Trust Automation
  • San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
  • Competitive with market
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefit package; paid time off, a 401k plan, profit-sharing, health insurance, an EAP program and much more

Trust Automation is hiring for a Mechanical Design Engineer. 

Our strength is our team-creative, motivated, working collaboratively across our product portfolio and continually improving all that we do. We will be the preferred supplier to our customers and a preferred employer of people who embrace change, accept challenge and thrive in a team-oriented environment.


Design robust, high quality motion control systems, electrical power generation/conversion systems and motors. Integrate the physical design requirements (structural, thermal, shielding, criticality and operations) and manufacturing aspects to produce designs that meet all applicable requirements for the form, fit and function. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics
  • 5-7 years' experience in the mechanical and electromechanical design, analysis, development and testing of electric motors (actuators, mechanisms, powertrains, structures, tooling, fixtures). MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE; NO STUDENTS/RECENT GRADUATES
  • SolidWorks experience
  • 3D CAD modeling, 2D drawing packages
  • Experience with the application of Finite Element Analysis (FEA), vibration, structural, thermal, CFD and mechanical analysis, and system simulation tools (MATLAB, SIMULINK) 
  • Experience with ANSI standards and MIL-STD specifications 
  • Experience with documentation release process and configuration management
  • Knowledge of materials and demonstrated experience in material selection
  • Available for travel to provide onsite customer support (presentations and fault finding) as required
  • Confident, proactive character, ability to take the lead in challenging situations 
  • Must possess a sense of team work, respect for other's efforts and a "can-do attitude"
  • Exhibit proactive attitude towards upholding quality standards, with a drive for continuous improvement and a dedication to providing customer satisfaction

Additional Requirements

  • We do not sponsor relocation assistance. Candidates out of area must state their willingness to relocate at their own expense 
  • This position requires successfully passing a background check, prior to the first day of employment
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder')

Trust Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We participate in E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

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