Mechanical Engineer III - ROCHESTER (49) in Rochester, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rochester, MN
  • Experience:
    At least 8 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    2/4/2021

Job Description

Benchmark provides comprehensive solutions across the entire product lifecycle; leading through its innovative technology and engineering design services, leveraging its optimized global supply chain, and delivering world-class manufacturing services. The industries we serve include: commercial aerospace, defense, advanced computing, next generation telecommunications, complex industrials, medical, and semiconductor capital equipment.

Summary:
Designs and develops customer products and the design of test fixtures and manufacturing tooling. Performs basic to high complexity design assignments.

Responsibilities:
• Provides mechanical design and documentation for customer products and/or related tooling, resulting in a product or tooling that supports the manufacturing environment, if applicable, to meet customers’ and internal manufacturing requirements
• Develops basic drawings of components and assemblies
• Makes Engineering computations and write/edit specifications
• Creates modified basic designs for new or existing products and tooling
• Verifies completed work, checking dimensions, materials to be used and quantities per the verification plan
• Interacts with vendors to ensure proper fabrication of mechanical components for product, testers and tooling
• Creates and maintains basic engineering drawings
• Assists with assembly of tooling, test fixtures and prototypes
• Performs basic to intermediate drafting and design duties such as tolerance analysis, material selection, and selection of fabrication methods
• Provides assistance to the Hardware Design, Software Design, PCB Design, Functional Test, and ICT test for product, test and tooling development
• Interacts with hardware, software and equipment vendors
• Follows project plan and reports project status to leadership
• Assists in project proposals and associated cost estimates
• Assists with DFX reviews and creates necessary documentation
• Develops an understanding of Design For Excellence philosophy and promote with customers
• Communicates with customer technical personnel regarding basic technical issues
• Communicates technical challenges and work with leadership to create and implement solutions
• Works with customers to understand requirements regarding mechanical design
• Works with Sustaining Engineering (product, process, test and quality) to assist in the development of products that leverage internal manufacturing and test processes
• Assists in the development of advanced/new technologies
• Participates in research for new design methods and tools
• Assists in the coordination of mechanical engineering strategies for customers
• Participates in continuous improvement activities with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
• Develops intermediate level drawings of components and assemblies
• Creates new or modified designs for new or existing products and tooling
• Performs intermediate level drafting and design duties such as tolerance analysis, material selection, selection of fabrication methods
• Develops project proposals and associated cost estimates
• Performs Design for Excellence (DFX) reviews and create necessary documentation
• Demonstrates a good understanding of DFX philosophy and promote with customers
• Provides research and development for new design methods and tools
• Develops complex drawings of components and assemblies
• Performs complex drafting and design duties such as tolerance analysis, material selection, selection of fabrication methods
• Demonstrates an advanced understanding of Design for Excellence (DFX) philosophy and promotes with customers
• Drives and leads research and development for new design methods and tools
• All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

Other information:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Effective multitasking skills and the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required
• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Demonstrate high attention to detail
• Ability to work with diverse groups
• Demonstrates discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance, exercising discretion and independent judgment.
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools.
• Strong customer service and client focus
• Working knowledge of productivity tools, including Microsoft Office products and WebEx conferencing software
• Create detailed drawings of mechanical components using industry standard drafting practices
• Demonstrate good problem solving skills and the ability to make sound basic technical decisions
• Demonstrate day-to-day project activity organization in accordance with MCAD development procedures
• Demonstrate the ability to work within the MCAD development and project teams
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of various technologies with an area of knowledge in at least one of the following areas: sheet-metal, plastic parts, castings, electromechanical mechanisms, machined parts and the processes and tooling and technologies used for manufacture
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of mechanism design; Ability to creatively and efficiently design mechanical portions of products, tooling and test fixtures based on various applications and technologies
• Ability to make basic judgments using sound engineering principles and techniques for non-complex situations - may require involving leadership prior to final decision
• Demonstrate basic knowledge of material selection for manufacturing customer products, tooling and test fixtures
• Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Excellent presentation skills
• Ability to work well individually or in teams
• Demonstrate ability to work effectively with suppliers or customers
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
• Available for travel up to 5% of the time, including day and overnight travel as required
• Familiarity with advanced technologies and applications
• Create and check others’ detailed drawings of mechanical components using industry standard drafting practices
• Demonstrate very good problem solving skills and the ability to make sound technical decisions
• Demonstrate an intermediate level understanding of various advanced technologies with an area of expertise in at least one of the following areas: sheet-metal, plastic parts, castings, electromechanical mechanisms, machined parts and the processes and tooling and technologies used for manufacture
• Demonstrate a solid understanding of mechanism design;
• Ability to creatively and efficiently design mechanical portions of products, tooling and test fixtures based on various applications and technologies
• Ability to make independent judgments using sound engineering principles and techniques for non-complex situations
• Demonstrate knowledge of material selection for manufacturing customer products, tooling and test fixtures
• Ability to mentor others
• Ability to effectively take on project leadership/ownership
• Available for travel up to 10-20% of the time, including day, overnight and international travel as required
• Master of advanced technologies and applications
• Demonstrate strong problem solving skills and the ability to make sound technical decisions
• Demonstrate an understanding of various advanced technologies with an area of expertise in at least one of the following areas: sheet-metal, plastic parts, castings, electromechanical mechanisms, machined parts and the processes and tooling and technologies used for manufacture
• Demonstrate a strong understanding of mechanism design;
• Ability to creatively and efficiently design mechanical portions of products, tooling and test fixtures based on various applications and technologies
• Ability to make independent judgments using sound engineering principles and techniques
• Demonstrate advanced knowledge of material selection for manufacturing customer products, tooling and test fixtures

Education:

• 4 year Engineering or Technical Degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by senior management • 5+ years of experience in mechanical engineering, including 3D modeling and CAD4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by senior management
• 8+ years of experience in electronics manufacturing, developing electronic hardware and software;
• 1+ years in a leadership role  

US:MN:Rochester

Shift: 1st

Work Schedule:  M-F 0800-1700 

Full Time

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