IDEX Mechanical Engineer in Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Rochester, NY (or Albuquerque, NM)
CVI Laser Optics, LLC
Director of Research, Development, & Engineering
Conceptualizes, designs and develops mechanical fixtures, housings, components and subsystems for optomechanical and optomechanical-electronic systems and products. Evaluates design feasibility as a function of requirements and specifications, tolerances, and manufacturing processes. Discusses technical requirements and solutions with customers. Designs and repairs machines, tooling, and fixturing. Troubleshoots in the areas of manufacturing processes and optical testing; this person will design, create, implement improvements (regarding mechanical engineering processes & mfg. quality issues).
Ability to work independently and complete complex tasks without step-by-step instructions
Aptitude to generate accurate personnel, materials, schedule and budgets requirements in support of complex engineering proposals
Capability to generate mechanical subsystems and components specifications from system-level performance requirements
Capacity to understand optical design requirements and translate them into corresponding mechanical designs
Develop designs for mechanical components, systems, and products utilizing product specifications
Enjoys interfacing with customers to determine their needs, to present options and results professionally
Facility to work with other engineers or technicians to develop and debug test procedures, and to identify the cause of unusual results
Provide accurate and detailed requirements documentation for the fabrication of mechanical components
Skilled / able to train other less experienced personnel
Talent to work in a fast-paced / multi-tasking environment and communicate effectively with others and other departments
Interface with optomechanical or optical engineers to define tooling, optical mounting
- Other duties may be assigned according to CVI's business strategies
PROFESSIONAL / TECHNICAL / EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or closely related field with 4 years’ relevant experience; OR Master’s degree in mechanical engineering or closely related field with 2 years’ relevant experience
Experience with project management preferred
Expert knowledge of 3D modeling using CAD software (SolidWorks preferred)
Familiarity with machining and machine shop practices
Knowledge with data analysis tools such as LabVIEW or MATLAB
Perform legible written communication
Ability to interpret drawings and working knowledge of GD&T systems and standards
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS:
Able to handle optical components for inspecting, cleaning, testing, and packaging (often these pieces weight about 2030 lbs.)
Bending/lifting from the waist, knees, and neck is necessary to operate job-related equipment; flexibility with the knees and neck to operate business equipment
Continuous background noise from equipment
Efficiently transport optics and mechanical components and subsystems to and from the necessary departments
Lift optics for inspecting, cleaning, testing and packaging (up to 10-30 lbs.); demonstrated upper body mobility to lift objects frequently/occasionally
Manipulate optics into and out of fixtures, tools, and carriers
Minimal fumes from alcohol and acetone (used when clean optics)
Perform legible written communication / sedentary work at a workstation
Physically capable to walk or stand to a significant degree or when it involves sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm or leg controls (both weights lifted may be only a negligible amount)
- This job position requires compliance with ITAR Regulations; this person must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident
Optical Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity
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