Senior Staff Mechanical Design Engineer
Updated on 3/15/2023
Los Gatos, CA, USA
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
- Minimum 10 years of industry experience in a Mechanical Engineering role
- Multiple examples of leading projects into production
- Strong working knowledge of injection molding, CNC machining, sheet metal, aluminum die casting and extrusion, cosmetic part finishing, busbars, custom magnetics and capacitors, and mass production processes
- A self-starter who is comfortable driving multiple parts and aspects of the product design process simultaneously
- Strong written and oral communication with peers and executives
- Ability to learn quickly and operate outside of your comfort zone
- Proficient in CAD (NX highly preferred, others accepted)
- Ability to review and optimize 2D drawings, including understanding tolerances of various manufacturing methods and GD&T
- High power system and interconnect design (up to 1kV & up to 500A)
- Ruggedized outdoor electro-mechanical products (IP protection)
- Cooling system and thermal solution design (both air and liquid)
- Material selection for functional and regulatory requirements
- Experience with FEA and ability to perform stress/strain analysis
- Executing designs from architecture to mass production
- Interfacing directly with local and international suppliers to efficiently execute designs into mass production
- Identifying design opportunities for quality, cost, assembly, and manufacturing
- Production tooling development and monitoring into production
- Root cause and failure analysis on current products
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- Outdoor Activities - The Los Gatos Creek Trail is just steps from our campus. Bring your bike or your running shoes. Plus you can shower up after your workout.
- Office Parties - Celebration is a part of our culture.
- Pets - Every day is bring-your-dog-to-work day.
- Health Benefits - We offer full medical, dental, and vision coverage.
- EV charging at work - Drive an EV? Our parking lots are fully outfitted with charging stations, so you can plug in and charge up while you work.
- Snacks and Beverages - Our fully stocked kitchens come with a wide variety of healthy (and not-so-healthy) snacks and beverages, plus we have an espresso machine.