• Mechanical Engineer I

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/01/2018 18:07)
    Job ID
    United States
    Seniority Level
    Job Function
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    0 - 10%
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


    Our OPTEK Technology unit in Carrollton is an innovative leader in the optoelectronics and lighting industries. Equipped to meet the needs of our worldwide customers, OPTEK products can be found in office equipment, industrial applications, encoders, military and high-reliability applications, medical diagnostic equipment, automotive and lighting applications. With over 40 years of mounting, bonding, and packaging experience, our engineering teams have the skills and expertise to deliver optoelectronic solutions for the most demanding environments.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities


    Member of sensor new product introduction team. Perform mechanical engineering portions of projects through all stages of design, manufacturing implementation, and production. Support these products after start of production including assistance to operations, suppliers, sales, and customers.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Design mechanical content of complex electromechanical sensors (Hall effect and other). Create component and assembly models and drawings, tools, and assist in developing manufacturing processes.
    • Be a mechanical product expert, resolving technical issues, collaborating with other staff, and supporting customers. 
    • Contact with Sales, customers through FAE’s, and suppliers to quote new custom parts, answer design questions, participate in cost reductions, and assist alternate vendor sourcing. 
    • Manage designs by holding design reviews, formal gate reviews, updating schedules, issuing reports and creating documents as necessary for our ISO/TS certified work environment and executive reporting. Communicate status effectively throughout the management structure. Communicate design direction and requirements cross-functionally.
    • Manage project triple constraints of cost, performance, schedule and also surety of supply.
    • Assist with production issues, training operational staff, customer return analysis, and field issues. Drive selected failure analyses and define mitigation solutions.
    • Define and guide product validation and characterization from prototype to production parts.

    TOOLS USED: (List the general category of machines or other equipment that are used in this job.)
    PC, Microsoft Office software, 3D CAD software, CRM software, project management software, production aids & devices, electrical & mechanical measurement devices.

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    • BS degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent education. Minimum one year of sensor or related product design. 3D CAD experience required. Good communication and people skills are required.
    • List of desirable skills, not required:
      • Software skill with PTC Creo, Salesforce, and Daptiv.
      • Design experience for plastic injection molding, metal machining, and metal stamping, Hall effect sensors, automotive products, and/or vehicle steering sensors.
      • Knowledge of high-volume manufacturing and automation. Knowledge of other materials and processing methods including plating, welding, and thick film processing.
      • Experience working with new product introductions, overseas vendors, and non-co-located teams. Spanish or Chinese language skill.

    Ability to travel domestically and globally without restriction. Approximately 5% travel required.

    Office environment concerns – trip & fall, repetitive motion, computer monitor eye fatigue. Factory exposure to processes with hazards including crush, cutting, electrical, burning, toxic, corrosive, asphyxiation, and cryogenics. Vehicular travel hazards.


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