Mechanical Engineer III (Design and R&D)- Kalispell

  • Applied Materials
  • Kalispell, MT, USA
  • Oct 27, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Problem identification and troubleshooting a variety of difficult mechanical problems with limited supervision

Define, coordinate, perform, and document engineering test reports with limited supervision

Develop, design, or modify mechanical engineering layouts/schematics and/or detailed drawings/specifications of the difficult scope

Perform engineering analysis of a difficult scope with limited supervision

Technically lead and/or execute engineering projects, including the development of key suppliers.  Generate mechanical product specifications.

May be responsible for the design, development, and implementation of custom mechanical tooling, fixturing, and associated processes to enable the handling, assembly, and/or disassembly of parts, components, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies throughout the product life cycle.  Establishes standards across all operational processes

Specify and review engineering documentation

Implements concepts for a variety of complex product issues and mechanical solutions

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines

Business Expertise

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market


  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements

Problem Solving

  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information


  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills

  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus 

Bachelor's Degree
Years of Experience:  4 - 7 Years
Travel:  Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Eligible:  Yes

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.