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Lead Mechanical Engineer

Company: Allegion
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security
At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.
Allegion is looking for a passionate Lead Mechanical Engineer to work as part of a highly engaged small team within a global organization of 12,000+ employees, representing 30+ brands (including Schlage, Von Duprin and LCN) focused on safety, security and access management. You'll work on solutions that will enable seamless access and help keep you and your loved ones safe and secure where they work, live and thrive.
What You Will Do :

  • Develop and sustain mechanical systems

  • Define and employ mechanical requirements and specifications to meet customer needs.

  • Utilize engineering tools to ensure that risks are evaluated and mitigated

  • Develop mechanical designs and support documentation

  • Prototype, test, and validate mechanical designs

  • Work with other engineering disciplines and project leads in a hybrid work environment

    What we're looking for :

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of relevant work experience.

    • Sound mechanical engineering fundamentals, a diverse set of experience, and strong analytic and problem-solving abilities.

    • Strong proficiency in the design, development, implementation, and integration of mechanical systems.

    • Ability to quickly build proof-of-concept solutions that are forward looking to how they could be implemented on a larger scale.

    • Self-motivated mindset with strong engineering project management skills.

    • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical team members.

      What you'll need to succeed :

      • Act as the primary interface for the sustaining mechanical team on assigned projects to a cross-functional project team including other engineering functions, manufacturing, external suppliers, program management, product, test lab, quality, customer support etc.

      • Support, enhance, and refine mechanical designs for locking systems to support commercial markets

      • Develop required design documentation, 3D models/drawings, and instructions for manufacturing and product test requirements. Experience with Pro-E/Creo or an equivalent design tool

      • Utilize engineering tools (FMEA, Root Cause Analysis, GD&T, Tolerance Stack Analysis & DFMA) to ensure that requirement risks are evaluated and mitigated early in the design process.

      • Conduct and participate in reviews to insure highest reliability and best performance in the intended application

      • Ensure designs meet system requirements through proper verification methods including design and security reviews for product modifications

      • Work with validation lab in supporting mechanical engineering validation testing

      • Lead mechanical and/or product lifecycle related process development, tool adoption, and improvement projects

      • Mentor and share knowledge with junior team members

      • Provide day-to-day direction and technical oversight for other project members

        Allegion is a Great Place to Grow your Career if: ---

        • You're seeking a rewarding opportunity that allows you to truly help others. With thousands of employees and customers around the world, there's plenty of room to make an impact. As our values state, "this is your business, run with it".

        • You're looking for a company that will invest in your professional development. As we grow, we want you to grow with us.

        • You want a culture that promotes work-life balance. Our employees enjoy generous paid time off, because at Allegion we recognize that you have a full life outside of work!

          What You'll Get from Us:

          • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you "be safe, be healthy"

          • Unlimited Paid Time Off

          • Hybrid work arrangement

          • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, which currently offers a 6% company match and no vesting period

          • Tuition Reimbursement

          • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work

          • Community involvement and opportunities to give back so you can "serve others, not yourself"

          • Opportunities to leverage your unique strengths through CliftonStrengths assessment & coaching

            This range is provided by Allegion. Your actual salary will be based on your skills and experience, along with other factors.

            • The expected Base Salary Range:$70,700 - $131,300. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.

              Apply Today!
              Join our team of experts today and help us make tomorrow's world a safer place!
              Not sure if your experience perfectly aligns with the role? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification and every single preferred qualification of a job posting. At Allegion, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. So, if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every item in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role.
              We Celebrate Who We Are!
              Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we're required to, but because it's the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team .
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              United under a common desire;
              Protect today innovate for tomorrow.
              And never settle for the status quo.
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