Technosoft Engineering successfully continuing over 25 years as superlative global provider of Digital Engineering & Consulting, Product Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Software Engineering and Data Analytics with substantial operations in India, North America and Europe. Established in 1999 as a division of 50 years old Technocraft Group, Technosoft serves clients in various industries, including Transportation, Industrial Products, Process Industry, Medical Equipment, Energy and Furniture. With a strong team of over 700 engineers and designers worldwide, Technosoft offers multi-disciplinary engineering services across its five business lines: Engineering, Consulting, R&D, Turnkey Automation Solutions, and Content Management. As a subsidiary of Technocraft Group, a $350 million Indian conglomerate, Technosoft has a solid foundation and global reach, supporting clients worldwide.

 

Currently we are looking to expand our team and looking for this resource urgently. W2 / Corp-corp /1099 / (H1 transferable acceptable).

Position: Mechanical Design Engineer -Furniture

Experience: 5-8 years

Location: Carson, CA

Duration: 12- 18 months Contract

Summary/Objective:

The focus of the Senior Mechanical Engineer – Furniture is to provide engineering design of furniture products focused in the educational space.  Performs CAD designs, FEA Analysis, drives prototyping, and works within a cross functional team with partners and manufacturers locally and in Asia to drive new product development.

Essential Functions

  • Lead new product development projects supporting engineering design from concept to production, working within a cross functional team (Product Development, Quality, Industrial Design, Asia Engineering and Sourcing), under a phase gate new product development process.
  • Engineer complex furniture designs focused on function, safety, durability, aesthetics, manufacturability, schedule, and cost.
  • Utilize Solidworks CAD for engineering designs, generating 3D models, as well as manufacturing 2D drawings of parts and assemblies, including Bills of Materials (BOMs). Ensure 2D manufacturing drawings include sufficient detail including material specs, finishes, critical dimensions, note call outs and tolerances.
  • Ability to perform stress analysis utilizing Solidworks FEA.
  • Manage engineering prototype builds internally and with external resources.
  • Benchmark and deconstruct product samples and document information, including but not limited to construction methods, material identification, and dimensional measurements.
  • Perform various functions as applicable to the design, including material research and selection, hand calculations and tolerance stack-ups.
  • Lead and support engineering design reviews and cross functional product development meetings. Offer feedback, recommendations, and design options and convey pros and cons to achieve the optimal result.
  • Work proactively with Asia Engineer Team and manufacturers in China and Vietnam to optimize designs for manufacturability (DFM), cost and schedule. Attend Asia calls for assigned projects

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient in SolidWorks CAD software with a demonstrated ability to create intricate 3D and 2D designs of parts and assemblies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5 dimensioning and tolerancing standards and experience in Solidworks FEA simulation
  • Experienced in various technologies including but not limited to woods, laminates, plastics, metal, electronics, textiles, foams, and upholstery methods
  • Team player with strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively in a cross-functional team environment
  • Familiar with offshore manufacturing, particularly in Asia
  • Knowledge of furniture product testing, such as BIFMA knowledge, is a plus
  • Knowledge of Design for Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) is desirable
  • Communicates critical updates and escalates key challenges to leadership in a timely manner
  • Creative and detail-oriented, takes initiative and passionate about product designs that make a positive impact on children’s learning and development
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced organization, strong multi-tasker with the ability to effectively balance priorities
  • Works with a positive can-do attitude, highly accountable to self and others, drives closure of tasks and completes quality work on time

Education & Experience:

  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • 7+ years experience in engineering design of consumer goods
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience in engineering design of furniture products

Education

  • Minimum Required:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or other technical discipline

Technosoft Offers the best of the best benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on skills
  • Industry leading health, dental, and vision plans
  • PTO’s (Paid time off)
  • Generous 401 (K) savings and profit sharing
  • Education assistance and internal training programs.
  • Maternity & paternity leave.
  • Flexible Work Schedule where you will work with your manager to enjoy a work schedule that can be flexible with your personal life.
  • Interested in learning more on our robust benefits package we offer?

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

At Technosoft Engineering we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right person for this or other roles.

 

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