CAREERS

Full-time Design Engineer

Does working on challenging problems in a fast-paced, small business / start-up environment with highly competent teammates sound appealing to you? We are looking for a full-time design engineer to add to our team. The ideal candidate will be insatiably curious, fast learner, strongly self-motivated and use a hands-on approach to problem solving. Our business model relies on agility.  As such, our teams are small, and each team member learns to perform a variety of functions. We value diversity and place an emphasis on creating a welcoming and collaborative culture. 

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical design (such as layout or component sizing)

  • Creation of 3D models and drawings

  • Machine and rework parts

  • Assemble and test hardware

  • Manage the project and interface with customers and suppliers

  • Participate in operations planning and maintenance

  • Operate as a key element in a team of creative, independent individuals

  • Document work and create reports as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • Excellent verbal, written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • United States Citizenship, or the legal ability to work in the U.S.

  • Note: We regularly work with export-controlled data and are unable to provide sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanism design experience and manufacturing knowledge

  • 3D Modeling capability with understanding of dimensioning and tolerancing

  • Mechanical analysis (Finite Element, Matlab/Simulink, Mathcad, Excel)

  • Relevant classes: structural dynamics, kinematics, vibrations, finite element analysis, and strength of materials

Work Location / Hours:

  • Mostly on-site in Amherst, NY (near UB North campus)

  • Intermittent remote work as needed

  • Hours are flexible

Apech Labs is a small business that supports the aerospace, military and energy industries through rapid prototyping and product development. Our core competencies include complex electromechanical systems, control systems, mechanisms, and power systems. We are passionate about bringing new technologies to the world and cannot get enough of the development process.

To apply: Please provide a resume and cover letter to jdiorio@apechlab.com.

Internship

Does working on challenging problems in a fast-paced, small business / start-up environment with highly competent teammates sound appealing to you? We are looking for a full-time design engineer to add to our team. The ideal candidate will be insatiably curious, fast learner, strongly self-motivated and use a hands-on approach to problem solving. Our business model relies on agility. As such, our teams are small, and each team member learns to perform a variety of functions. We value diversity and place an emphasis on creating a welcoming and collaborative culture. 

Interns/junior engineers will support engineering leads in any or all the following:

  • Mechanical design (such as layout or component sizing)

  • Creation of 3D models and drawings

  • Machine and rework parts

  • Assemble and test hardware

  • Manage the project and interface with customers and suppliers

  • Participate in operations planning and maintenance

  • Operate as a key element in a team of creative, independent individuals

  • Document work and create reports as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • GPA of at least 3.0

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (or in progress)

  • Excellent verbal, written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • United States Citizenship, or the legal ability to work in the U.S.

  • Note: We regularly work with export-controlled data and are unable to provide sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanism design experience and manufacturing knowledge

  • 3D Modeling capability with understanding of dimensioning and tolerancing

  • Mechanical analysis (Finite Element, Matlab/Simulink, Mathcad, Excel)

  • Relevant classes: structural dynamics, kinematics, vibrations, finite element analysis, and strength of materials

Work Location / Hours:

  • Mostly on-site in Amherst, NY (near UB North campus)

  • Intermittent remote work as needed

  • Hours are flexible

Apech Labs is a small business that supports the aerospace, military and energy industries through rapid prototyping and product development. Our core competencies include complex electromechanical systems, control systems, mechanisms, and power systems. We are passionate about bringing new technologies to the world and cannot get enough of the development process.

 

To apply: Please provide a resume and a personal statement detailing why you want to work at a small business and what you hope to gain out of the experience. Submit to jdiorio@apechlabs.com.