Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer



This is a unique and important opportunity for a Sr Mechanical Design Engineer to contribute to the design, development and support of the voting devices produced by Hart InterCivic. This engineer will use their significant skills in SolidWorks 3D along with sound mechanical engineering practices to overcome the challenges presented by industrial design, packaging and functionality while still achieving cost, reliability, and manufacturability requirements. This role will directly affect the experience that the voting public has when interacting with these infrastructure critical devices as their work impacts the entire device portfolio.


  • Convert industrial design and market concepts into mechanical designs using SolidWorks 3D, providing end-to-end, concept through production, system-level mechanical designs of security critical electromechanical devices.
  • Collaborate with a broad, cross-functional team to achieve schedule, cost, reliability, and functional requirements.
  • Identify, propose, and drive alternative solutions to optimize product design and manufacturing technological choices to minimize cost and investment.
  • Plans work in detail at an individual level, creating a robust and accountable plan.
  • Work with vendors to develop rapid prototyping-based sample plastic parts, develop soft-tooled and hard-tooled product plastic parts.
  • Identify critical dimensions and documents as special characteristics and requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited university.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience (8 years with an MSME) in mechanical and electromechanical engineering field.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience with SolidWorks 3D designing complete assemblies.
  • Proficient in designing injection molded plastics and sheet metal parts used in electromechanical assemblies.
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T) experience preferred.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Hands-on experience with designing, making, and building mock-ups and prototypes. Proficient in use of rapid prototyping technologies such as Stereolithography (SLA), HP Multi-Jet Fusion (MJF), and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).
  • Experience taking plastics parts from concept to rapid prototyping to soft-tooling production and then to hard-tooled production.
  • Extensive knowledge of manufacturing technologies and processes, including FMEA, DFM, reliability, concepts of life predictions, mean time between failure calculations, and design for experiments. Proficiency in design for manufacturing (DFM) and design for assembly (DFA) considerations.
  • Experience creating complete release packages for designs (drawings, critical dimensioning and design packages, bill of materials, etc.).
  • Understanding of product regulatory requirements (FCC, UL, CE, etc.) to enable design conformance.
  • Understanding of product regulatory requirements (FCC, UL, CE, etc.) to enable design conformance.
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams focused on value engineering and design efforts.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision as well as productively in a team environment. Must be detail oriented, meet deadlines and highly motivated.
  • Strong interpersonal communication (both written and verbal), conflict management skills and presentation skills.
  • Experience with planning and managing projects through the entire product lifecycle.
  • Experience with supplier & vendor management.

To Apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to Hart InterCivic Jobs.

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