WHO are we looking for? Saft America is looking for a full-time Mechanical Engineer. In this position, you will contribute to the design and development of the next generation of lithium-ion batteries for Defense, Space, and Racing applications. Saft is HQ’ed in France, with 4,300 employees in 18 countries. Our manufacturing site in Cockeysville houses the research and development of Saft America’s Space and Defense Divisions. What will you DO? • Creation of mechanical design output as assigned or directed by senior engineers, participating as mechanical representative on program teams, and maintaining product data. The incumbent reports to the mechanical engineering manager and works with internal customers such as program managers and other engineers and designers. Interaction may also be required with customer technical representatives. • Develop mechanical component and assembly designs. • Present design work to other engineers and stakeholders for review. • Provide information as required for internal and external customers pertaining to program progress and status. For example: high level design concept drawings for bids, or detailed information slides for a critical design review. • Model mechanical components and assemblies in CREO software. • Document components and assemblies, and process documentation through the company configuration management system. • Review and check designs and drawings. • Perform analysis and calculations such as stress, heat dissipation, and tolerance analysis in support of design. Familiar with creep and clearance requirements for high voltage systems. What experience is REQUIRED? • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or 10 years direct Mechanical Design experience • 6 years direct mechanical design experience with electrical/mechanical systems including electromechanical packaging. Hands on participation in design development and prototype builds. • Proficient with CAD software. Good knowledge of Standard design and manufacturing processes. Familiar with MIL standards. • A creative personality with the ability to think outside the box. What is the STATUS of the role? • This will be a salaried, full-time position in Cockeysville, Maryland. • All applicants must be US citizens or green card holders. What are the BENEFITS of joining our Saft family? • We offer a full benefits package, including but not limited to yearly salary increases, an extremely attractive 401K match, up to $10,000 yearly in tuition reimbursement, health program incentives, etc. • Our site in Cockeysville is financially stable and has not any reductions in force since 1993. We have many employees that have accrued 15, 30, even 50 years of tenure! • We value our community and participate in multiple charity events and fundraisers. A few examples include participating in the annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) walk in downtown Baltimore, bringing the Red Cross Bloodmobile onsite, and holding events throughout the year that raises funds to sponsor families in need around the holidays. • Our Cockeysville work family also enjoy participating in numerous Saft-sponsored activities throughout the year, including family picnics, Orioles baseball games and crab feasts in the summer, chili cook-offs and tailgate parties in the fall, Christmas parties and charity events in the winter, and Diversity Days potlucks and interactive ‘Bring your Kids to Work’ days in the spring.
Saft is a world specialist in the design and manufacture of high-tech batteries for industry.
Saft batteries are used in high performance applications such as industrial infrastructure and processes, transportation, Formula 1 racing, and space & defense. Saft is the world's leading manufacturerer of nickel-cadmium batteries for the industrial applications and of primary lithium batteries for a wide range of end markets.
The group is the European leader for specialized advanced technologies for the defese and space industries. With approximately 3,800 employees worldwide, Saft is present in 18 countries. Its 18 manufacturing siters and extensive sales network enable the group to serve its customers worldwide.