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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company: Luminator Technology Group
Location: Plano
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Luminator Technology Group (Luminator) delivers globally-recognized technology solutions that increase intelligence, safety, and efficiency for public transit operations.

Delivering a global portfolio of hardware and software solutions through well-known and well-established regional organizations, Luminator is a global company with a small-enterprise approach and commitment to customer success, serving customers in more than 85 countries, and employing nearly 1,000 people.

The organization is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to perform the detailed design and documentation of robust mechanical hardware.

  • This is an in-office role, based in Plano, TX. No relocation assistance is offered.


    The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for delivering comprehensive engineering drawing packages, bill of materials, 3D models, interface control drawings and assembly methods.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Develop, analyze, and present engineering concepts that will enable Integrated Project Teams to meet objectives for scope, resources, and timeline.
    • Perform detailed design of mechanical hardware and deliver accurate engineering drawings according to industry standard Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing practices.
    • Prepare project plans including concept development, engineering cost estimates, task completion dates, prototype availability and verification testing.
    • Champion Engineering Change Orders and Provide Peer Review as requested.
    • Distill complex assignments into actionable tasks and provide status to colleagues, customers and stakeholders using clear concise verbal and written communication.
    • Engineer mechanical structures and systems that meet stringent thermal, form factor, weight, physical shock, and vibration requirements along with environmental factors including sun, wind and rain.
    • Analyze and select fabrication materials, surface treatments, material properties and fastening methods that meet cost and product reliability objectives.
    • Active participation in continual improvement initiatives to optimize fabrication, yield, throughput, and assembly methods.
    • Optimize electromechanical packaging systems for multi-disciplined solutions.
    • Develop product mounting hardware including brackets and installation hardware.
    • Perform and or lead investigations and troubleshooting of moderately complex/complex issues to determine root cause.
    • Uses engineering knowledge to define requirements, design, build, integrate and test designs at the subsystem or system level.
    • Identifies, understands and resolves engineering problems. Anticipates and avoids reoccurrences. Utilizes appropriate experimental, statistical and engineering tools.
    • Analyze mechanical systems' stress, fatigue and vibration utilizing finite element analysis.
    • Provide customer and sales support for engineering related enquiries, such as component selections, providing charts and other engineering data as required.

      Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without accommodation. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
      • Expert User of 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks, Solid Edge or equivalent engineering tool.
      • Knowledge of CAD based Finite Element Analysis to Evaluate Thermal, Stress, Shock and Vibration Performance to Mitigate Design Risk.
      • Experience with rapid prototype design and build for proof of concept and usability testing, including SLA 3D Printing.
      • Have familiarity with manufacturing processes including sheet metal forming processes, plastic injection molding, plastic and aluminum extrusion processes and electronic assembly.
      • Knowledge of stage gate development process, DFMEA.
      • Working Knowledge of Material Properties and Fabrication Methods for Sheet Metal.
      • Electromechanical Packaging Experience.
      • Design for Manufacturability.
      • Tooling Design Experience.
      • Cable Routing Techniques.
      • Conduct Design Reviews.
      • Propose Cost Reductions.
      • Travel as required to support Field Service and Installation Audits.

        • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
        • 7 years of related experience.

          Physical Demands and Work Environment:

          The physical demands and work environment described below represent the activities and surroundings of the positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          • Physically required to regularly walk, sit, bend, twist, stand and reach in a normal office environment.
          • Constantly required to stand, walk, bend, twist, overhead lift and reach in a varied field environment.
          • The employee may occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.
          • Ability to perform constant work on computer.
          • Specific vision abilities required by this job are close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
          • Luminator Technology Group intends to provide a safe and drug-free work environment for our customers and our employees, as a condition of employment Luminator Technology Group will require a negative drug screen as part pre-employment process due to working on or with federal contracts

            It is the policy of Luminator to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Luminator prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.

            The above described responsibilities and requirements are a general guide for the role you are applying for and are not all inclusive of the job requirements.

            Luminator Technology Group does not accept staffing agency candidates for our postings.

            All positions posted are required to be in office unless otherwise posted.

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