Daedalus is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer with a strong background in
product development to work primarily in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Some travel
and off-site work may occasionally be necessary. Work could be for various
industries including: medical, telecommunications, safety, and consumer
Other disciplines at Daedalus include user needs research, industrial design,
GUI design, software, and engineering. Daedalus provides an environment where everyone needs to be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently and in a team.
hazards and other risks associated with the product.
materials, design components and assemblies, implement joining techniques
such as snap fitting, welding, bonding, and mechanical fastening.
plans, conduct test measurements and apply statistical data analysis
techniques to verify design solutions.
concepts for client presentations through sketches, renderings, models,
controlled drawings, and reports.
layouts and detail drawings of new products using Pro/Engineer and/or
statics, cost, and tolerance analysis.
outside resources such as prototype houses and contract manufacturers.
Above all, make
prudent, clever, careful, and decisive design choices.
MS a plus.
Minimum of 5 years experience in a position with mechanical product
design responsibilities involving the design, validation and documentation
of new products.
developing test plans and conducting experiments to verify design
solutions (measurements and statistical data analysis).
Must have 1000
hours or more experience with Pro/E CAD or Solidworks.
Other CAD package experience is a plus.
Knowledge of plastic
materials and molding processes is required.
sheetmetal fabrication and assembly techniques is a
mechanical seals, sealing systems, couplings, drivers, lubrication systems,
and instrumentation systems is a plus.
excellent hands-on mechanical aptitude and knowledge of mechanisms.
experience working for a product development firm is a plus.
Have the ability
to work as an individual with minimal guidance.
excellent skills in both verbal and written English.