Job: Mechanical/Design /Process Engineer

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Job Description

 Job Description:

Title: Mechanical/Design/Process Engineer
Department:  R&D Engineering
Reports to: Director of Research & Development
Location: East Greenwich, RI

Job Summary:
EaglePicher is looking for a Mechanical/Design/Process Engineer to lead design and develop of new battery and power solutions in support of a surge in new battery technology development for Defense, Space, and Medical applications.  This position will be in the Research and Development Engineering group with a focus on the best industry practices to design and document all phases of the battery development process.  These will include but are not limited to: FEA, Solid Modeling, Dynamic and Thermal Analysis, and CFD Analysis.
 
Job Responsibilities:
•Design and development of new battery products, including:
CAD design and development of detail drawings
FEA for Structural and Thermal requirements
Design for Manufacturability and/or Automation
Tolerance analysis
Design reviews and presentations/reporting to internal and external customers
•Develop, and document, manufacturing processes and procedures
•Work with Manufacturing to identify and resolve issues associated with manufacturing, assembly, and test of batteries
•Troubleshoot manufacturing issues and limitations
•Work with customers to identify application needs, design drivers, and develop/understand product specifications
•Lead design and prototype construction efforts
•Manage cross-functional teams to deliver complete design solutions to Manufacturing and support transfer
Key Objectives:
•Work with external and internal customers to develop design requirements and understand design drivers and restrictions
•Design and develop new battery and power solutions to support customer needs and new applications
•Ensure manufacturability of designs and support transfer of designs to manufacturing environment (Major manufacturing may be in Joplin, MO; need ability to support operations both on-site and remotely)
•Support Design Reviews and manage projects through a Stage-Gate process

Hiring Requirements:
•BS, MSc in Mechanical Engineering
•3-10 Years’ experience in a manufacturing and design for manufacturing environment
•Experience with SolidWorks or AutoCAD Inventor
•Proficiency in Finite Element Analysis for both Thermal and Structural
•Design Tolerance Analysis experience
•Able to lead/manage a cross-functional team
•Proficiency with MS Office programs, especially Word and Excel
•Experience with Batteries and/or Power System preferred
•Experience with Aerospace and/or Military programs preferred
•Experience in a Project Lead capacity preferred
•Experience with HAZMAT materials and handling procedures and practices
•Experience with manufacturing and quality systems and procedures preferred
•Experience with Statistics preferred
•Customer interface and communication experience preferred
•Detail oriented and precise in design, reporting and methods
•Domestic travel may be required
•US Citizenship or Permanent Residence
EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, a Vectra company, is a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, aerospace, medical, commercial, grid energy storage, oil, and gas industries. The company provides the most experience and broadest capability in battery electrochemistry of any battery supplier in the United States. Battery technologies include lithium ion, thermal, silver zinc, nickel hydrogen, lithium carbon monofluoride, lithium thionyl chloride, lithium manganese dioxide, lithium sulfur dioxide, and reserve lithium oxyhalide. EaglePicher also provides custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices, and other power solutions. EaglePicher Technologies is headquartered in Joplin, Mo., and is ISO9001:2008 and AS9100C certified. For more information, visit www.eaglepicher.com.
EaglePicher offers competitive compensation and a generous benefit package that includes medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, holidays, vacation, tuition reimbursement, and scholarship program.
EaglePicher is proud to be an EEO/AA employer (male, female, disabled and veterans). We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Locations

Pittsburg
2919 Rotary Terrace
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Commercial Power
3001 Davis Blvd.
Joplin, MO 64801
Crossroads
8225 E. 26th St.
Joplin, MO 64802
Energetic Devices
14212 N. Bethel Rd.
Seneca, MO 64865
Headquarters
C & Porter Streets
Joplin, MO 64802
Range Line
3220 Industrial Rd.
Joplin, MO 64801
Seneca, MO
Recruiting In
Seneca, MO 64865
Space
1216 W. B St.
Joplin, MO 64801
Not Specified
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Not Specified, NS 99997
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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East Greenwich, RI 2818
Headquarters/Plano
5600 Tennyson Pkwy, Suite 345
Plano, TX 75024
Pittsburg
Commercial Power
Crossroads
Energetic Devices
Headquarters
Range Line
Seneca, MO
Space
Not Specified
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Headquarters/Plano
 
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