Mechanical Engineer Manager at Pivotal Commware

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Pivotal Commware develops 5G communications platforms, systems and applications based on Holographic Beam Forming® , a patented breakthrough in electromagnetic physics. HBF allows Pivotal to create software-defined antennas that can harness, shape and direct radio waves with order-of magnitude advantages over legacy beamforming systems in cost, size, weight and power consumption (C-SWaP). HBF enables mobile network operators to maximize capacity, coverage and throughput on demand and is recognized as an essential element in the 5G ecosystem. 5G leadership is pivotal to the US economy, and 5G is Pivotal™.
Pivotal is seeking an experienced hands-on Mechanical Engineering Manager to develop enclosures for antenna products. This position will support and lead fast-paced projects while working closely with a small group of scientists, engineers and business leaders in a start-up environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to think creatively and to operate within a flexible, fast-paced program dedicated to advancing the Holographic Beamforming product suite. This position reports to the VP of Product Realization.
•Perform design and development in such areas as mechanical structure, weatherproofing, thermal and EMI management for antenna and microwave components
•Conduct feasibility studies and test new modified designs
•Direct support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication
•Hands on engineering work utilizing standard techniques, processes and procedures typically utilized in product development
•Conduct feasibility studies and test new modified designs
•Independently devise new approaches and solutions to solve problems
•Review work at appropriate milestones to ensure that overall objectives are being met
Required Qualifications:
•3+ years of mechanical engineering leadership experience
•8+ years of hands on mechanical engineering experience
•A BS or MS in mechanical engineering or related degree with relevant experience
•Excellent 3D CAD/PDM/PLM skill set – Solidworks preferred, Creo/Pro-Engineer
•Experience in Electro-Mechanical packaging
•Experience dealing with thermal, EMI, vibration and contamination issues
•Hands-on experience with machining, sheet metal design/fabrication, soft tooling processes
•Ability to multi-task, work quickly, accurately and communicate effectively with team members
•Experience creating complete design/documentation packages for production
•Ability to work in a team setting to carry a design from concept to manufacturing
•Talent for troubleshooting design issues as they arise
•Ability to prototype models in order to evaluate new concepts and reduce risk
•Able to organize design reviews and lead technical discussions
•Good working knowledge of DFM, FMEA, FEA and geometric tolerancing
Desirable Expertise:
•RF antenna/radio product development experience
•Manufacturing experience in high volume (100,000/year) production
•Plastics selection and molded part design experience
•Experience project managing mechanical design projects
•Opto-mechanical experience
•CAE experience/capabilities (both structural and thermal desired – Ansys experience a plus)
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