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Director, mechanical engineering
Brooklyn, ny / remote
Since 2013, our founding mission at strongarm technologies has been and remains to keep the world`s industrial athletes™ proud, protected and productiveWe achieve this through our pioneering fuse safety wearables and the actionable ergonomic data they provide to individuals and management across numerous job types, industries and operating environments.
The industrial athlete™ is the beating heart of everything we represent and strive for here at strongarm - the essential, frontline workers of the world who put their bodies on the line to perform a critical job function that positively impacts lives beyond their ownBut that responsibility doesn`t come without its consequencesFar too often, preventable workplace injuries lead to lost shifts, missed paychecks and threatened livelihoodsThat, to us, is unacceptable.
In order to most effectively prevent injuries in a given operational environment, we work closely with each client across many dedicated and leading-edge teams, including client services, data and engineering, it security and othersEach safety program is tailored to the needs of the workers on the ground and the managers who oversee them, including what types of safety wearables and attachment options will suit them best, and the look and cadence of the safety reports that we`ll provideThe result is an actionable and scalable safety solution that seamlessly becomes part of a facility`s daily routine and is proven to prevent workplace injuries by as much as 64% across hundreds or thousands of industrial athletes.
As a director of mechanical engineering you will lead the mechanical engineering design, engineering, and support the transition to manufacturing for strongarm`s hardware.
In this role, you will own the delivery of mechanical productions to manufacturing on time, in budget, and to the target specificationsYou will scope, manage, and lead selection of concepts with design, product, and commercial teams of multiple projects from concept to productionYou will evaluate and identify improvements to the design process, and support quality to complete design verification and manufacturing verification testing.
You will develop and report performance metrics for the mechanical engineering team to peers and executivesYou will recruit and develop great people, continuously raising the performance and competency barsIt will be critical to maintain a high level of communications with cross-functional teams and partners, and interface with engineering managers, product management, program/project management, quality, manufacturing, electrical, and embedded engineering teams.
Effective people manager who can provide technical guidance, evaluation and facilitates career growth.
Hire and build the mechanical engineering function at strongarm tech.
Responsible for delivering quality mechanical engineering work for many products, that meets specification, is thoroughly validated, and is ready to transition to manufacturing.
Interface with other functional leaders for product development including embedded, quality and product.
Familiar with industry standard cad & fea design tools, industry trends, sensors, and design for high volume manufacturability.
Key requirements / qualifications:
Minimum 10+ years of experience with mechanical engineering design, 2+ years of people management.
Ms/bs degree in mechanical engineering (or similar field)
In depth knowledge of solid modeling, drawings, tolerances, and change control process.
Ability to interface well with remote teams.
Experience utilizing simulation software to validate designs.
Experience with electromechanical productsExperience with consumer products is a plus.
Strong talent for managing competing priorities effectivelyHighly organized; attentive to details.
Demonstrated ability to manage, execute and deliver products in a fast-paced environment.
Commitment to rigorous testing and validation practices.
Strong organizational and planning skills.
Desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
Brooklyn, ny or remote within the usa with est time zone work hours.
Strongarm technologies is an equal opportunity employer
Posted 30+ days ago