Sr. Design Engineer

Mesa, AZ
Mesa, AZ
Depends on Experience 

The Sr. Design Engineer is responsible for the design, development, evaluation, & documentation of sophisticated parts, products, &/or systems.  

The Role -

Amphenol Aerospace Operations is seeking a Sr. Design Engineer to work out its state-of-the-art facility in Mesa, AZ; following an initial training/orientation period, a hybrid work option may be available.

The key responsibilities of the Sr. Design Engineer include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop new products to satisfy a market need or solve a user problem
  • Develop evaluations/test programs to verify new designs or modifications to current designs
  • Prepare and manage planned programs, with or without subordinate responsibility
  • Provide engineering support activities including preparation and administration of engineering changes and variation memos, processing of S-sheets and estimate requests, coordination of experimental contracts, and support of qualification programs
  • Provide engineering support to manufacturing teams relating to production problems and engineering design
  • Coordinate component manufacture, assembly, and sample preparation for Qualification and Development programs
  • Interface directly with customers and suppliers, when required
  • Keep supervision informed of the status of all activities on a periodic basis
  • Prepares drawing packages for new and sustained designs

Location -

  • Mesa, AZ
    • 25 minutes for Phoenix, AZ
  • Hybrid work option
    • Following initial training/orientation period

The Person -

The key skills and qualities of a Sr. Design Engineer at Amphenol Aerospace Operations:

  • Required:
    • Bachelor's degree in related engineering discipline or equivalent education and experience
    • Experience with computer-aided design (Creo or equivalent)
    • Proficient in the use and interpretation of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
    • Mechanical design and analysis, drafting and interpretation of engineering drawings, reading, and writing of technical documents
    • Technical oversight and project management of product development activities
    • Ability to make complex engineering calculations and of representing the company in customer/vendor interfaces
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively
    • Demonstrated ability to innovate
    • Personal computer experience and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
    • Some travel (less than 10%)
  • Preferred:
    • Experience in electrical connector design (military and/or commercial)
    • Experience working within standard organization writing specifications
  • This position entails sitting, typing, bending, some lifting, and use of the computer several hours a day

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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