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PDS Tech Inc Staff Mechanical Engineer in Redmond, Washington

PDS Tech is currently seeking a Staff Mechanical Engineer for our client in Redmond, WA

Job Summary:

As a key member of the Product Development team, you will work directly with optical design engineers, as well as the MEMS, and electrical engineering teams. This position will provide mechanical hardware analysis, design, and development for small laser beam scanning display products.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical and Opto-mechanical design of lidar products, and MEMS based scanner packaging, from requirements and architecture definition, through concept development and design to manufacturing of high-volume products, ensuring new products meet the performance, quality, reliability, manufacturability, and COGS goals.

  • NPI line development, working on alignment machine bring-up, process development, and characterization.

  • Hands-on participation in prototype build activities, testing, and analysis, and test fixture development for proof-of-concept activities as well as product reliability testing.

  • Generation and review of technical documentation (specifications, drawings, assembly instructions, test plans).

  • Reporting and presentation of data in progress and design reviews.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient using SolidWorks.

  • Experience with common manufacturing & design processes such as: sheet metal, plastic injection molding, machining, flexible PCBA, and adhesives.

  • Experience working with overseas suppliers and contract manufacturers, assisting with build activities including line setup, process development, part, and machine qualification.

  • Experience with tolerance analysis.

  • Knowledge of statistical methods.

  • Solid communication and problem-solving skills, ability to understand complex systems and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • 5+ years relevant experience in new product design and development.

  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with micro-assembly automation and high-volume product design.

  • Experience with glass and plastic optical components.

  • Hands on experience with optical and opto-mechanical hardware and test equipment.

  • Experience with laser-based systems.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.