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Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Thermal

Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Thermal

Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Thermal

Req. 4792 Engineering at  25 Frontage Road,  Andover, MA Posted: Mar 22, 2022


Perform thermal analysis of electronic packaging of power converters and power conversion systems. Primary focus on thermal aspects of product package design, but will also support manufacturing in resolution of problem solving and cost reduction measures.  Will direct and oversee thermal testing to correlate/validate thermal analysis results.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 4-7 years experience.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.  Able to utilize graphical and visual aids effectively, including PowerPoint, EXCEL, CAD (Solidworks preferred), and MSWord, to communicate results from analysis, simulation, and test.
  • Has good analysis skills and relevant experience in utilizing finite element analysis tools (preferably ANSYS) to model and simulate heat transfer problems involving conduction, radiation, and convection. 
  • Strong analytical skills in solving heat transfer problems.
  • Can formulate experimental approaches to problem solving when appropriate.  Able to identify and interpret relevant data.
  • Has demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal guidance as well as be an effective contributor to team-based problem solving and new product development activities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Vicor is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. 

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About Vicor

Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point-of-load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA and CBA.  Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics. 

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