Job Listing Description

Sr Mechanical Design Engineer

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Sr Mechanical Design Engineer, in South Bend, IN.
Composite Design and Analysis Specialist 
Key Responsibilities: 

• Providing model development by taking structure-property models developed from the nano and micro scales to the scale of the composite structure. 
• Investigating the influence of defect structures and interfaces in establishing material behavior and performance. 
• Understanding defect structures and interfaces in materials in general so work on carbon-carbon can build on the established models used for metals and ceramics and respective composites. 
• Linking the needs of the mechanical design team to the capabilities of the materials engineers to effect optimal fiber/matrix architecture. 
• Providing key input to the R&D process so materials property development and process development address the customer driven design objectives. 
• Minimum Master’s degree in Engineering or Science 

• PhD degree in Material Science or Mechanical Engineering preferred. 
• Graduate level engineer with materials knowledge, broad knowledge of commercial FEM tools, ability to write FEM, Discrete Element Models. 
• Broad analytical skills with emphasis on using and/or directing finite element analysis (FEA) desired for mechanical components. 
• Demonstrated process automation experience using scripting languages is highly desired (VBA, Matlab, Python, FORTRAN, etc.) 
• 5 years of composite mechanical modeling experience or materials atomistic modelling. 
• Composite design and analysis skills in carbon, metal matrix or ceramic matrix composites 
• Previous experience with the application of finite element techniques to the solution of steady state and transient heat transfer problems. 
• Fracture mechanics and fatigue experience. 
• Experience with monotonic and cyclic mechanical testing of materials. 
• Good communication and presentation skills to interact with engineering teams, other disciplines, and customers. 
• Knowledge of Six Sigma tools and application. 
• Ability to support design decision, deal with ambiguity, drive for results, and creatively resolve issues by evaluation of technical data and risk assessments 
• Demonstrated leadership attributes, customer and team interaction in previous or current role 
• Demonstrated track record for problem solving, managing requirements, and meeting commitments 
• Self-motivated, zealot for growth and willing to take ownership 
Job Number: 1910108473
Job Location: South Bend, IN
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 11/07/2019
Attention: Anita Collins
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9636

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