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Senior Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineering

Location: Irvine, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000039985

Description

Western Digital®
 
We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what’s possible.
 
The Mechanical Design Engineer will make significant contributions to the development of world-class solid state flash drives (SSD). The primary responsibility of this engineer is Mechanical design of enterprise SSD products.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Designs and analyzes solid state drive mechanical systems with limited supervision
  • Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and existing designs
  • Preparation/coordination of prototype fabrication and shock/vibration/thermal verification testing
  • Must be capable of generating detailed mechanical fabrication drawings with limited supervision
  • Must be familiar with GD&T
  • Must be capable of conducting detailed tolerance studies
  • Must be familiar with designing extruded, die cast, fabricated, injection molded and machined parts
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems is a plus
  • Ability to assess project risks
  • Must be experienced with Solidworks 2016 (or greater) mechanical design software
  • Experience with Solidworks EPDM is preferred
  • Experience with ANSYS structural sims and Solidworks Flow Simulation is a plus
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
  • BSME and 5 years of experience
  • SSD experience or electronics packaging experience preferred
 
Personal Attributes:
  • Solid product, team and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be detail-oriented with good organization and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with remote teams
  • Ability to plan and execute work with limited supervision
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Capable of working in a cross functional team environment
 
ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL
 
Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions.  Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess. 
 
Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Western Digital does not unlawfully discriminate and complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law poster: Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law.
 
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