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Job Title:  Mechanical Engineer II

Requisition ID:  2906

Bellingham, WA, US, 98226

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

This position will be focusing primarily on our Reserve Power applications, which include telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear, security, emergency lighting and general electronics. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe,DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.


Job Purpose

Under minimum supervision, performs moderately complex assignments. Designs, documents, and supports products in accordance with engineering drawing standards and ANSI/ASME precedent and recognized methods. Performs design calculations, interfaces with vendors, and performs cost evaluation. This is an intermediate level mechanical engineering position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports mechanical design engineering and production documentation
  • Designs products based upon engineering principles to set marketing/technical specifications in a cost effective and timely manner
  • Develops production or experimental designs and work proposals from preliminary design data, rough sketches, technical/marketing specifications, or verbal information; works with other design engineers, technical specialists, program managers, or management
  • Provides assistance on proposal activity by generating conceptual layouts, estimating costs and scheduling timelines
  • Checks pertinent information on component parts, assemblies and sub-systems that are under study using charts, graphs and calculations to substantiate design ideas
  • Performs structural, geometric and strength of material analysis to determine clearances, interferences and fits on complicated mechanisms
  • Performs dynamic analysis involving impact, moment of inertia, acceleration and vibration
  • Performs thermal analysis and heat transfer calculations on new and existing designs
  • Evaluates mechanical issues pertaining to CSA, U/L


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical engineering or related discipline
  • 2 or more years of experience in a related engineering role
  • Electro-mechanical product design
  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering principles
  • Strong computer skills to leverage modern CAD tools and simulation packages
  • Ability to search and track down information required for initial design
  • Sound knowledge of engineering principles in statics, dynamics, strength of materials and heat transfer

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree is a plus. 
  • Battery engineering experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with sheet metal fabicating equipment
  • Familiarity with CFD & FEA analysis
  • Familiarity with the design of electronics enclosures
  • Basic knowledge of design for injection-molded and die-cast components

General Job Requirements

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to differentiate colors.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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