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Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Oakland, CA, USA

Job Type

Part Time

About the Role


The Sr. Mechanical Engineer will provide engineering solutions for Custom Automation equipment. The goal is to lead the mechanical design direction of machine design as it relates to a specific project. This position requires balancing design direction with budgets and customer needs to ensure projects are designed to high quality and on schedule.

This role requires leading technical discussion internally and with the customer to communicate design intent. Evaluating costs of designs as compared to project estimate are critical to ensure projects are delivered on budget. Planning of design tasks, evaluating proper technologies, providing technical review/feedback, and guiding other engineers on specific project design tasks are skills needed in this position.

Reports to: Director of Engineering

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Technical engineering support on projects being executed on the manufacturing floor (support includes design, build guidance, materials, and resolving quality issues)

  • Identifying potential scope changes/problem areas.

  • Assuming accountability of assigned responsibilities.

  • Developing project scope definition.

  • Writing technical documents.

  • Performing advanced technical calculations.

  • Checking drawings for drawing quality and design quality.

  • Provide technical guidance to other engineers through reviews, technical discussions, and design feedback.

  • Lead design reviews, internally and with customer.Assisting in all technical phases of the quotation process (concept designs, cost analysis, and proposal generation).

  • Producing detailed designs and component drawings, which include all information required for the complete fabrication of the part/assembly/process.

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  • Provide overall design direction on a project basis.

  • Additional job duties and responsibilities may be added at any time.


Education & Experience

  • Two (2) year Associate Technical degree with fifteen (15) years’ experience, and/or Four (4) years Technical/Technology Bachelor’s degree with six (6) years’ experience.

Required Training

  • All training deemed essential and required by law.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Specialized training in machine design software (i.e., AutoCAD, SolidWorks).

  • Custom Automation experience including quoting, design, and build activities

  • Specialized training in industrial drafting standards.

  • Personal computer literate (i.e., Excel, M.S. Word, M.S. Project, Windows).

  • In-depth training/experience in all aspects of design, definition, project, fabrication, and construction

  • Strong decision-making capabilities and high accountability

  • Solid understanding of change management

  • Effective spoken and written communication skills

About MiQ Partners

What makes one manufacturing company stand apart from the rest is not always what you see on the plant floor, it’s the people behind the systems and processes in action. At MiQ, we seek out the best talent in engineering, operations, project management, and build multi-disciplinary teams that collaborate to invent smarter, better ways to solve customers’ problems and enable them to meet their goals. And then some.

MiQ's roots and heritage covers more than 70 years of innovating solutions for complex challenges. Our current company was born when TSS Technologies and RN3D merged in 2018 to provide a seamless, full service operation for clients across verticals, needing best in class automation services and innovative design and manufacturing solutions to get to market faster, and at lower unit and overall costs. Our ability to accurately and quickly deliver on client expectations for design, problem solving, timelines and product quality is the foundation of our long-term relationships.

Our engineers, project managers, technicians and plant managers bring years of successful outcomes to all aspects of automation, build to print, and machining, automation, robotics, machine vision, precision part handling, assembly, testing, inspection, and more.

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