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Mechanical Engineer

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Grandview, MO
$70,000 - $85,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Nov 18, 2018
Job ID
TITLE:                      MECHANICAL ENGINEER

INDUSTRY:              R&D

AREA:                       Kansas City

SALARY:                  $ 85,000

Our client, a leading Designer of equipment used in the energy industry and has announced a fantastic new product that has taken the energy industry by storm and new orders have been above expectations. The market for this product has exploded. Consequently, they have commissioned Sterling St. James, LLC to source, screen and qualify candidates for their assembly operations. This Mechanical Engineer will have broad responsibilities in the overall design and production of this new product.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the designing the structures, Thermal controls and electrical connections that contain tremendous amounts of energy testing, and packaging the products.

  • Define battery systems requirements and derive mechanical requirements
  • Design electrical systems including structure, electrical interfaces and thermal subsystems
  • Model and empirically verify the thermal behavior of battery systems
  • Support failure modes effects and safety hazard analysis
  • Be “hands on” in the job function to help train coworkers as needed
  • Support manufacturing and quality engineering to develop assembly and test processes
  • Bachelors and or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • 2 plus years’ experience preferred.
  • Must be able to adapt and learn quickly
  • Conduct analytical and finite element analysis “FEA” of the behavior of the system
  • Support vendors. including plastics modeling, machining, sheet metal forming, stamping, welding extrusion, casting, and 3D printing to ensure delivery of high-quality low-cost parts.
  • Experience in lithium ion batteries or high power is a plus
  • Ability to define system requirements both electrical and mechanical
  • Work independently or with a team
  • Must be a quick learner and have a desire to continue to learn new things
  • Always looking for ways to improve product and/or processes and procedures (continuous improvement)
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills:
    • Listening
    • Written
    • Verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills (ability to get along well with team members and other departments) Ability to interact with engineers, technicians, production personnel, and others regarding testing procedures and results and to resolve problems as they arise.
  • If you feel you are qualified and want to be considered for this premier position send your resume as a MS Word attachment for immediate review.
  • This is not a traditional Mechanical Engineering position. If you are a “take control” individual and want to do meaningful work that is appreciated by management and fellow workers, this is an exceptional opportunity. If you desire the chance to be creative in solving problems and to be a real contributor to the growth of a great company, you should take a hard look and send us your resume. A great place to work!