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Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Jabil Inc.
Seattle, WA 98104
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At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the worlds leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.


Lead highly complex mechanical hardware designs for customer or innovation projects. Responsible for ensuring technical milestones are achieved. Responsible for guiding other team members' designs and leads technical design reviews. Ensures specification requirements input and design outputs align. This engineer will have demonstrated experience at releasing products into a production environment.


  • Leader in developing and validating complex mechanical products that are required across all Business Units.
  • Leads/supervises chassis and PCB mechanical layouts utilizing standard tools
  • Directs all aspects of mechanical design with minimal supervision
  • Mentors/coaches/trains engineers with less experience
  • Partners with system architects to review and clarify design requirements and define the appropriate mechanical/thermal architecture.
  • Expertly assemble prototypes, and verifies form/fit/function.
  • Work with and manage external component suppliers/manufacturers and provide input to their product roadmaps
  • Communicates technical aspects of a project effectively to internal and external customers.
  • Define design innovations and potential patentable solutions
  • Leads resolution of complex design issues and manages design trade-offs


  • Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Design Manager or Group Lead
  • Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).



  • Detailed knowledge (with moderate complexity) of Industry or specific sector, regulatory and safety standards.
  • Broad knowledge developing high complexity projects that have required one of more of Mechanical Engineering Design specializations or competencies: Tolerance Analysis, DFM, Serviceability, Assembly fixture design,
  • Extensive experience with Plastic Injection Molding technology, CNC, FATP, and design
  • Mechanical tooling knowledge: Molding, Stamping, Die-Casting, etc.
  • Very experience with Consumer electronic product design (Mobile phone design is plus)
  • Very familiar with Product Development Cycle and Requirement and familiar with Project Management and CM Business model


  • Influence others and share best practices
  • Effectively communicate with good understanding of English.
  • Work as part of a global team
  • Assess a project and articulating risk while developing project milestones.
  • Develop projects in a stage-gate process (PLCQ)
  • Mentor less experienced engineers.
  • Leads ME projects with multiple engineers assigned.
  • Leads cross-functional and ME design reviews


  • Mechanical Engineering Degree (BSME/MSME/PhD or equivalent experience)
  • 8+ years experience in mech design and / or verification or other key competency


  • Regular business hours. Some additional hours may be required.
  • Travel requirements: Domestic and/or Global, up to 20%
  • Climate controlled office environment during normal business hours.

  • ODM/OEM or CM experience is a plus
  • Flunent in Mandarin commuinication is a plus

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted: 2021-09-12 Expires: 2021-10-11
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