Mechanical Engineer/Designer

On-site - Harvard, MA

The Mechanical Designer is responsible for the design and generation of part and assembly drawings in 2-D and 3D, efficiently using all available tools (SolidWorks, AutoCad, etc), as well as documentation control for the organization. This position requires an extremely high attention to detail, the ability to interact with multiple departments in the organization and the innovation to find ways to improve service to our customers and cut internal costs.

Position Responsibilities

  • Design and generate part drawings and assembly drawings in both 2-D and 3D using SolidWorks
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing problems associated with present designs
  • Interact with purchasing and vendors to expedite procurement of parts when needed
  • Assist sales with customer interaction to resolve production and/or design issues
  • Pursue innovative ways to cut costs while improving quality
  • Review all ECNs for accuracy and completeness, identifying any existing products/parts that might be affected by proposed changes
  • Ensure accuracy of all ECN components (BOM, Drawings, Revisions) in all necessary systems (MAX, paper filing, electronic storage, etc)
  • Assist with documentation control as required for the organization


  • ME Degree required
  • 5+ yrs experience in RF/Microwave industry preferred
  • Experience using design tools, including AutoCad and SolidWorks preferred
  • Experience with documentation control

Special Skills/Competencies

  • The ability to embrace and support REC/HXI, LLC’s core cultural values – Commitment, Communication, Balance, Responsibility, Consistency, Fun, Teamwork, Education, Integrity, Excellence, Ownership, Health and Community
  • Strong design skills in order to generate creative solutions
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to all projects assigned
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong sense of teamwork with the ability to balance team and individual responsibilities
  • Ability to interact across multiple departments in the organization

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