MSI Recruiting

MSI Recruiting | Florida Hiring Professionals and Staffing Agency
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #11036
  • Salary: $125,000

Job Description:
The Lead Mechanical Engineer will work in conjunction with internal and external teams to ensure that the development and control of products surpass customer expectations and comply with safety and quality standards. This role will interact directly with design, research, customer service, manufacturing, procurement, and customers pursuing continued improvement of existing products and developing new ideas into reality. This role will be charged with organizing and implementing better documentation, standards, and controls on processes and assisting quality control to maintain the premium quality expectations that our customers expect. Although the biggest challenges to this role are mechanics and materials oriented, we also have technology systems that incorporate wirelessly connected sensors and control systems to monitor and manage product activities. These systems are challenging and require optimization of technology for durability and usability in extreme environments for a broad range of users, and our products need to work flawlessly to match our brand promise. There are strategic and tactical aspects of this role. We need the expertise of a seasoned engineer with exposure to a broad range of processes, materials, and technologies to inform technical decisions and at the same time, this role very much an elbow grease, block and tackle, engineering role.


Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical engineering with plastics, metals, ceramics, and other materials in extreme environmental conditions. This includes conceptual ideation and creation of mechanisms, material selection, prototyping, testing, and iteratively refining.
  • Cost engineering. Working with manufacturers to control and reduce costs without diminishing the user experience and quality of the product.
  • Documentation control. Create and manage a documentation control system of our entire product system.
  • Work closely with manufacturers on appropriate tolerancing and tuning processes and materials and onsite oversight of initial production runs.
  • Provide technical insights and support for development projects.
  • Manage CFD and thermodynamics simulation projects to help the team deeply understand the thermodynamics of our system.
  • Help to create PRDs and design criteria.
  • Create and manage technical product engineering specifications based on PRD’s and user needs.
  • Identify and address technical or logistical impediments to delivering scope of work.
  • Track production quality and model production quality data for optimization of cost and continuous improvement of product.
  • Understand principles of sustainability and design products to be more sustainable.
  • Manage engineering development schedule.
  • Support procurement when needed, and keep procurement informed in development process.
  • Report to the product team on how schedule and other constraints might impact costs, NRE and COGs.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, general contractors, vendors and suppliers.
  • Cultivate and promote positive professional working relationships inside and outside of the company.
  • Actively participate in team problem solving, process improvement, and decisions.



  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience) in Mechanical Engineering, or similar field of engineering.
  • 10+ years of experience in Mechanical engineering roles.
  • Excellent communications and people management skills.
  • Proficient/Fluent in SolidWorks
  • Extensive experience with metal manufacturing processes such as casting, stamping, bending, forging, etc.
  • Ability to solve routine design and engineering problems with no assistance.
  • Ability to perform statistical analysis of data collected throughout various projects.
  • Experience with creating and managing engineering documentation systems.
  • Fluency in English, Spanish is a plus.
  • Fluent in tolerancing standards
  • Aptitude in mechanical statics and dynamics, fluids, thermodynamics, and basic electronics. Some understanding of software systems and architecture is a plus.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Natural curiosity, prone to ask “why not” try a new idea vs dismiss them.
  • Knowledge of statistical software capabilities to facilitate analysis and distribution of quality related data as requested.
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