MCAD Application Engineer


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, 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 (Creo/Pro-Engineer) 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
  • Investigate and introduce new best practices to ensure uniformity and consistency in our design output
  • Assist with the creation of best practices documentation
  • Work with design teams in providing guidance for training and support

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in mechanical design using PTC software (Solid Modeling, Sheet Metal, Injection Molding and Windchill)
  • 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

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

Lab126 is part of the, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation


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