The Senior Portables Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for supporting the engineering team in the design and development of innovative new products and improvements to existing products.
The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in the mechanical design of electro-mechanical systems and have excellent and creative problem-solving skills with NZXT’s portable products’ cooling solutions, power supplies, lighting effects, Keyboards, touchpads, display system, audio system, camera modules, wireless antenna and more.
Prior experience with mass-produced portable products, especially notebooks, tablets or handhelds are required to being successful in this position.
Assess new product concepts, in the form of sketches, rough 3D models, mockups / prototypes, and / or product requirements documents, for technical feasibility, technology readiness, cost viability and schedule risk
Perform mechanical engineering and design duties for new products and improvements to existing products from concept to production.
Efficiently create elegant solutions to a wide range of loosely defined mechanical design issues in innovative, yet practical ways
Collaborate with the product team and factory personnel to produce mechanical designs and all necessary documentation to create mockups / prototypes
Provide deliverables in a timely and thorough manner in accordance with product development schedules at the direction of the product team
Conduct mechanical testing, stress / strain optimization analyses, motion studies, and build evaluations on CAD models and mockups / prototypes
Remain abreast of advancements in materials, manufacturing processes and electro-mechanical mechanisms.
Prepare final manufacturing intent design and deliver to the manufacturing team for DFM
Support quality, product, and manufacturing teams throughout product lifecycle to address design and manufacturing issues, improve quality and reduce manufacturing costs
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field with 15 years of portables development experience or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years of related experience
Professional certifications are a plus
Familiarity with Asia based (Taiwan and Mainland China) portables suppliers is highly preferred
Design and develop innovative mechanical solutions for mass-produced consumer products (Portable consumer electronics, computers etc.
Portfolio of prior work to be shared
Knowledge of relevant manufacturing techniques and processes (ferrous and non-ferrous metal forming, plastic injection molding, tooling structure requirements;
surface treatment; mechanical assembly; etc.)
Understanding of GD&T principles as applied to manufacturing processes listed above
Understanding of thermodynamics, EMI, acoustic noise, vibration, structural integrity, and weight issues affected by material selection, system architecture and product design as applied to portable systems
Experienced in complex electro-mechanical systems with tight Industrial Design, Human Factors and Quality requirements
Proficiency with 3D CAD tools (SolidWorks and Pro / Engineer preferred)
Experience with design of mechanical parts, strain / stress analyses and materials properties / application
Ability to lead internal and external team members to implement the design vision in a fast-paced work environment
Good organization and communication skills
Ability to perform job responsibilities with minimal guidance or supervision
Fluency in both English and Mandarin Chinese
Banqiao District, Taiwan