Staff Mechanical Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • A master's/Ph.D degree in related disciplines with 10 years of working experience
  • Strong expertise in FEA theory and analysis. Has solid knowledge of material characteristics and properties. At least 5+ years' work experience with FEA analysis tools in the development of advanced mechanical systems. Ansys or other equivalent FEA simulation tool experience and skillset is required
  • Experience with vibration analysis and mitigation techniques is highly preferred
  • Experience with heat dissipation & management of thermal risk in the mechanical system is highly preferred
  • Experience with vibration and audible sound mitigation & methods to reduce audible noise (acoustics) is highly preferred
  • At least 8+ years' working experience with CAD packages, preferably SolidWorks. Has seasoned experiences with GD&T and creating tolerance stack-ups
  • Good knowledge and experience w/ typical surface finishing, coating, anodization, and plating
  • Good experience working with machine shops, vendors, and design houses for new product prototyping as well as ramping up volume production
  • Hands-on experience with machining & familiar with working in a machine shop. Strong hands-on skillset with assembling, testing and troubleshooting mechanical systems, including that w/high precision and micro-structures
  • Familiar with developing tests for improving designs utilizing accelerometers and metrology tool is preferred
  • The programming ability is a big plus (e.g., Python, Matlab, C, C++, or comparable programming language preferred)
  • Has a strong problem-solving ability, able to provide technical leadership as needed
  • A good and reliable team player with strong communication skills. Self-motivated, continually striving for excellence, and can thrive under pressure
  • Responsible for the Mechanical infrastructure, detailed design, solid model, and drawings for mechanical subsystems and product packaging
  • Responsible for the comprehensive and in-depth FEA analysis for strain, vibrational modes, thermal and modal analysis
  • Responsible for using Mechanical and optical system tolerancing analysis to meet the required precision down to sub-10-micron level
  • Assemble, qualify, debug and tune the mechanical module and subsystem
  • Develop mechanical tooling, jig, and fixtures to assist Mfg alignment and assembling. Establish mechanical subsystem build and qualification process, and release reliable process to Mfg
  • Partner with manufacturers and suppliers to support volume production ramp and quality control
Cepton Technologies

51-200 employees

ADAS LIDAR solutions company