**US Citizenship Required**
Fourth Dimension Engineering in Columbia, Maryland is seeking a talented and experienced Mechanical Engineer to join a small, fast-paced team designing, developing, integrating and testing complex real-time embedded hardware and software systems.
The successful candidate will have experience in the following areas:
Designing and drafting utilizing 3D computer-aided design (CAD) (i.e. Solidworks)
Electronic and/or microelectronic packaging design; Thermal Design/ Analysis; Develop test plans & procedures for mechanical & electronic components/systems
Manufacturing process development, tool design, and equipment set-up/operation to support prototype and/or high volume production builds
Researching, qualifying and adapting new microelectronics packaging and assembly techniques
Conducting and documenting engineering trade studies, analyses and tests.
Collaborating with and training highly-skilled manufacturing technicians, assembly operators and engineers within a team setting
Development, validation and optimization of thermal and structural finite element analysis (FEA) models (i.e. CFdesign)
Engineering statistics background – Statistical Process Control (SPC), Design of Experiments (DOE)
Failure analysis background – preferred, not required
Troubleshooting and resolving equipment problems – preferred, not required
Hands-on fabrication, assembly and test of 1st article engineering prototypes – preferred, not required
Experience with machine shop equipment such as manual or CNC mills, manual lathes, drill presses, band saws, shears and experience with molding, casting, or vacuum casting – preeferred, not required
Familiarity with microelectronic assembly techniques – preferred, not required
Surface Mount Technology (SMT) – solder paste dispense, component pick and place, reflow, underfill, inspection
Hybrid – wafer processing (dice, backgrind, sort, inspect), die attach, wire bonding, flip chip, dam & fill, transfer molding, balling, lidding, laser/ink marking, inspection
We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can operate in a less structured, free thinking environment, but who can also contribute to and support overall team success.