Mechanical Design Engineer

BH-259795
  • $100000 per annum
  • United States New York Oneonta
  • Permanent
  • Manufacturing
Summary of Position:
Responsible for the design, fabrication, testing and evaluation of ultracapacitor products including improvements in the existing designs, cost reduction and development of new designs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design from first principles original ultracapacitor modules to be used in automotive, stationary, industrial, and cleantech industries
  • Working closely with applications engineering and directly with customers, define requirements and detailed specifications of product 
  • Establish and maintain timelines and resource plans for multiple simultaneous projects 
  • Responsible for the thermal and mechanical characterization of the prototype product 
  • Responsible for the writing of all post design/build documentation including performance specifications, test data and operating procedures 
  • Responsible for the writing of all documentation, including BOMs and detailed fabrication and assembly and quality procedures, required for serial production. 
  • Working closely with purchasing, determine the most appropriate component suppliers for serial production. 
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Control in establishing the appropriate standards and the tools to measure and evaluate products. 
  • Interface with other team members for system design and integration 
  • Maintain design responsibility for existing products 
  • Support warranty evaluation and design responsible defect investigation 
  • Observe appropriate environmental, safety and health policies and practices. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable engineering field, computer science, or a professional license. 3-5 years engineering experience is preferred, but not required for the right candidate
  • Expertise in SolidWorks. Experience in Comsol Multiphysics and thermal design considered a plus. 
  • Knowledge of GD&T, tolerance stacks, and familiar with manufacturing processes like sheet metal, extrusion, welding and injection molding. 
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to conduct technical reviews and communicate expectations to customers and team members.
  • Experience with DFMA and FMEA procedures 
  • Product packaging experience preferred


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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