Job Listing Description

Mechanical Designer / Engineer - Vehicle Braking Components

One of the world's leading heavy-truck manufacturers is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join their team!

The Brakes Systems group works is a member of the Chassis and Powertrain Engineering department and works to develop and design wheel-ends, brakes, brake-related control systems, air distribution systems, air reservoirs, and the architecture that supports air and wiring harnesses across the vehicle chassis. The main function of a mechanical engineer is to research and investigate the design, functionality and maintenance of mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes. A typical mechanical engineer has the ability to make engineering drawings, and read and interpret blueprints.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Design and detail vehicle components and systems.
Interface with Engineering Analysis personnel to determine the most effective and economic materials to be used in product systems and components.
Interface with Test & Development personnel to identify and analyze problems encountered in prototype development and testing.
Provide creative technically feasible solutions.
Interface and coordinate with Purchasing, Vendors, Manufacturing, and other Engineering personnel in the bills of materials, value analysis and testing phases of product development.
Evaluate state of the art developments in the vehicle industry and apply the latest advances.
Apply statistical and engineering techniques in designing and testing.
Use programming and modeling techniques in conjunction with mathematical analysis.
Interface with Product Regulation and Compliance personnel to design vehicles that meet government regulations, restrictions, and codes.


MS degree or BS degree in mechanical engineering, or commensurate work experience.
0-2 years of experience in product engineering design areas required.
CAD experience required. NX experience preferred.
Creativity, verbal and written communication skills, analytical and problem solving ability.
Team player and detail oriented.
Knowledge of pneumatic systems, including air compressors, air dryers, and pneumatic tubing and fittings preferred.
Experience with manufacturing processes, MRP systems, and coding for design solutions (VBA, MatLab, etc) preferred.
Knowledge of vehicle brake systems for commercial vehicles - primarily air brakes – and related regulatory requirements preferred.
Job Number: 4752
Job Location: Portland, ORE
Rate: DOE
Per Diem: Possible
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 24 months
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 04/03/2018
Attention: Dina Matar
Address: 3836 N BALLAST ST
City, State: PORTLAND, OR 97217
Phone: 503/608-7895
Fax Phone: 503/608-7896

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