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Mechanical Engineer in Calabasas, California at Line 6

Date Posted: 2/3/2019

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Job Description

Design and develop electro-mechanical assemblies for music products used by musicians worldwide. Collaborate daily with other engineers, project managers and product designers. Contribute to product definition and own development of mechanical parts from concept through to mass production. Work with a world-class team to meet deadlines. Learn from other engineers and enjoy a creative development environment. 

  • Design and develop mechanical components meeting our unique technical and aesthetic requirements
  • Identify innovative design and process solutions to meet product requirements within specified product budgets and schedules
  • Work with manufacturing partners to optimize design concepts for cost, quality and manufacturability
  • Create test methods to qualify design concepts early in development through the use of CAD, FEA, and rapid prototyping
  • Review and approve tool designs, first-article components, sub-assemblies and finished products
  • Provide complete documentation packages for all designs
  • Create inspection reports and document corrective actions required
  • Utilize PLM software to document bill of materials and create of Engineering Change Orders, as needed
  • Support manufacturing and sustaining efforts throughout product lifecycles

Job Requirements

  • B.S. or higher in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2+ years' experience in the development of electro-mechanical assemblies for consumer electronics products
  • Strong knowledge of SolidWorks 3D CAD/CAE software
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes for prototyping, fabricating and finishing of metal and plastic components
  • History developing assemblies with moving components, electrical contacts, advanced user interfaces and light pipes for back-lighting.
  • Understanding of PLM documentation management for part number, BOM and engineering change creation
  • Understanding of geometric dimensions and tolerances per ASME Y14.5M
  • Proven track record of developing marketing concepts into final electro-mechanical designs that are optimized for cost and high-volume production
  • Experience working with Asia-based part suppliers and contract manufacturers
  • Skilled with use of mechanical inspection tools to verify components/assemblies meet specified tolerances and quality requirements
  • Ability to accurately inspect first article parts and perform design validation tests
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on failures and implement design improvements
  • Hands-on experience in mechanical component prototyping, fabrication and assembly
  • Basic understanding of electronics is preferred
  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to accurately estimate individual and team schedules for given tasks and assume responsibility of meeting fixed deadlines
  • Must work well in medium-sized group
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments
  • Must effectively communicate with a diverse group of individuals
  • Willing to travel throughout Asia to work with contract manufactures to progress projects through to production
  • Guitar player with understanding of guitar set-up is a plus


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