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Sr. Display Mechanical Engineer

Sr. Display Mechanical Engineer

Job ID 
458704
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
11/3/2016
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Position Category 
Hardware Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

The Role:

As a Senior Display Mechanical Engineer, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative consumer products. You will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and test. You must be creative, responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. In this role, you will:

  • Serve as the technical lead for display hardware and interface components through the entire product life cycle, from concept through design, test, and in to mass-production support
  • Manage the technical relationship with internal teams and external vendors to deliver new display components to the required specification and schedule
  • Perform hands-on design, drawing, inspecting and troubleshooting of displays, associated components in the display stack, and mechanical interface to the device structure
  • Travel to supplier and contract manufacturer sites world-wide to support product development activities (10% - 20% travel)

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or Materials Science or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in the consumer electronics or display industry as a PD engineer or Mechanical engineer
  • Extensive knowledge of part design, managing complex assemblies and creating detailed documentation
  • 2+ years of experience with Finite Element Analysis
  • 2+ years of experience with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, BOM and RCO's
  • 2+ years of experience in working with international, cross-functional teams, including 3rd party manufacturing teams and reliability team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's or Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Engineering and/or Materials Science
  • Experience in C/C++ or Java programming in a GNU/Linux development environment
  • Working knowledge of optics
  • Experience in working with international, cross-functional teams
  • Hands-on experience with mobile device or display development, testing and product integration
  • Experience with DFMA software is a plus
  • Experience with thermal analysis and material is a plus
  • Experience with tolerance analysis
  • Strong hands on experience with the ability to craft simple proof-of-concept models in-house
  • Thorough understanding and use of principals, theories and concepts in mechanical engineering
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • MSME
  • 2+ years of 3D CAD experience with proficiency in Pro-E

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