to design and develop components and oversee their manufacturing.
  • Initiated design improvements based on real-time war fighter feed back to the vehicle OEM.
  • Conducted on-site team reviews at U.S. Military OEM (vehicle integrator) facilities.
  • Co-championed 2 OEM / ODM product family designs including release of controlled documents.
  • Bench test prototypes, alternative materials, and OEM component integration.
  • Developed and implemented first OEM to market external XM radio antenna.
  • Provided technical support to customers, OEM and service engineers.
  • Provide support for Marketing in OEM product development.
  • Designed, prototyped and verification of various OEM resonant and galvanometer scanners and chart recorders.
  • Designed projectors as the senior mechanical/thermal engineer Directed mechanical projects at OEM partners
  • Traveled to Asia for first piece inspection of tool parts and review Design For Manufacturability with OEM assembly house.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Senior Mechanical Engineer

New Product Development17.9%
Mechanical Design14.6%
Solidworks7%
Finite Element Analysis6.9%
CAD5.7%
Hvac5.3%
Engineering Support4.5%
Test Procedures3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Senior Mechanical Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
New Product Development
New Product Development
13%
13%
2
2
Mechanical Design
Mechanical Design
10.6%
10.6%
3
3
Solidworks
Solidworks
5.1%
5.1%
4
4
Finite Element Analysis
Finite Element Analysis
5%
5%
5
5
CAD
CAD
4.1%
4.1%
6
6
Hvac
Hvac
3.8%
3.8%
7
7
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
2.7%
2.7%
9
9
Project Management
Project Management
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
Mechanical Equipment
Mechanical Equipment
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Ansys
Ansys
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
R
R
2.3%
2.3%
13
13
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
2.3%
2.3%
14
14
Autocad
Autocad
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
BOM
BOM
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
Design Reviews
Design Reviews
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Stress Analysis
Stress Analysis
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
GD
GD
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
System Design
System Design
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Assembly Drawings
Assembly Drawings
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Plastic Parts
Plastic Parts
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
PCB
PCB
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
ISO
ISO
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Structural Analysis
Structural Analysis
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Heat Exchangers
Heat Exchangers
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
CFD
CFD
1%
1%
28
28
API
API
1%
1%
29
29
Test Cases
Test Cases
1%
1%
30
30
Sigma
Sigma
1%
1%
31
31
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Design Changes
Design Changes
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Pressure Vessels
Pressure Vessels
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Cost Estimates
Cost Estimates
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
DFM
DFM
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Control Systems
Control Systems
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
PDM
PDM
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
Tolerance Analysis
Tolerance Analysis
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Engineering Department
Engineering Department
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Conceptual Design
Conceptual Design
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
EMI
EMI
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
FDA
FDA
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
UL
UL
0.8%
0.8%
44
44
Failure Analysis
Failure Analysis
0.8%
0.8%
45
45
Nasa
Nasa
0.8%
0.8%
46
46
Fmea
Fmea
0.8%
0.8%
47
47
ECO
ECO
0.8%
0.8%
48
48
DOE
DOE
0.8%
0.8%
49
49
Creo
Creo
0.7%
0.7%
50
50
OEM
OEM
0.7%
0.7%

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