Mechanical Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA
Job Description:
AVX Antenna Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and skilled engineering professional with a proven track record of providing excellent service in a fast paced and dynamic work environment. This Mechanical Engineer will participate as an individual technical contributor. Interfaces with R&D, Sales, Marketing, and customers.
Reports To:
Sr. Manager, R&D
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design and validate wireless parts design and assemblies, from concept to high manufacturing volumes, while maintaining high quality for manufacturability.
  • Responsible for managing & sustaining engineering projects, which will include developing; tools development schedules, drawing packages, bills of materials and Structure FEA.
Job Requirements:
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
  • 3 years minimum design and development experience (in electronic industry)
  • Knowledge of designing sheet metal parts (progressive and soft tool).
  • Knowledge of designing plastic parts for injection molding.
  • Proficient in PRO Engineer Wild Fire 2.0 or newer version, Sheet Metal, Assemblies and Drawings.
  • Knowledge of FEA Structural analysis (Pro-Mechanica preferred).
  • Knowledge in GD&T stack-up tolerance analysis.
  • Knowledge of antenna manufacturing processes is a plus.
  • Prototype metal and plastics using CNC CAD/CAM and hand tools (a plus).
  • Proficient in use of 3D printers for prototyping.
  • Proficient in use of MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Flexibility in work approach to deal appropriately with tight timelines and changing priorities
  • Experience in plastic and sheet metal design.
  • A self-directed individual with strong communication skills and the ability to multitask is desired.
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