Website Mohawk Innovative
The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be a key member of a team that develops and integrates ultra high-speed turbomachinery employing advanced compliant foil bearings. The ideal candidate possesses exceptional theoretical and hands-on skills over a broad range of mechanical engineering disciplines such as rotordynamics, material science, tribology, and/or aerodynamics. S/he has a proven background in driving projects from inception through prototype testing and delivery and takes ownership of assigned projects. Position requires candidate to interface with subject matter experts and work closely with esteemed customers. Preference given to applicants with depth across multiple disciplines.
Develop project plans, i.e. timelines, task breakouts, identify collaborators
Execute project tasks including: definition of specifications, developing models, overseeing all aspects of the design process, coordinating prototype development, designing test rigs and implementing instrumentation
Interpret and analyze test data; develop models and validation methodologies
Perform failure analysis if required
Monitor day-to-day progress against budget and forecasted schedule
Secure next phases of project funding
Deliver progress reports and presentations to stakeholders
Attend and support external meetings with clients, subcontractors and funding agencies
Daily duties performed in an office setting with collaborative presence in laboratory and machine shop
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, especially collaboration and influencing skills
Creative and innovative thinker
Acute awareness of business objectives and personal role in achieving them
Exercises independent judgement and professionally executes projects with little to no direction
Builds productive internal and external working relationships
Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
Broad knowledge of general engineering concepts, principles, and theories; comfortable discussing any aspect of the standard mechanical engineering curriculum
Working knowledge of engineering design methodologies, CAD/FEM software
Must be U.S. Citizen or have permanent residency at time of hire.
Demonstrated experience in proposal writing
Desire to publish in peer reviewed journals
Strong and compelling presenter
Mohawk Innovative Technology is a vertically integrated advanced product and systems development company with specific expertise in creating oil-free, ultra high-speed turbomachinery employing advanced compliant foil bearings and seals for use in turbines, turbogenerators, compressors, blowers, air cycle machines, and flywheel based electromechanical batteries. Our technology has been demonstrated in fields such as aircraft propulsion, energy generation and cogeneration, waste heat recovery, pipeline and industrial gas compression, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, fuel cell power plants, and Defense. By eliminating lubrication requirements, Mohawk Innovative Technology’s foil bearing based, oil-free systems out class traditional turbomachinery by delivering high mechanical efficiency, low cooling requirements, and contamination free performance. Simply put, our maintenance-free engines extend the life and considerably reduce the operations costs of the systems they power. We are passionate about collaborating with clients and companies who similarly strive to develop cleaner, leaner and more power dense technology.
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