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Manager, Mechanical Engineering Design, New Product R&D

Company: Anton Paar QuantaTec Inc
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you interested in driving the design and launch of cutting edge, innovative products and electromechanical devices and instruments? Do you thrive on managing complex initiatives, solving intricate problems and defining excellence in product development? If you answered yes, wed love to discuss our Mechanical Engineering Manager, R&D role with you!A Snapshot of What Youll Do:The Mechanical Engineering Manager is responsible for the mechanical design, development and testing of Anton Paar QuantaTecs new and existing analytical lab instrumentation products. In this role youll be responsible for:

  • Managing the mechanical team and design process to ensure state of the art tools and techniques are utilized to ensure that projects are delivered on-time with unsurpassed quality.
  • Actively leading by setting priorities, expectations and fully advancing the team through hiring, training and mentoring
  • Coordinating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to support existing products and new product developmentThe Impact Youll Make:To succeed as a Mechanical Engineering Manager on our team, youll need to be a self-starter who leads a team, balances multiple projects on defined timelines and engages with inter-company teams to refine the product requirements. Job duties include:
    • Evaluating internal talent to best allocate resources and assign work accordingly
    • Attending meetings on behalf of the department for project planning
    • Acting as a liaison between departments in order to ensure project is executed on schedule
    • Handling the most challenging issues and elevating as necessary on behalf of the department
    • Working with the department Director to meet corporate objectives and targets
    • Maintaining internal mechanical standards and sharing best practices with team
    • Ensuring QuantaTec mechanical practices and standards are consistent with all Anton Paar facilities
    • Attend brainstorming sessions to develop new products and address existing product challenges
    • Interpreting project specifications to create system concepts and develop 3D models
    • Creating proposals for new products, improving existing products and/or optimizing manufacturability
    • Developing engineering plans, costed BOMs, and mechanical systems and parts
    • Designing, and implementing test and validation procedures for new and existing products
    • Holding design reviews with project teams to get feedback and refine ideas
    • Creating 3D models using CAD to refine design and further test and verify
    • Tracking the performance of mechanical systems and parts to maintain alignment with engineering timelines
    • Performing root cause analysis to support quality initiatives, and initiating corrective and preventive action plans
    • Developing, implementing, and documenting changes to current products to improve quality, serviceability and/or to lower costs
    • Providing technical support on the mechanics to internal customers within a defined time frame
    • Delivering all aspects of the Anton Paar development process with attention to quality and detail
    • Following all company policies, procedures, and safety regulations
    • All other duties as assigned Education and Experience Were Hoping To Find:The Mechanical Engineering Manager typically requires a combination of supervisory experience, education, training, certifications and skills. This role requires the following:
      • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
      • Minimum of 5-7 years experience in the engineering field
      • Minimum of 2 years managing a team
      • Experience with at least 1 of the following CAD packages: NX, SolidWorks, Creo, Inventor or Catia
      • Ability to perform simulations of complex mechanical systems
      • Strong knowledge of integrating material selections into designs for product performance and ease of manufacturing
      • Ability to design and layout sheet metal parts, panels, doors and knowledge of the sheet metal fabrication processes along with the implementation of fasteners for ease of assembly
      • Basic knowledge of light duty mechanical, pneumatic or electric lifts including selection of motors, bearings, pulleys and drive belts
      • Knowledge of primary and secondary machining processes including milling, turning and selection of associated finishes for both metals and plastics
      • Ability to create fully defined 3D models and 2D CAD drawings from conceptual stages through manufacturing including prototypes and testing of concepts
      • Understands GD&T techniques and capable of performing tolerance calculations
      • Strong analytical skills demonstrating effective problem-solving techniques
      • Demonstrated efficient work methods and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environmentExcellent communication skills and ability to work in a diverse team
        • Self-motivated and a strong work ethicPreferred skills include:
          • MS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
          • Knowledge of high/low pressure liquid or gas systems and the ability to design and layout leak tight P&ID, including tubing templates, fittings and gating devices
          • Ability to design and spec tooling, processes associated with plastic injection molding, structural foam for aesthetic housings and components
          • Prior design experience in electro-mechanical devices and high vacuum technology
          • Experience with transducers and sensor integration
          • Six Sigma Green Belt or higherSkills and QualificationsThe Mechanical Engineering Manager will possess leadership skills in addition to technical skills, soft skills and industry knowledge to lead a team of engineers, including:
            • Accountability: Takes responsibility for all work activities and personal actions, follows through on commitments, and acknowledges and learns from mistakes
            • Collaboration: Works well with others on internal and external teams by using effective interpersonal skills
            • Communication: Provides clear instruction to the project team, clearly explains concepts and is available to answer any questions that may arise
            • Critical Thinking: Performs analysis to determine and assess the needs of the user and then create design to meet the requirements
            • Integrity: Behaves honorably even when no one is watching and follows moral and ethical principles in all areas of work including decision making, interacting with colleagues, and servicing customers
            • Problem Solving: Ability to efficiently identify and resolve issues that arise during the design, testing and maintenance process
            • Quality of Work: Works to the highest of quality standards by anticipating problems, testing and checking work, and pays close attention to detail
            • Self-Starter: Uses trusted and efficient work methods to launch projects and balances multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
            • Technical Expertise: Demonstrates depth of knowledge and skills, and develops solutions to highly complex problems by applying technical acumen
            • Leadership: Demonstrates the ability to manage, lead and enable others in order to navigate departmental or organizational change Supervision Exercised PI215655336

Keywords: Anton Paar QuantaTec Inc, Boca Raton , Manager, Mechanical Engineering Design, New Product R&D, Executive , Boca Raton, Florida

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