Product Design Engineer - 2021
- Palo Alto, CA
NOTE: By applying to this position, your application will be considered for all Product Design Engineer and related Engineer roles at all locations we hire for in the United States including but not limited to: Seattle, WA; Bay Area, CA; Bellevue, WA; Redmond, WA.
Every day across the world we develop the ideas, services and products that make life easier for tens of millions of customers, and make good things happen faster. From providing Earth's Biggest Selection of products to developing ground breaking software and devices that change entire industries. Amazon is a place of invention and progressive thinking.
At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Amazon is one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products each year to our loyal customers. As an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics like the Kindle family of products and hardware. We have worked to produce innovative devices like our best-selling e-readers, tablets, Fire TV, drones, robots and other hardware. Come build the future with us.
As an engineer you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative consumer products. You will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution, and test. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.
As a Product Design Engineer, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of mechanical systems; self-motivation, desire to learn from new challenges, problem solve and use communication skills to work within a highly interactive and experienced team. You must show a hands-on passion for your work, and must be able to communicate your ideas and concepts verbally and visually. Finally, you must demonstrate an ability to integrate feedback and prove adaptability to quickly changing contexts and work environments.
As part of a project team you will work alongside Senior Design Engineers; supporting the design, debug, validation and optimization of the products. You will be involved in projects from concept through production, gaining exposure to the complete design lifecycle. You will also support engineering builds gaining experience with high volume manufacturing.
In this role, you will:
• Design and build 3D models for testing, proof-of-concept, mock-ups, and functional appearance models
• Find and interface with 3rd party suppliers and integrate their pieces into the whole system design
• Support advanced R&D initiatives & prototyping efforts with team members of other disciplines
• Participate in the cross-discipline design process for system design, combining your skills with HW and SW team members to arrive at integrated effective system designs
• Work well with support resources to efficiently realize appropriate design portions
• Identify emerging technologies to help define development opportunities
• Research advanced materials and manufacturing processes
• Anticipate and correct issues that may impact mass-production (DFx)
• Support positive team interactions to accomplish program objectives
• Contribute to schedule & milestone commitments
• Provide cross-functional program integration support
• Currently enrolled in or received a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields (graduated less than 6 months ago)
• 3D CAD skills experience
• Knowledge of materials and manufacturing methods
• Experience with rapid prototyping processes (3D printing, CNC-machining, laser cutting)
• Experience with mechanism design and prototyping; precision mechanical assembly
• Strong Mathematical, Statistical, and/or Physics fundamentals
• Experience running simulations (FEA, moldflow, thermal analysis, SI, etc.)
• Experience designing and prototyping mechatronics systems
• Experience with industry standard PCB design tools
• Experience with industry standard Mechanical design tools and CAD software
• Excellent written and verbal communication; ability to explain complex concepts and designs to colleagues across disciplines
• Experience in communicating with end users, business teams and management to collect requirements, describe product features and refine technical designs
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
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