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Senior Mechanical Engineer (Corvallis, OR)

Perpetua Power Source Technologies is a unique company that designs and manufactures renewable energy solutions for industiral applications. We are looking for a mechanical engineer to join our talented team in Corvallis, Oregon. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated engineer who can work effectively in a dynamic environment.

Key Activities
• Innovation, design, and verification of systems thermally coupled to industrial heat sources
• Mechanical design of products and accessories suporting Perpetua's product roadmap
• Thermal transfer modeling and empirical testing of product designs to optimize thermoelectric performance
• Mechanical package design for robust, long life operation
• Coordinate internal product development resources and interface with machine shop partners
• Reliability and environmental testing and certifications
• Create and maintain product documentation
• Work collaboratively with sales and marketing colleagues to address customer requirements
• Balance personal and team contributions to ensure project success

Qualification Requirements
• B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, prefer GPA > 3.5 and M.S.
• Proficiency with SolidWorks Professional (3D Design and Simulation Professional)
• Heat transfer fundamentals and thermal modeling experience
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Track record of meeting and exceeding expecations
• Attention to detail and pride in workmanship
• Capability and desire to effectively interface with external partners and customers
• Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
• Able to work independently and in a dynamic team environment

Helpful Experiences
• Industrial product certifications: Hazardous Location requirements, FM/UL, ATEX, and others
• Experience in designs and methodologies suitable for CNC machining, injection molding, and impact extrusion
• Experience in successful product releases, Product Development Process, ISO9001, failure mode analysis, and process improvements
• Computational fluid dynamics
• Working knowledge of energy harvesting technologies (thermoelectric, piezoelectric, solar, etc.)
• Intellectual property creation

Perpetua assures equal treatment in the administration of all personnel matters including recruitment, selection, hiring, advancement, training and transfers, without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, and age.


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