Senior Mechanical Engineer, Manager

Emcore Corporation Alhambra , CA 91801

Posted 2 months ago


  • Technical leadership experience managing direct report for the design and development of complex opto-mechanical systems

  • Hands on leadership of mechanical design and analysis of the Mechanical Design team including peer reviews of work product and coaching / mentorship of direct reports

  • Developing military products for DoD and/or Defense Contractors including key review milestones (Concept Review, PDR, CDR, etc.)

  • Requirements driven design and trade study development

  • Ensures successful project completion within quality, budget and schedule requirements.

  • Design verification of mechanical design through analysis and FEA (thermal, modal, tolerance stack-ups, etc.)

  • Responsible for the configuration management of mechanical designs and drawings

  • Hands on product realization from concept phase, prototype, DVT, qualification, pilot run, up to mass production in a dynamic and agile working environment.

  • Working closely with internal and external customers to ensure design meets their requirements

  • Collaboration with manufacturing / operations ensuring designs that are producible and meet cost targets.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in a related engineering or science field

Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

  • Preferred Education:

  • Minimum Experience: 5 years minimum experience in mechanical design and development with a track record for product realization in the field of Mechanical and/or Opto-Mech engineering.

  • B.S. (Master's Degree Preferred) in Mechanical, Opto-Mechanical, Materials Science or Physics

  • Experience with CAD design tools such as SolidWorks, preferably working on opto-mechanical systems and system design

  • Proficient with FEA analysis with COMSOL, ANSYS or other packages. Past experience with thermal, structural, thermal-electrical analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience negotiating design trade-offs among various design parameters and required operating conditions.

  • Organized, methodical and experienced in Resource & Project Priority management

  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and constructively with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior experience in the mechanical design and fabrication of Fiber Optic Gyros and IMUs (Inertial Measurement Units)

  • Design of precision Sensors or Sensor sub-systems

  • Experience in fiber optic packaging and routing in dynamic environments

  • Prior experience managing direct reports

  • Experience working in DoD / Military product environment

  • Experience with high volume / low cost product design

Due to the nature of the products, the candidate must be a U.S. person as defined under ITAR and EAR regulations generally either (i) a US Citizen or National of the United States or (ii) a lawful permanent resident (i.e., "Green Card holder") of the United States.

EMCORE Corporation and Systron Donner Inertial (SDI) are equal opportunity employers (EOE) that value and respect the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of each company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability, or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of each company.

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Emcore Corporation