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Mechanical Engineer

Malabar International


Location:
Simi Valley, California 93065
Date:
03/02/2017
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Categories:
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering - Manufacturing
  • Mechanical Engineering - Microelectromechanical
Malabar International
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Job Details

Malabar International is a recognized leader in the design and manufacture of jacks, fluid dispensers, customized and specialized equipment for aircraft maintenance and support.  The Malabar International name means quality to aircraft technicians worldwide.

Researches, plans, analyses, designs, and directs the process to develop mechanical and electromechanical products and systems by performing the following duties
 
Responsibilities
  • Researches and analyses customer specifications to determine feasibility of designs or applications.
  • Designs products or systems, such as aircraft tripod jacks, aircraft axle jacks, aircraft service carts, fluid dispensers, and other aircraft ground support equipment.
  • Writes service manuals for company's products.
  • Prepares functional test reports for new products and supervises preproduction testing to verify integrity of products. Analyses test data and reports to determine if designs meet functional and performance specifications.
  • Interfaces with manufacturing and assembly departments to provide engineering support and follow up of new products through final assembly.
  • Evaluates existing designs and products and recommends design modifications to improve products and reduce manufacturing costs.
  • Performs engineering analysis using solid engineering practices, theory and techniques. The use of computer is required to aid in these calculations.
  • Prepares or directs the making of engineering drawings including layouts, schematics, detailed drawings, and top assembly drawings using Solidworks CAD equipment/software.
  • Confers with outside technical experts and vendors to obtain technical answers to solve problems at hand. 
 Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Engineering or related area of knowledge 
  • Three to five years related experience (manufacturing experience a strong plus) 
  • Two to three years’ work experience utilizing Solidworks CAD software 
  • Experience with Fluid power, electrical design (digital and PLC knowledge a plus) and electromechanical systems
  • Knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC) and Allan Bradley PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) a plus
 
 
  
 

 

Requirements

Competencies

  • Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. 
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must be proficient in reading blue prints


Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. 
  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

  • Office and light manufacturing
  • Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Malabar International is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. 

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