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CAD Engineer V

Cupertino, CA 95014

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Technology Job Number: 616890 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


JOB DETAILS
Client Job Title: CAD Engineer V
Duration: 6 Months
Department: Design Validation
Reason: These contractors will support critical CAD work during 2 LOAs and 2 engineers setting up our new lab space in Boulder, while also supporting increased incoming CAD requests.
 
ADDITIONAL JOB NOTES
Summary
We want your help creating prototype hardware systems needed to study the customer experience for future products! We are looking for someone with excellent design and fabrication skills, a deep attention to detail, and clear written and verbal communication to collaborate with a diverse group of cross-functional partners.

Description
On this team you will apply a mix of technical and creative skills to quickly design and build mechanical prototypes. We maintain discipline, safety, communication, and organization in a fast paced lab environment, and establish trust-based relationships with product design teams, helping them quickly identify the best design path. Examples of the kind of work we do are:
 
  • Designing and assembling modular/configurable hardware to fit the user population
  • Designing and assembling custom hardware for each user
  • Designing and assembling mass and center-of-mass representative study prototypes
  • Designing anthropometry-based test fixtures for characterization efforts
Key Qualifications
A history of bringing new ideas to life via the use of first principles analysis, CAD tools, and a combination of machining, additive manufacturing, and softgoods prototyping processes. Sketching and free body diagrams will be meaningful communication tools, and judicious use of GD&T and tolerance analysis will be expected.
Mechanical design experience should include designing fixtures, prototypes, test platforms, characterization, and proof of concept hardware. Proficiency in Siemens NX, Rhino, or other similar CAD packages is expected, along with the use of basic machine shop equipment, hand tools, and soldering equipment to build and modify hardware prototypes.

Looking for a candidate to help with design work and CAD/drawings for project; Candidate should at minimum have BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree, with experience in 2D and 3D CAD design, experience with designing sheetmetal and plastic/injection molded parts, and experience with tolerance analysis, as well as Design for Manufacturing (DFM) capabilities. Ideal candidate will have several years of experience, particularly using NX CAD software package.

Education & Experience
Minimum: BS in Mechanical Engineering or a similar technical field, with 3-5 years of CAD experience.







 
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