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Crystal Group Mechanical Engineer in Hiawatha, Iowa

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Summary:This position is responsible for the design, development, and verification of assigned mechanical components to include sheet-metal / machined-metal parts and assemblies.Duties:Maintains an extensive working knowledge of Crystal Group’s mechanical design tools (e.g., AutoCAD, Inventor) for efficient conversion of technical requirements into schematic diagrams and assembly drawings.Maintains an extensive understanding of metal parts machining, fabrication, and assembly processes.Maintains a working knowledge of packaging techniques applied to high performance electronics for use in harsh and demanding environments.Maintains a working knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the design field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.Ensures designs are producible and error free.Recommends the proper procedures, processes, templates, and tools to correctly perform the task assigned.Supports the Technical Directors in capturing, refining, and addressing customer requirements via the POTS system.Provides concise and well thought-out input on technological opportunities worthy of organization investment and will assist with establishing capital plans, project schedules, and budgets for the Engineering department.Provides technical assistance for the Pilot Line build and testing of new products and systems.Provides component-level review and in-depth troubleshooting support for product in Manufacturing and Technical Services as well as Sales department assistance.Provides technical leadership for junior mechanical designers/engineers on the team providing mentoring, guidance, and technical reviews as needed to ensure successful completion of projects, as assigned.Reviews mechanical drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards, as assigned.Complies with safety, quality, and ESD guidelines.Requires:Education: Associate of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.Experience: Three to five years engineering experience in related field. Experience with 3D design, finite element analysis, and computational fluid dynamics (preferred).Physical: This is mainly a desk position. The person performing this work must be able to sit, stand and bend at various times while lifting and reviewing the computer hardware items. Ability to inspect products and effectively use the computer on a daily basis is needed.Miscellaneous: Ability to use various software programs related to engineering theory (AutoDesk Inventor, AutoCAD).Must be able to demonstrate experience in multitasking to meet several simultaneous project milestones up to and including completion of several projects.Works well both independently and in a team environment and is willing to change priorities as needed.

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Crystal Group Inc., is uniquely comprised of three business strengths rolled into a single entity. We are a rugged server manufacturer, a systems integrator, and a custom design and manufacturing services provider.

Hiring top-quality employees who are trusted and empowered to succeed has enabled Crystal Group to become one of the fastest-growing employee-owned companies in America.

Headquartered in Hiawatha, Iowa, Crystal Group is small business with a worldwide reach. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits for all our positions.

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