Senior Mechanical Engineer – LiquidPiston – Bloomfield, CT

As a degreed Mechanical Engineer (bachelor’s or higher), do you have 5+ years of demonstrated experience in internal combustion engine performance and efficiency?
Does your work history and outside interests reflect a record of innovation in machine design?
Have you used Matlab, SolidWorks CAD and ANSYS FEA tools and are you knowledgeable in GT Suite, Simulink, or similar?
If so, my client, LiquidPiston (Bloomfield, CT), an advanced technology rotary engine development company, is seeking a Sr. Mechanical Engineer to participate in the design and development of their engines, work with their vendor and customer base, and provide guidance to junior engineers.  The position is in Bloomfield, CT and my client will assist with relocation.
An MIT-rooted R&D company, Liquid Piston, is poised to transform ten years of breakthrough thermodynamics research into the world’s most efficient and compact rotary diesel engine.  Funded by a mix of Venture Capital, as well as DARPA and Army Rapid Innovation Awards, the company is small – but has a big vision to transform combustion engines and hybrid electric applications as we know them.

As Sr. Mechanical Engineer you will:
·         Lead development of rotary engine architectures and layouts.
·         Create and modify assemblies, part models, and drawings using SolidWorks.
·         Perform mechanical and thermal FEA simulations to optimize designs.
·         Lead the development of standard practices for analysis and simulation.
·         Create and run simulation models using Matlab and GT Suite to assist in engine design.
·         Check and release prints for manufacturing.
·         Communicate with vendors for components and manufacturing services.
·         Direct technician(s) and participate in the hands-on construction/assembly/testing of prototype engines and test rigs.
·         Lead the process to investigate hardware failures.
·         Author End of Test reports.
·         Document results through patent applications, technical reports, and publications.
·         Communicate progress and results to senior management.
·         BS or higher in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
·         Strong understanding of internal combustion engine performance and efficiency. 
·         Record of innovation in machine design.
·         At least 5 years professional engineering experience.
·         Demonstrated expertise with SolidWorks CAD and ANSYS FEA tools.
·         Strong understanding of mechanical modeling software operation (GT Suite, Simulink, or similar).
Helpful Skills:
·         Experience with advanced rotary and piston engine technologies (exhaust gas recirculation, Miller cycle, HCCI, etc.).
·         Professional experience with camshafts, bearings, gears, high-speed machinery.
·         Good communication and proposal writing skills.
·         Experience working in a machine shop/prototype environment.
·         This is a salaried position with pay dependent on qualifications and experience. 
·         LiquidPiston offers a health and dental plan plus a 401k and paid vacation/holidays.
If this sounds like a strong match for your background/experience and interests, please email your resume to:; 860-267-2690
Karla Hammond

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