Position: Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Location: San Diego
http://nokia.taleo.net/careersection/10 ... job=903508
"Connecting People" is at the heart of the Nokia
brand. Nokia is the world's number one mobile solutions
company, connecting more than 1.3 billion people
every day. Mobile maps, apps, music, media, messaging
and more are explored and presented here in a comprehensive
mobile solutions world.
Nokia's people ambition
is very clear: an advanced integrated company built
upon trust and accountability, great leadership
and common values. We understand people's desire
to join a dynamic and innovative team, where your
ideas are valued and your creativity is nurtured.
Our future is your creation.
As a Sr. Mechanical
Project Leader, you will be part of a cross-functional
design team responsible for conceiving, designing
and producing exciting new products.
will be a part of a team of product design engineers
to bring products to market with both internal and
external development teams. You will need to work
closely with many different groups, including Industrial
Design, Hardware Engineering, Operations, Design
Validation, Thermal, EMC, and Software.
Job Responsibilities & Tasks:
for Mechanical project planning, requirements definition,
error and risk management, leading the Mechanical
hardware design and testing verification in close
co-operation with our co-development partners. You
will lead technical reviews and approval for all
mechanical related tasks.
• Manage product program
Mechanical project and deliverables according to
project plan, processes, requirements, specifications
• Sr. Mechanical Project Engineer
provides the technical guidance and direction necessary
to co-development partner's team through authoritative
decision making, integration and testing reviews
as well as timely performance feedback to ensure
that the co-development partner successfully delivers
an acceptable Mechanical design.
• Provides longer
term technical direction by coaching and mentoring
the co-development partner's Mechanical team.
• Responsible for a total understanding of the
Mechanical design architecture, from component/material
selection, concept design, design implementation,
product verification, mass production quality control
and customer acceptance.
• Provide guidance
to co-development partner's Mechanical team regarding
issues and troubleshooting of Mechanical designs
that are encountered during a product development
cycle and communicates root cause to other projects
and other team members.
Scope of work:
• Individual contributor, variety of complex
tasks within area of responsibility, demonstrates
initiative and contributes to problem solving and
supervises supplier team on R&D process and
• If necessary, able to take
complete ownership and solve issues and implement
solution when co-development partner is unable.
• Acts with independence and discretion in routine
matters. Plan and follow-up product development
schedule and deliveries.
• Makes decisions that
affect own work and related teams.
• A Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering
is required. Masters preferred.
• 8+ years of
mobile handset design experience is expected
• Competent in project management
• Must be
able to guide and coach others, including the co-development
partners Mechanical design team
• Good team
player with effective verbal and written communication
• Innovative thinking, high motivation
• Excellent English communication
• Proficiency with proto, low (quick
tooling), medium (soft tooling) and high volume
• 8 or more years experience
in product design for medium and high volume portable
• Experience developing parts
and assemblies in 3D CAD
• Experience with the
mechanical integration of RF, Antenna, Audio and
• Direct management of
multi-national product development engineering teams
• Root cause analysis, DFMEA, design for six
sigma and test methods proficiency
Element Analysis proficiency
• Tolerance analysis
• Excellent materials and manufacturing
"Connecting people" is
the heart of our brand. This is why Nokia is respected
and recognized worldwide. Our people shape and create
future technologies. This is something we are proud
of, and so will you. We offer a dynamic learning
culture that nurtures openness, transparency, with
endless opportunities for competence development.
We reward the results of your success. We cultivate
a flexible culture that embraces the uniqueness
of everyone's life. Our resources support the mobile
way of working and make it possible to arrange your
day in the way it suits your career and personal