Experienced Mechanical Engineer

Tempronics’ is a growth stage technology company that uses traditional solid-state thermoelectric elements (TECs) in an innovative new way and featuring distributed heating and cooling along a Tempronics’ Climate Ribbon.  Applications include automotive, motorcycle and commercial vehicle seats, bedding, cooling vests and a variety of other uses.  Tempronics growth is dependent on employing a dedicated team of talented individuals who want their efforts to have a positive impact on the company’s customers and partners.

Job Responsibilities

Design and/or supervise engineering projects involving integration mechanical components into a variety of thermoelectric-based comfort systems.  Lead and/or conduct research on driving and controlling thermoelectrics in a variety of uses and applications.  Works independently to meet customer needs through creative application of mechanical engineering principles.

Job Duties

  • Design and/or supervise mechanical engineering product development projects
  • Lead/conduct research on air flow systems in thermoelectrics cool/heat solutions
  • Work with product management to conceive, design and specify mechanical portions of new products
  • Provide technical leadership. Guide and mentor junior engineers in running engineering design projects
  • Work with team to establish project plans for product development programs and deliverables.
  • Incorporaterisk mitigation and time to market considerations into product development schedules
  • Provide support in transitioning designs to manufacturing including defining manufacturing test requirements.
  • Support development of manufacturing test equipment and test protocols.
  • Represent the company with customers and key suppliers
  • Play a key role in technical problem resolution, either as the problem owner, or as an advisor to the team.
  • Contribute and/or lead efforts in meeting customer production requirements (e.g. 8D, DFMEA, PFMEA).
  • Lead and/or conduct research on air flow systems in thermoelectrics cool/heat
  • Author technical papers, industry publications and social media content
  • Become an expert on optimizing the design variables that drive performance, cost and reliability

Minimum Qualifications

  • BSME or similar bachelor’s degree with significant experience in electronics design
  • Minimum 8 years of experience.
  • Skills include leadership, mentoring, product development, product design, test & qualification, project management, problem solving, failure mode & root cause analysis, and statistics.
  • Experience in the transportation industry desired. This includes their development processes, terminology, templates, and quality processes.
  • Strong track record of delivering new products, on time and with high quality
  • Project Management Institute certified or experience with professional project management
  • Solidworks expertise is a must.Experience with other design, analysis and simulation tools desired
  • Knowledge of machine shop practices, ability to operate mill, drill press and other similar tools
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical ability
  • Experience with Microsoft productivity software

Type of Job: Full Time
Language skills: Spanish desirable
Location: Tucson, AZ with frequent travel to Agua Prieta, Mexico
Reports to: Director of Engineering

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