Shaw Development, LLC Senior Mechanical Engineer in Portland, Maine



The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for definition, execution and evaluation of designs and analyses of major engineering projects where a substantial amount of initiative and creativity are involved. Embraces and executes the Company Core Values. Actively supports the Company’s vision and goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performance Measures:

  • Develops technical solutions and manages component quality, mass, cost, and timing to meet program milestones. Broad scope of responsibilities includes components and systems.

  • Responsible for working cohesively with a group of engineers responsible for similar products on other applications, actively engaging in team issue resolution.

  • Capable of managing very broad or numerous projects with high degree of difficulty.

  • Exercises independent judgment with minimal input from supervisor.

  • Identify and manage development activities as appropriate.

  • Directs the design, analysis, release, and test of parts and/or subsystems for production.

  • Provides feedback to management (i.e. progress to timing, evaluation of test results).

  • Releases component designs on-time with excellence.

  • Manages change control for design responsible components.

  • Demonstrates that designs meet requirements through analysis, development and validation processes.

  • Analyzes design through design and process failure modes effects analysis (D/P-FMEA).

  • Occasional travel (<10%).

  • Performance to Project/Product Plan

  • Performance to Budget

  • Improvements in Engineering Productivity

  • Quality and value of applied engineering capabilities (as measured by business units)

  • Execution of strategic actions and development of engineering capabilities

  • Support of other strategic initiatives as defined


  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related program and a minimum of 5+ years of work experience in manufacturing related field.

  • CAD experience using Solidworks tools required.

  • Plastics design and processing background.

  • Thorough knowledge of design, development and test engineering, manufacturing and assembly operations.

  • Ability to manage multiple project assignments as well as identify and remove roadblocks.

  • High level of understanding of robust engineering tools/methods, i.e. DFMEA, DVP&R;

  • Excellent analytical problem solving skills where problems are very unusual and challenging.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Detail oriented, self-motivated with a strong sense of personal ownership and a team attitude.

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with and motivate others.

  • Ability to work independently while prioritizing and supporting multiple tasks in a high paced and exciting environment.

  • Must be a US Citizen or permanent resident for ITAR requirements

  • This position is located in Portland, Maine.

aerox® Aviation Oxygen, a division of Shaw Development, LLC with headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, has been a trusted name in the aviation oxygen industry for over 30 years. We are the originators of High Duration Oxygen Systems. The product line includes Conserving cannulas, TSO Approved Masks, Regulators (High and Low Flow), PMA Approved Cylinders, and accessories. Additionally we can provide portable and built-in oxygen systems for any program application. aerox® holds many PMA, STC and TSO approvals for oxygen equipment for both Commercial and General Aviation applications.