Manufacturing Mechanical NPI Engineer

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Arista Networks

Arista Networks

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides cloud networking and AI-driven solutions

Data & Analytics


Santa Clara, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • 1-3+ years of experience in Manufacturing Product, Process, or NPI Engineering in Networking equipment manufacturing environment
  • Expertise in networking products related to routing, switching, and data center
  • Expert knowledge in ECO, BOM, and Deviation processes, (Agile experience a plus)
  • Solid working knowledge of DFx (DFM, DFA, DFT, DFQ and/or DFR), production fixturing, inspection processes, and overall manufacturing quality control
  • Strong knowledge of basic manufacturing processes including CNC machining, injection molding, sheet metal production, coating technologies, and finishing operations
  • Knowledge of packaging materials and processes
  • Experience working with Contract Manufacturers and Supply Chain vendors in Asia
  • Ability to establish technical direction through the investigation and evaluation of new manufacturing technologies
  • Ability to understand and create tolerance stack-up of parts and assemblies
  • Working knowledge of lab equipment and tools
  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • Support the development of new products and drive design for manufacturing excellence
  • Participate on a project team of engineers involved in the specification, design, development, and test of the hardware
  • Provide manufacturing input to mechanical design reviews
  • Design for DFx : DFC, DFQ, DFM, DFR, DFT
  • Evaluate technical readiness prior to release. Deliver Technical Readiness reviews with the cross-functional team
  • Perform new product and sustaining engineering functions
  • BOM risk assessment, grading and second sourcing
  • Manufacturer’s PCN execution and coordination, provide analysis and qualification resources
  • Interface/engage with Engineering, Platform Engineering, Marketing, TAC, and CM Partners
  • Provide training/mentorship to contract manufacturing personnel. Ensure that Manufacturing receives the required level of product training
  • Improve manufacturing operations processes and actively enhance efficiency, consistency, cost avoidance, and customer satisfaction
  • Drive the evaluation and enhancement of the engineering design verification process with the goal of releasing zero design defects to production
  • Establish technical direction through the investigation and evaluation of new manufacturing technologies
  • Approve and validate mechanical first articles
  • Manage the release of New Products and manage technical changes to existing products through BOM management, ECO, and deviation processes
  • Assist in early prototype testing and troubleshooting/debug to find root cause failures and drive back fixes to engineering or contract manufacturer
  • Debug complex system-level problems and drive root cause analysis
  • DRT participation and leadership. Actively work with the Defect Reduction Team to identify product issues and drive resolutions
  • Work in conformance with established manufacturing processes and procedures
  • Perform value engineering and cost reduction activities
  • Develop manufacturing process and best practice documentation

Arista Networks specializes in data-driven cloud networking for large data center, campus, and routing environments, offering platforms that provide availability, agility, automation, analytics, and security through an advanced network operating stack. Their main technologies include cloud networking, distributed control plane, and AI-driven network identity.

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Santa Clara, California



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