Mechanical Design Project Engineer

San Jose, CA 95119

Posted: 08/02/2019 Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Industry: Light Industrial Job Number: 16170

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Mechanical Design Project Engineer to be part of our Client’ s team in San Jose.  This is an opportunity to work with a company that is a global leader in the  manufacturing  services industry. Aids other companies in order to maximize efficiency within their manufacturing processes and design, build and take their products to market quickly, affordably and efficiently.

Our Company Bio: Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, and was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

Mechanical Design Project Engineer

  • Leads complex mechanical product design and validation on significantly challenging and sometimes unique product applications 
  • Leads new and unique mechanical design and electronic packaging challenges utilizing standard tools
  • Delivers solutions that require multiple Mechanical design expertise across multiple ME competencies with limited supervision
  • Leads system architecture analysis and clarify design requirements to define the appropriate Mechanical/Thermal architecture for the design team
  • Evaluating/selecting mechanical components, and makes recommendations to Supply Chain and component engineering, regarding roadmaps and feature enhancements
  • Communicates technical aspects of a project effectively to internal/external customers, and can lead some customer engagements
  • Lead design innovations and potential patentable solutions
  • Lead resolution of complex design issues and manages design trade-offs
  • Train/coach other engineers in design analysis and tools

  • Typically reports to Management.   Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Design Manager   or Group Lead 
  • Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management)



  • Coordinates with professional networks to answer unique issues related to Industry or specific sector, regulatory and safety standards
  • Broad knowledge developing high complexity projects that have required multiple Mechanical Engineering Design specializations or competencies: Tolerance Analysis, DFM, Serviceability
  • In-depth knowledge and   use of key development tools and design standards: 3D CAD, Finite Element Analysis, Tolerances, Advanced Manufacturing Principles, Interference Checks


  • Influence others and share best practices
  • Effectively communicate with good understanding of English
  • Work as part of a global team
  • Assess a project and articulating risk while developing project milestones.
  • Develop projects in a stage-gate process (PLCQ) 
  • Mentor less experienced engineers
  • Leads ME projects with multiple engineers assigned
  • Leads cross-functional and ME design reviews


  • Mechanical Engineering Degree (BSME/MSME/PHD or equivalent experience)
  • 12+ years experience in mech design and / or verification or other key competency

  • Regular business hours.   Some additional hours may be required
  • Travel requirements:   Domestic and/or Global, up to 20%
  • Climate controlled office environment during normal business hours


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