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Staff Mechanical Engineer r

  • Location:
    Carlsbad, California
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A Staff Mechanical Engineer job in Carlsbad, CA is available through Modis Engineering for a direct-client of ours. We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer with strong experience designing consumer electronics and managing ODM partners and suppliers. In this position, you will be a leader responsible for the design, testing, performance, documentation and production of networking enclosures and hardware. This is a full-time, direct hire job offering competitive pay.
Staff Mechanical Engineer Job Summary:

Manage from concept to production, the design and tooling of plastic and metal enclosures for networking products intended for use in homes and small to medium offices
Product design, evaluation, testing, performance and documentation of products
Work closely with Product Design team, Operations, Product Marketing, outside industrial design and ODM partners to design new products or customization of existing products
Take leadership role to insure project goals of performance, cost and schedule are met
Work closely with 2nd and 3rd tier suppliers
Manage outside consultants and fabrication vendors
Additional tasks may include thermal, ESD and EMI analysis, and the design and documentation of labels
Some international travel is required

Required Skills:

Minimum education level of BSME from accredited university
Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals required
Minimum 7 years experience in the fields of Product Design and/or mechanical engineering in high-end consumer electronics or a similar consumer-oriented field or 5 years plus a Master’s degree.
Design experience in consumer electronics, preferably hand-held electronics
In-depth knowledge of Creo/Pro/ENGINEER software, demonstrable skills in creating complex surfaces and parts, assemblies and drawings
Understanding of die casting, adhesives, stamping, machining, and rapid prototypes
Understanding of tolerance analysis
Superior expertise in plastic injection mold part design
Experience with progressive-die sheet metal part design
Extensive design experience with high-volume of over 1 million/yr, low-cost products
Experience with Agile database system a plus
Effective leadership, organization and project management skills
Proven ability and willingness to take ownership of project; ability to get the job done with minimal supervision
Experience in successfully leading projects through to pilot, mass production and beyond
Proven ability to track and resolve issues
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Self-starter that works well on a team
Sensitivity to design aesthetics
Fluency in Mandarin is a plus

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