Dynapower Company

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Locations US-VT-South Burlington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/1/2021 1:04 PM)
Job ID
2021-1134
# of Openings
2
Department
Engineering
FLSA Status
Exempt

Position

This position is responsible for the mechanical design of Dynapower’s power conversion products and will join a dynamic team on the forefront of multiple market segments.  This position will participate in setting the product strategy and new product introductions for the Industrial, High Power, Military and Energy Storage divisions within Dynapower.   

Essential Functions

Essential Functions

  • Work cross functionally with other groups to collaborate on new power electronic product design for all Dynapower’s business segments.
  • Work with the marketing, sales, procurement, and engineering teams to design cost effective and efficient product
  • Excellent English language skills, both written and orally.
  • Collaboration with engineering and supply chain teams to deliver quick time-to-market products.
  • Support product launches by working with marketing, management, and other product team members.
  • Microsoft PC suite programs is a requirement.

Competencies

  • Understanding of product life cycle.
  • Customer/Client Focus.
  • Collaboration and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Must be able to properly prioritize within multiple projects and objectives and deliver results to expected deadlines.
  • Critical thinking using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Minimum Job Requirements

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working for an electrical equipment manufacturer – preferably in the power electronics and renewable energy industry.
  • 3-5 years in a product design role – proven track record of successful deployment of manufactured product.
  • Experience with Solidworks 3D modeling software required.
  • Keen understanding of design practices and requirements relating to outdoor installation and operation of electrical equipment in environmentally diverse conditions.
  • Interpret electrical schematics to verify proper connections and power flow layouts are mapped to the efficient mechanical design of the products.
  • The ability to perform well in a team environment while navigating through multiple parallel projects and corresponding due dates is required.
  • Work closely with production team to increase manufacturability and improve efficiency of existing product lines.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 5 years of experience in power electronics equipment industry.
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical power engineering – three-phase power, rectifiers, inverters, transformers and electronic control systems is desired.
  • An understanding of product life cycle.
  • Experience working with contract manufacturers.
  • Experience with thermal modeling of electrical equipment.
  • Experience with Solidworks EPDM or comparable Product Data Management system.
  • Formal training or hand-on experience in design techniques such as Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Testability (DFT).

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, required.
Advanced degree, such as Master’s in Mechanical Engineering, preferred.

Work Environment & Physical Requirements

Supervisory Responsibility
None.
Work Environment
This position is based in South Burlington, VT.  The position operates in a professional office environment. Regular trips to manufacturing plants for observation, research or customer visits are likely to be required.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Noise level is at a professional office environment
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. This position requires periodic evening and weekend work.
Travel
Periodic travel may be required.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
This position may involve access to ITAR (International Traffic and Arms Regulations)-controlled information, requiring verification of US-immigration status which is used solely for determining applicable ITAR licensing requirements
AAP/EEO Statement
Dynapower provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Dynapower complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Dynapower expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Dynapower’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
This position may involve access to ITAR (International Traffic and Arms Regulations)-controlled information, requiring verification of US-immigration status which is used solely for determining applicable ITAR licensing requirements
AAP/EEO Statement
Dynapower provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Dynapower complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Dynapower expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Dynapower’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
This position may involve access to ITAR (International Traffic and Arms Regulations)-controlled information, requiring verification of US-immigration status which is used solely for determining applicable ITAR licensing requirements
AAP/EEO Statement
Dynapower provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Dynapower complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Dynapower expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Dynapower’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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