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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Title
Senior Mechanical Engineer
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Minneapolis,  MN
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                                                                             Senior Mechanical Engineer - Minneapolis, MN

Position Description    

Researches, plans, analyzes, designs, and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, structures, engines, mechanisms, and other devices. Analyzes mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, thermodynamic, or heat transfer for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Uses advanced modeling and analysis tools to develop product specifications, models, technical data packages, and integration and verification procedures. Conducts and supports subsystem and system integration and verification activities, and manufacturing planning. Ensures technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements are met. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Creates, plans, and performs complex engineering design, development, analysis, experimentation, test and product assurance tasks for a portion of a project or may lead these activities for a small project. Ensures tasks meet cost, quality, schedule, and performance requirements. Applies wide range of engineering design and/or analytical theory, principles, techniques, and practices to a complex portion of a technical project. Applies broad knowledge of the design of organization's products, technology, systems interactions to solve complex engineering problems which have not been clearly defined and may not have similar precedents available. Develops and writes technical documentation, makes revisions to existing documentation, and provides input to technical papers or presentations. Delivers technical presentations. Performs technical analysis, testing, calculations, and evaluation of results to solve complex engineering problems. Prepares and presents project technical results, recommendations, and solutions to internal and external customers. Provides input and status to project leaders on technical content, cost, schedule, and workload requirements. Provides technical review and guidance to other engineers in area of expertise. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of relevant engineering discipline(s), industry practices, trends, and applications. May direct the work of less senior technical personnel. Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies and rules.
Working knowledge of Pro-E Wildfire and Creo computer aided design and engineering tool. Working knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a relevant technical field of specialization. Familiarity with current computer applications and technologies in applicable engineering disciplines. Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers to solve complex technical problems. Ability to effectively communicate technical results to customers.

B.S. degree in a relevant technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience plus 5 years relevant experience; or a M.S. degree and 3 years experience; or a Ph.D. in a relevant technical discipline.


Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  • Human Capital
  • Professional Services
  • Accounting/Audit Readiness
  • Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering


Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.



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