Sr Manufacturing Design Engineer

US-CA-Sunnyvale
2 months ago
Job ID
552638
A2Z Development Center, Inc.

Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile devices like the Kindle family of products. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. Since then, we have worked to produce best-selling tablets with breakthrough hardware technology as well as e-readers that have revolutionized reading. What will you help us create?

The Role:
As a Senior MDE Engineer, you will be responsible for defining and implementing DFMA good practice to the design of our product. You will be a key member of the development team and will be the main interface between the Hardware and Product Design Engineering teams with local and Offshore Operations teams within Lab126 and our OEM partners. In this role, you will:
  • Work with the design engineering to identify and escalate manufacturing challenges by enforcing DFM, DFA and DFS principles
  • Investigate and introduce new manufacturing technology and methodology to enhance product quality and production efficiency
  • Develop manufacturing process at the ODM, including defining fixture requirements, critical dimensions on parts and critical requirements in assembling
  • Drive all factory-related operational issues related to SMT and final assembly processes during pre-production builds; ensure effective closure to enable operational success of the new product introduction cycle, and put products into mass production
  • Identify and develop assembly jig and fixture for new products
  • Work within Operations, Hardware and Product Design engineering departments to implement and optimize manufacturing 1st pass yields and efficiency from prototype through product ramp
  • Bridge the gap from OEM to Lab126 by supporting development builds and production
  • Support cost reduction and sustaining activities


Basic Qualifications


* Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing / operations of PCs, handheld devices, or consumer electronics
  • Experience with performing tolerance analysis
  • Experience with assembly jig and fixture design
  • Knowledge on ProE/UG solid modeling
  • Experience in statistical analysis and SPC/DOE
  • Experience working with International OEM Partners

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and ensure timely and accurate communication between the Lab126 and our OEM partners
  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Good understanding of manufacturing strategy and DFMA best practices
  • Mechanical and Thermal FEA
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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