New Product Development Design Engineer

Sidney, NY
Sidney, NY
85,000.00 Annual
61,500.00  Annual

The Role -

Amphenol Aerospace is seeking a New Product Development Design Engineer to work out its state-of-the-art facility in Sidney, NY. 

The New Product Development Design Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and evaluation of sophisticated parts, products, and/or systems.  Independently prepares engineering proposals and controls phases of engineering projects.  Must be capable of making complex engineering calculations and of representing the company in customer/vendor interfaces.

The key responsibilities of the New Product Development Design Engineer include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop new products to satisfy a market need or solve a user problem.
  • Develop evaluation/test programs to verify new designs or mitigate project risk.
  • Prepares and manages planned programs, with or without subordinate responsibility.
  • Provides engineering support activities to assist design engineering in key development projects, providing design instruction and direction to cross functional teams to achieve project requirements.
  • Utilize Finite Element Analysis or calculations to analyze mechanical strength of designs prior to manufacture.
  • Coordinate component manufacture, assembly and sample preparation for Testing and Development programs.
  • Draft invention disclosures and work with patent attorneys to patent/protect new technologies
  • Interfaces directly with suppliers on component sourcing, researching new materials, and solving problems.
  • Technical interface with customers for new product introductions, responsible for driving engineering engagement and creating new customer relationships to help expand business.
  • Keeps supervision and project teams informed of the status of all activities on a periodic basis.
  • Find solutions to project delays, work with internal customers to solve problems, use all resources available to make progress on key projects.

Salary $61,500 - $85,000

Location -

  • Sidney, NY
    • 30 Minute Drive from Binghamton, NY
    • 20 Minute Drive from Oneonta, NY
  • Hybrid work option
    • Following initial training/orientation period

The Person -

The key skills and qualities of a New Product Development Design Engineer at Amphenol Aerospace:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related engineering discipline +3 years of connector design/testing experience or equivalent education and experience. 
  • Experience with Computer-Aided Design (Creo or equiv.) is required. 
  • Personal computer experience and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs is also required. 
  • Experience with additive manufacturing and basic tools preferred.
  • Ability to travel <10% of the time.

The Company -

With manufacturing sites in Sidney, NY, Mesa, AZ, Nogales, MX, and a Design Center in Pasadena, CA, Amphenol Aerospace Operations has been a leader in designing and manufacturing electrical components for the aviation and commercial airplane industry for over 85 years.

Focusing on serving the needs of advanced and challenging market segments, we pride ourselves on our consistent ability to innovate and provide the markets with new creative solutions.

Working at Amphenol means you are recognized and valued for your contributions because we believe that our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. We support and encourage career development for all employees and have ample opportunities for advancement.

We pride ourselves for being customer-centric, accountable, reliable, and enthusiastic in all that we do. These values are ingrained in each of us and contribute to a culture of teamwork and meaningful work.

Amphenol offers a competitive wage and benefits. The candidate must be able to legally work in the United States; we are unable to provide sponsorship. Position requires candidate to be a U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status) and defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a) (20).

Amphenol is a proud Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.  We aim to create an inclusive working environment where all employees are respected and treated equally.

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