Mechanical Engineer III

Bozeman, MT

About Montana Instruments:

Montana Instruments is the premier cryogenics company accelerating quantum discovery. We build market-leading systems for our partners in the quantum journey and have enjoyed 10+ years of validated success.  

We Are Looking For:

The Engineer III works on across-functional team to develop innovative products and technology released to the market. They are responsible for all aspects of engineering design, analysis, prototyping, test, and documentation of components and assemblies for Montana Instruments technology and products. This position supports new product introductions, new technology developments, and sustaining engineering efforts; striving to release designs on schedule and under budget while meeting internal and external customer expectations and specifications.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Expectations

  • Develop new products and technologies from concept to production
  • Create and release engineering drawings, reports, and presentations
  • Conduct thorough analysis, build prototypes, develop test plans, and conduct tests to verify and validate new designs
  • Align with cross-functional team including electrical engineering and software engineering to ensure designs integrate into overall system architecture
  • Collaborate closely with other departments including manufacturing and project management to communicate needs, clear project roadblocks, accomplish tasks, and align work with company priorities
  • Manage own time and lead projects when required
  • Manage development of mechanical sub-systems that integrate into overall system design
  • Participate in technical design reviews, providing feedback to enhance quality and performance

Minimum Qualifications(Experience / Education)

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, Electrical, or Software Engineering, or related technical discipline.
  • 5-8 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in product development environment

Competencies // Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s)

  • Strong understanding of engineering principles including mechanics, thermodynamics, and materials science and the ability to intuitively and effectively utilize them
  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g. Solidworks)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills with ability to articulate complex technical concepts across the organization
  • Able to prioritize several concurrent projects and multitask.
  • Action-oriented self-starter, able to work in a fast-paced environment with accuracy/efficiency.
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical drawing standards (ASMEY14) and best practices for manufacturing parts and assemblies.
  • Experience with ERP systems and understanding of engineering and manufacturing interface with these systems.
  • Experience running projects.
  • Preferred: experience with vacuum and/or cryogenic systems
  • Preferred: experience with vibrations design and analysis
  • Preferred: experience with design simulation including finite element analysis

What We Offer You:

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonuses, and opportunities for growth.
  • Comprehensive health & insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision).
  • Company HSA Seed.
  • Company paid life insurance.
  • Short-term and long-term disability.
  • 401k matching up to 6%.
  • PTO, personal days, sick days, and company paid holidays.
  • Company sponsored team events.

Montana Instruments Values:

In all that Montana Instruments accomplishes, we stay true to our values:

  • Results-driven.
  • Courageous.
  • Team-first.

We want to create an environment where champions are enabled in every area of the company. We want to hire people who have the desire and potential to do great things. We want to give people the freedom and responsibility to become champions as part of a professional team.

About Bozeman:

Montana Instruments is located in Bozeman, Montana, a vibrant town at the foot of the Bridger Mountains within an hour of three great ski hills, several world-class fly-fishing rivers, and plenty of adventure (Yellowstone National Park is just 90 minutes south).

Bozeman is Montana’s biggest tech hub and home to quantum companies like Teledyne, Flir, and ADVR Incorporated, as well as Spectrum Lab and the Borys Lab at Montana State University. It is one of the fastest-growing cities of its size in the nation and regularly recognized as one of America's "coolest" cities.

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