JobMechanical/Mechatronic Engineer

Hummingbird Scientific

Applications due by February 28, 2019

Hummingbird Scientific is seeking a Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineer for instrumentation design and integration to add to its expanding Engineering team. The ideal candidate has several years of professional experience in industry and an advanced degree focusing on a combination of mechanical design, mechatronics and controls. As an engineer at Hummingbird Scientific, you would collaborate directly with machinists and assembly technicians to bring new unique designs to life. We value people who are positive, organized, multi-dimensional, and self-directing.

Required skills:

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Controls or related field and 2+ year of industry experience OR a graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Controls or related field with a thesis-size independent project.
  • LabVIEW experience
  • 3-D CAD (Solidworks, Pro E etc.)
  • Demonstrated precision mechanical design of complete systems
  • Strong first principal problem-solving skills – you should be excellent in math and physics
  • Willingness to accurately document projects and designs

It would be great if you also had one of the following backgrounds:

  • A few years of professional level experience with developing software in LabVIEW
  • Experience with some of the following C++, C#, Python, Arduino, Raspberry Pi
  • Hand on experience with electronics and electrical systems – wiring, soldering, simple board design

Apply below with your resume, cover letter, salary history and salary requirements.

Compensation: Hummingbird Scientific offers a competitive compensation package based on experience and demonstrated capabilities. Benefits include paid vacation, holidays, sick time, medical and dental benefits as well as a company 401(k) plan.
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Location: This job is located in Lacey, WA. Qualified candidates who are eligible to work in the United States only.

Please note: a cover letters describing your experience relative to this job is required

About Hummingbird Scientific

Hummingbird Scientific builds products for electron and ion microscopy with an emphasis on transmission electron microscopes (TEM). In close collaboration with our customers, we design and manufacture all aspects of these complex systems from mechanical, electrical, and software design to fabrication and assembly. We aim to provide pioneering solutions for applications in nanotechnology, materials science, and biology.

Our facility in Lacey, WA includes our engineering workspaces dedicated to advanced 3-D mechanical/mechatronics design, our precision manufacturing shop, part inspection area, system assembly lab and scientific electron microscopy lab.

As all of these facilities are placed under one roof, engineers can effectively work together with machinists, assembly technicians and scientists to develop our in-situ microscopy tools. Engineers are in charge of all aspects of the product development cycle, where there is typically one lead Engineer working with help of other engineers to holistically design new system.

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