Senior Mechanical Engineer

St Marys, Pennsylvania
Advanced Sensors HQ
Depends on Experience  Annual
Full Time

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead mechanical design of complex sensor systems (mechanical, thermal, structural, component issues) from design through validation and into start of production.
  • Develop fixtures/tooling/equipment for manual and semi-automated assembly and process development.
  • Work within or lead cross-functional teams to develop new sensor products.
  • Manage external suppliers and external services as part of the sensor product development process.
  • Material selection and specification development as applied to soldering, welding (laser, ultrasonic, etc.), ceramics, epoxy, thermoplastics, thermosets, fastening and hardware.
  • Conceptualize design layout, electronic package prototyping, fixture/tooling, development of mechanical attachment methods/tools for optimizing sensor performance.
  • Assembly of sensor assembly systems and use of engineering lab equipment to troubleshoot and validate system, subsystem and component functionality.
  • Writing documentation for designing, building, testing and reworking sensor systems.
  • Development of engineering lab validation systems for component and assembly level sensor systems.
  • Continuous improvement of existing sensor products
  • Domestic & International travel as needed


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • 15+ years of mechanical design and analysis of electro-mechanical products
  • Mastery of CAD tools for 3D design, modeling and 2D drawing creation (SolidWorks & ANSYS preferred)
  • Working knowledge of various production processes including injection molding, die-casting, extruding, sheet metal stamping & forming, machining, powder coating and plating
  • High level of integrity, work ethic, responsiveness and commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Highly proficient in various Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent knowledge of materials selection & specification, as applied to metal or plastic fabrication, soldering, welding, bonding for vacuum and clean environments
  • Thermal, structural and fluids analysis using Finite Element Analysis (ANSYS preferred)
  • Design tolerance analysis ability and experience

Desired Qualities

  • Experience in a global engineering and manufacturing environment 

In exchange for your expertise, we offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefit package of health, dental, vision, STD, LTD, AD&D, life and 401k with match.



Amphenol Advanced Sensors, with its portfolio of industry-leading brands - Thermometrics, NovaSensor, Telaire, Protimeter and Kaye - is an innovator in advanced sensing technologies and innovative embedded measurement solutions customized for regulatory and industry driven applications, creating value by providing critical information for real time data decisions.

We offer domain expertise, rapid customization, world-class manufacturing capability and lasting customer relationships - To deliver the greatest value in cost of ownership to their customers.

Amphenol Advanced Sensors is a member of the USA-based Amphenol Corporation. With our own global presence we offer our customers exceptional technical support and service in the areas of development, production and distribution.


Amphenol is one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world. The Company designs, manufactures and markets electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, coaxial and flat-ribbon cable, and interconnect systems.

The primary end markets for the Company's products are communications and information processing markets, including cable television, cellular telephone and data communication and information processing systems; aerospace and military electronics; and automotive, rail and other transportation and industrial applications.