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Actalent Senior Mechanical Engineer in Eden Prairie, Minnesota


• Generate system and component performance requirements. - Lead the project team to document specific performance targets using historical data and high-level user requirements as a guide. • Design new and innovative standard and custom hearing aids and other auxiliary devices which meet product requirements. - Integrate new technologies into product designs in conjunction with boundaries as defined by the Research and Technology group. - Propose design options that are manufacturable and harmonious with the Industrial Design. - Specify materials and finishes that are appropriate to meet all design requirements. - Interface with internal and external suppliers to develop and implement new processes and technologies. - Work with a cross-functional team to ensure that all manufacturing and performance requirements are met. - Analyze component and assembly costs to ensure the designs meet product requirements. • Ensure design verification and validation testing is completed and ensure that all criteria are met. - Specify and perform design verification testing to ensure the designs meet product requirements. - Support the design validation testing for all new parts and assemblies. - Aid prototype and production debugging efforts to ensure that design intent is met, and parts are acceptable for form, fit and function. - Ensure product quality by evaluating and dispositioning First Article Inspection data. • Develop the technical project plan and manage work efforts to ensure project schedules are met and areas of high risk are identified and mitigated with appropriate risk mitigation plans. - Lead design reviews. - Generate mechanical design tasks and provide input into project timelines and schedules. - Provide project status updates at team meetings as required. - Collaborate with other cross-functional team members to create and maintain DFMEA documentation which ensures that all key areas of potential failure have been considered and addressed. • Ensure the generation of accurate design documentation. - Ensure the creation of accurate CAD models and drawings which communicate the design intent and ensure a high standard of quality. - Ensure the creation of accurate and up-to-date online documentation using documentation procedures. - Insure the creation of Engineering Change Orders (ECO) for release.


Mechanical engineering, design verification, design validation, Design, Engineering, document management, design for manufacturing, New product development, electronics design, electronics manufacturing, electronics test, pro engineer design, proe design, injection molded plastic part design, electromechanical design

Top Skills Details:

Mechanical engineering,design verification,design validation

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Intermediate proficiency in ProE required. Hands-on surfacing experience. - Advanced knowledge of materials and processes used to manufacture injection molded plastic, stamped metal, and elastomeric components required. - Experience designing and developing micro-injection molded plastic parts and complex electro-mechanical packaging and systems preferred. - Experience designing and testing plastic enclosure products for ingress protection, drop/shock impact resistance preferred. - Design for different user interfaces, haptics preferred. Prior experience incorporating light pipes and other visual indicators into the product designs preferred. - Advanced knowledge of product development best practices (i.e. DFM, DOE, DFMEA, Lean PD, etc.…) required.

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.