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As a Plasma Process Design Engineer at Hypertherm, you will design and develop plasma cutting consumables and processes for our Heavy Industrial plasma cutting systems working with a multi-disciplinary engineering team of electrical, mechanical, and software engineers. In this Design Engineering role, you will evaluate the plasma arc cutting process and develop new and improved consumable geometries, and gas flows for cutting metal. This will involve applying your knowledge of fluid/gas dynamics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer to the design and testing process.
Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering with 2+ years of hands-on design engineering experience or equivalent. Product development experience preferred.
Deep comprehension and hands-on application of fluid/gas dynamics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer
A passion for discovering creative and cost-effective mechanical designs for fabricated (machined, formed, molded) parts and assemblies
Ability to design, conduct, and analyze hands-on scientific experiments using prototyping, design of experiments (DOE)
Basic engineering instrumentation knowledge such as flow measurements, thermal measurements, oscilloscopes, data acquisition system
Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate at all levels, engineers, managers, and technicians
Highly organized, self-motivated with the ability to work within a team environment
Additional qualifications that will make you stand out:
Knowledge of motion control and mechanical motion dynamics
Experience in plasma physics and material science
Experience in any of the following: RFID, laser process engineering, design for injection molded components, welding knowledge, robotics
Demonstrated project experience in DFM/A and ASME Y14.5 GD&T dimensioning practices, tolerance analysis
Experience in conducting a technical or product development; and an understanding of industrial product design and commercialization
Value Engineering/cost reduction in product design
An advanced degree in mechanical engineering or applied physics
Location: Hanover, New Hampshire
Hypertherm's mission is to provide customers with the best industrial cutting solutions in the industry. We are a 100% associate-owned company, with our corporate office in Hanover, NH, USA and have Associates in twenty-six countries around the globe. Globally focused, we design, manufacture, and support the world's leading cutting solutions, with a proud history of over 50 years.
Besides our incredible culture, some of the benefits you can expect with a career at Hypertherm:
Global, 100% employee-owned company for over 50 years
Employee Stock Ownership
Four days/year Community Service Time
Strong commitment to Environmental Stewardship
Stable, growing organization with a no-layoff philosophy