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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company: Luminator Technology Group
Location: Plano
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Luminator Technology Group is a global leader in technology solutions that increase intelligence, safety, and efficiency for public transit operations. Delivering a universal 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 worldwide.Luminator is a leading innovator in the design and manufacturing of communications and lighting products for more than 90 years in transit, rail, and aerospace industries. Luminator is seeking to fill our full-time Senior Mechanical Engineer role to join our growing and dynamic Engineering-Bus team where you will be an integral part of the team by providing valuable input as we work toward assessing and implementing goals and mission of the department and Luminator. This is an opportunity to be part of something new and exciting within Engineering-Bus.Summary:Luminator is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer who is committed to transparency, diversity, teamwork, and the relentless pursuit of excellence. The ideal candidate will be responsible for delivering comprehensive engineering drawing packages, bill of materials, 3D-models, interface control drawings and assembly methods. This role will be integral in setting the tone and culture at Luminator.Why Work at Luminator:At Luminator, we believe that the talent, knowledge, and commitment of our people is the backbone of our company/business. We are committed to hiring talented individuals who are respectful, trustworthy, value diversity, committed to teamwork, and relentlessly pursue excellence in their role. Luminator promotes transparency and accountability at all levels within the organization.Luminator offers a wide range of benefit programs, including healthcare, dental, vision, employee assistance programs, tuition support, and 401k options as well as start earning time off on your first day. In this role, you'll be part of a team that is building an inclusive and diverse culture of excellence! 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.
  • Perform other duties as assignedKnowledge, 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 knowledge of 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks, SolidEdge or equivalent engineering tool.
    • Knowledge of CAD based Finite Element Analysis to Evaluate Thermal, Stress, Shock and Vibration Performance to Mitigate Design Risk.
    • Skilled in rapid prototype design and build for proof of concept and usability testing, including SLA 3D Printing.
    • Skilled in 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.
    • Knowledge of Material Properties and Fabrication Methods for Sheet Metal.
    • Skilled in electromechanical Packaging.
    • Skilled in design for manufacturability.
    • Skilled in tooling design within engineering.
    • Ability to travel internationally at a rate of 20% to support Field Service and Installation AuditsEducation/Experience:
      • BS in Mechanical Engineering required
      • Master's degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent preferred
      • 7 + years of experience required
      • 10 + years of experience with SolidWorks certification preferredPhysical 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. If you require a reasonable accommodation, please contact .
        • 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 focusLuminator 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 as required under applicable laws and guidelines related to federal contracts.Luminator Technology Group an equal opportunity employer. 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 strictly 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. These may be amended at any time during employment.Luminator Technology Group does not accept staffing agency candidates for our postings. Agencies need not contactIt 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.

Keywords: Luminator Technology Group, Plano , Senior Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Plano, Texas

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