Mechanical Engineer I in Phoenix, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 6/24/2020

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Job Description

Job Title
Mechanical Engineer I

Job ID(Requisition ID):

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

Essential Functions and Competencies

• 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
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• 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
• 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
• 4 year Engineering or Technical Degree preferred
Job Category
Design Engineering
Job Location
Phoenix, Arizona

Pay Type
Travel Requirement
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