SenSanna is building a technically strong, collaborative team of engineers to deliver the products that are part of the transformation of the power grid into a dynamic smart grid. At SenSanna you'll be a part of a startup that is solving interesting and challenging problems and doing work that is critically important to our society.
This position, reporting to the Vice President of Engineering, is responsible for executing design, development and manufacturing of robust utility products meeting customer requirements. The position supports senior design leads, both employees and contractors, with detailed design, manufacturing process definition and vendor coordination. This position will include production of prototypes using multiple manufacturing methods and benchtop studies. Direct involvement with qualification testing will be required. This position will include direct contact with customers and suppliers.
Working in a team environment, the mechanical engineer will produce detailed designs of components meeting customer requirements for long life in severe outdoor conditions. Frequent and regular communication with design leads and management are expected including informal conversations and formal presentations. Production components will include polymers and metals and will include machining, molding, sheet metal forming and coating processes.
Produce prototype components for evaluation using inside tools and outside vendors. Expected processes include rapid prototype machines of various styles, machined parts, molded parts and stock components. Perform in-house benchtop evaluations for form and function and coordinate outside testing as necessary. Present results in a standardized format to management.
Develop and execute manufacturing plans and maintain direct communication of manufacturing related vendors. Travel to vendor sites for vendor selection, component evaluation, first run trials, audits as directed by company management.
Directly manage engineering documentation management following company guidelines and train technical staff on methods of search and retrieval.
Actively manage company test and process equipment within the laboratory.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Other requirements: U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
Job Type: Full-time
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