• MCAD Application Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/25/2018 11:37 AM)
    Job ID
    A2Z Development Center, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • 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:

    Amazon Lab 126 Design Technologies manages engineering tools systems and process for Amazon's Digital Devices Engineering teams, including: computer aided design (CAD), product data management (PDM), and design simulation (CAE/FEA/CFD). We are looking for candidates with a strong working knowledge of mechanical CAD to help to improve the productivity of design teams. You will play a role in defining design processes and work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to deliver an exceptional user experience.

    You demonstrate a strong working knowledge of mechanical CAD tools with a good understanding on how these tools interact with PDM/PLM systems; the desire to learn from new challenges, problem solving and communication skills to work within a highly interactive and experienced design teams. In this role you will:

    • Work with product design teams to identify the areas of improvements in the design process
    • Develop best practices to ensure uniformity and consistency across design teams
    • Partner with design teams in providing guidance for training and design support

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
    • 3+ years of experience in mechanical design using MCAD and PDM (Creo, Solidworks, Windchill, Solidworks PDM) or similar platforms.
    • 2+ Years of experience in providing support and training users
    • Experience with top down design, using master modeling techniques and best practices for assembly management
    • Experience with and understanding of manufacturing processes such as injection molding, sheet metal, die casting, design for manufacturability (DFM) and design For assembly (DFA)
    • Ability to travel up to 10% domestic or international

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • In-depth experience of identifying the engineering use-cases, define requirements and solve design/tool issues
    • Strong product design fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment

    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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