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Junior Mechanical Engineer

Company Overview

FilterEasy is proud to have created a fun and fast-paced work environment driven by an all-star team. As we begin to branch out from Air Filters, we are in need of a highly motivated hands-on engineer to support our growing new-product innovation team.  Our start-up feel and growth mindset makes FilterEasy an energizing place to be.

As a company that is growing quickly, each and every role is necessary. We're looking for team members that are ready to make an impact in our company. Bring your ideas, passion, and creativity because we want to hear it!

Job Summary

FilterEasy is looking for a Junior Mechanical Engineer to participate in and contribute to the new product development process from initial concept and proof of concept testing through final design, quality specifications, and manufacturing ramp-up. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about User-Centric Design, precise, detail-oriented, and also capable of creative thinking and problem solving and be able to just find ways to make it happen

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design and building prototypes for demonstrations and for testing
  • Perform various laboratory tests with an analytical and inquisitive state of mind
  • Analyze test results and issue written reports with results, analysis, and recommendations to non-technical team members
  • Create, follow, and modify test protocols
  • Set-up, maintain, and calibrate lab equipment and sensor packages
  • Research and benchmark  competitive products
  • Apply engineering practices to provide design solutions based on test and theory
  • Involved with engineering, design, development, and implementation of critical components
  • Operate 3D CAD for design of products, fixtures and concept illustration
  • Collaborate extensively with others during the design and development process
  • Participate in value analysis, cost analysis, and quality improvement efforts
  • Work with external suppliers on identifying potential materials and parts for evaluation
  • Ability to transfer new product ideas into reality while keeping in mind the production of smart designs, great user experience, and next generation products and user interfaces that will be easily adopted by consumers
  • Balancing needs of multiple stakeholders into a single, clever design with a great user experience
  • Bring creativity, vision, and a different point of view to the team in order to provide unique and exciting solutions to overcome roadblocks
  • Ability to work cross functionally with many different types of individuals and departments
  • Review prior art patents and create summary documents
  • Search out new and improved technologies, materials, and processes that create performance advantages
  • Ensuring standards of product quality, performance, and reliability met

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in an engineering discipline
  • Appreciates User-Centric Design, even when at the expense of technical performance and specs
  • At least 2 years of experience or educational equivalent
  • A builder and a creator
  • Hands-on experience in a mechanical or fluids-oriented testing lab
  • Familiarity with common laboratory instrumentation
  • Familiarity with 3D CAD, either Solidworks or PTC Creo
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Knowledge of common prototyping methodologies
  • Knowledge of common manufacturing processes
  • Demonstrated passion for new product development within a collaborative environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to develop relationships and engage with people quickly
  • Provide written technical specifications in a clear and unambiguous fashion
  • Not afraid to take risks and challenge the status quo
  • Honest, a little scrappy, and bias toward action


 

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