At Hypertherm, we give shape to our customers’ vision with the world’s leading industrial cutting solutions. Whether it’s cutting precision parts in North America, constructing a pipeline in Norway, fabricating agricultural machinery in Brazil, gouging out welds in the mines of South Africa, or building a skyscraper in China, they can count on Hypertherm to support their industrial cutting needs. We also are not just employees: we are owners, 100% associate-owners. If after viewing this video, you exclaim “what a great company,” we welcome the opportunity connect with you. As a Plasma Process R&D Engineer at Hypertherm, you’ll be responsible for the design and development of plasma cutting consumables and processes for Hypertherm's Heavy Industrial systems. You’ll evaluate the plasma arc cutting process and develop new and improved consumable geometries and gas flows for cutting metal – this involves applying knowledge in fluid/gas dynamics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer to the design and testing process. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. An advanced degree in mechanical engineering, applied physics or related areas is highly desirableDeep comprehension and hands-on application of fluid/gas dynamics, thermodynamics. and heat transferA passion for discovering creative and cost-effective mechanical designs for fabricated (machined, formed, molded, etc.) parts and assemblies Ability to design, conduct, and analyze hands-on scientific experiments using prototyping, design of experiments (DOE)Basic engineering instrumentation knowledge such as flow measurements, thermal measurements, oscilloscopes, data acquisition systemExcellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate at all levels, engineers, managers, and techniciansHighly organized, self-motivated with the ability to work within a team environmentAdditional qualifications that will make you stand out:2 years of engineering experience or equivalent. Product development experience preferred. Knowledge of motion control and mechanical motion dynamicsExperience in plasma physics and material science Demonstrated project experience in DFM/A and ASME Y14.5 GD&T dimensioning practices, tolerance analysisExperience in conducting a technical or product development; and an understanding of industrial product design and commercializationValue Engineering/cost reduction in product designLocation: Hanover, New Hampshire (relocation assistance is available) We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.