OSI Systems, Inc

Mechanical Engineering Manager

4 weeks ago
Rapiscan Laboratories
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Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.  We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.

Rapiscan is looking for a Mechanical Engineering Manager based in Torrance, CA. The individual has responsibility for coordinating the activities of the global Checkpoint Inspection Mechanical Engineering team with engineers based in Torrance, California, Hyderabad-India and Johor-Bahru – Malaysia and is responsible for designing scanning systems using a variety of detection techniques to detect nuclear materials, explosives, narcotics and other threats to homeland security.

The ideal candidate is an accomplished Engineer that is comfortable and enjoys being the Manager, while actively contributing to design activities as an individual contributor.


  • Analyze product, equipment, performance specifications and requirements to determine designs which meet functional requirements and can be produced within target costs and schedules.
  • Direct and review all work performed by the global Mechanical Engineering team based in the US, Malaysia and India.
  • Collaborate with team members of other Engineering disciplines (i.e. Electrical, Software) and with team members from other functional areas (i.e. Product Line Management, Manufacturing, Service, Marketing) to clarify requirements, resolve problems, and develop designs.
  • Create solid models, detailed part drawings, assembly drawings, Bills of Materials, and specification documents, and document changes by proper ECO/ECN procedures.
  • Be an advocate for innovation by identifying new technologies and by promoting new ideas and concepts.
  • Ensure that product development practices in the global team follow Rapiscan Integrated Product Development Process (IPDP)
  • Provide technical leadership to the global mechanical engineering team to ensure highest level of reliability is built into product designs.
  • Take ownership of processes, standards, and documentation, including but not limited to :
    •  Drafting standards

    • Feasibility studies
    • Technical requirements
    • Design reviews
    • Technical risk analysis using FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis)
    • Compliance testing

  • Work with suppliers and buyers to coordinate procurement of parts for engineering prototypes and first article production units.
  • Uphold the Company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork.
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.
  • It is the responsibility of every Rapiscan Systems employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem.
  • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in engineering design/project leader/mgmt roles in mechanical design.
  • 3+ years of supervisory or management experience.
  • Experience in designing products utilizing sheet metal, welded structures, and machined parts.
  • Experience in designing mechanisms utilizing common mechanical components such as gears, motors, bearings, plastics, sprockets, chains, etc. desired.
  • Experience in designing enclosures in support of mounting electronic hardware and cabling. Should be able to analyze power and cooling requirements.
  • Ability to use FEA software for thermal and structural analysis. Algor or Ansys experience also highly desirable.
  • Exposure to designing rugged and reliable products for fabrication and assembly.
  • Design with Autodesk Inventor and Solidworks (or similar tool); AutoCAD experience is highly desirable.
  • Thorough understanding of ASME Y14.5 drawing standard and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing.
  • Able to demonstrate practical experiences in design for manufacturing, design for testing, or design for reliability.
  • Full product development life cycle from requirements phase through transfer to production.
  • Ability to write technical reports and documents.
  • Must be able to travel internationally <5%.
  • Must be US Persons based on ITAR definition (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)**This position is expected to be exposed to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.


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Poster Link: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf


OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.


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