Mechanical Design Engineer - 6641
HGST, a Western Digital company, is a market leader in enterprise hard disk drives and develops advanced hard disk drives, enterprise-class solid state drives, and external storage solutions and services that are used by large and sophisticated technology companies to store, preserve and manage data. HGST storage solutions have a reputation for quality, reliability and innovation. Our drives are trusted by the world’s high-transactional enterprises, Internet services companies, creative professionals, and consumer electronics and automotive system manufacturers to store the avalanche of new content resulting from cloud computing and services, virtualization, social networks, HD video and mobile platforms.
The company employs tens of thousands of people throughout the world. We have manufacturing locations in the US, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and China. Development laboratories are located in San Jose, CA and Rochester, MN, USA; and in Odawara and Fujisawa, Japan. Our sales and technical support offices are strategically located throughout Europe, Asia and North America.
The engineer will be responsible for all aspects of mechanical design, analysis and evaluation of disk drives. Will design components for the the enclosure system, which may include the spindle motor along with other components. Will oversee integration of mechanical components, and overall enclosure functionality and structural integrity. Design using CAD and FEA, and perform dynamic analysis of the system and components. Will plan and execute evaluations, analyze and report results, optimize designs, perform failure analysis and develop solutions. Will manage supplier and supplier processes, and work with internal manufacturing to produce manufacturable, cost effective and reliable designs. Will work cross-functionaly with the development organization, materials lab, manufacturing engineering, procurement and overseas production. Some travel may be required.
BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering with minimum of 5 years of experience in designing for high volume production. Solid fundamental mechanical engineering skills in the areas of mechanical design, mechanical FEA, component and drive level characterization, proficient in 3-D CAD, perform tolerance analysis, and experienced with Matlab. Should be familiar with test instrumentaion such as LDVs, structural dynamic analyzers, and accelerometers. Have worked with suppliers and familiar with manufacturing processes such as die casting, injection molding, stamping, machining and other high volume manufacturing methods. Demonstrated ability in creative problem solving and innovation. Strong team player, effective communication skills, and highly motivated.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the intent of HGST, Inc. to hire the best-qualified candidates for opportunities within the company, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, and military status. However, applicant eligibility for employment-authorized immigration status, temporary or permanent, will be considered. Any subsequent sponsorship for permanent residence is at the sole discretion of HGST, Inc. management, and is based on job performance, contribution, and business requirements.