Mechanical Designer

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Date: Apr 21, 2024

Location: Gaithersburg - Maryland, US, 20878

Company: Heraeus

Mechanical Design Engineer
Heraeus Noblelight
Location Gaithersburg - Maryland
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 17,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


Your role and responsibilities: 


  • Designs electro-mechanical equipment for application of UV technology and infrared heat to industrial and analytical processes, including concept development, analysis, design layout, prototype development and testing.  

  • Conceptualizes equipment requirements and designs based on customer and sales input; prepares engineering specification and effectively communicates design and specification to sales, the customer, and Engineering. 

  • Works with others to produce and verify manufacturing documentation. Documents designs to the appropriate level and releases designs for build. Organizes and maintains document files. 

  • Assists R&D and Manufacturing with design of test fixtures, selection of custom equipment, etc. 

  • Develops test plans and conducts tests necessary to verify design. 

  • Supports Manufacturing and Customer Service in resolving technical problems or released products. 

  • Establishes and maintains vendor contacts necessary for procurement of parts and materials. 

  • Makes recommendations for changes in procedures, project scheduling, design, or equipment when necessary. 

  • Supports Project Engineer in managing and delivering projects on time.  



What is required for this role:


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and 5 or more years of experience in the execution of product development projects and supporting/working with manufacturing operations. 

  • Advanced skills in SolidWorks CAD / CAE, required.   

  • Develop top level system architecture and design solutions by analyzing the functional requirements, customer specifications, performance/design/regulatory standards and manufacturing capabilities 

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of: Internet software, Spreadsheet software, and Word Processing software.   

  • Ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing) with all levels within the organization. 


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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