Mechanical Engineer ( Product Design / Process Improvement )

Last updated 28 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Microsoft devices are redefining the way people see the world and how they get things done. This business is growing quickly and creating fans around the world. To ensure our customer have great experiences with our devices, we are reinventing the way people interact with Microsoft devices – Surface, Surface Hub, HoloLens and XBox. This is a unique experience to be part of transforming the way we help customers and developing a new business.

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer 2 with technical experience leading sub-system designs and a passion for process improvement in a fast-paced product development environment. Candidates should be self-motivated, customer focused, analytical, data driven, and results oriented. A strong mix of technical breadth and vision of process improvement is ideal to work cross functionally to tie mechanical assemblies and electronics into compelling customer experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Developing mechanical solutions for new product development from idea generation to design to manufacturing.
  • Ensure designs and Process improvement initiatives meet the agreed upon milestones with high level of quality.
  • Drive continuous process improvement in the Design Data Management and organizational change across the Devices HW organization while achieving targeted future state.
  • Identifies improvements in the design of major component assemblies or program areas for a product group, based on customer or partner feedback. Creates the appropriate process changes to deliver these improvements.
  • Highly capable in synthesizing complex requirements, resolving competing requirements, resolving conflicts and drive clear direction for the part or assemblies development.
  • Must be able to collaborate with vendors to successfully manufacture hardware solutions.
  • Adapts his or her style to engage and influence the target audience with clarity and persuasiveness most effectively.

Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of product development experience, with at least 2 years designing assemblies and complex parts for electronic devices
  • Experience with high-volume manufacturing and working with overseas suppliers
  • Proven track record of Process Improvement in the Design Data Management.
  • Demonstrated experience in common manufacturing & design processes such as: sheet metal, plastic injection molding, machining, die casting, cold forming, etc.
  • Prior knowledge and/or experience in performing Engineering Simulation & Analysis and statistical analysis
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical tolerance analysis and Design of Experiment Techniques
  • PTC Creo or equivalent CAD modeling skills
  • Proven track record of influencing the design and leading the change
  • Must be able to clearly express technical concepts in verbal and written forms.
  • B.S. Mechanical engineering, M.S. in related engineering discipline preferred.

The Mechanical Engineer will be a competent individual who works well in a diverse team environment. He or she will be self-motivated, self-confident, and attracted to the challenging opportunities available within a rapidly growing environment. He or she will possess strong written and verbal communication skills. He or she will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, highly creative environment.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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