Applications and Costing Engineer
Posted on Dec 8, 2018 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest
Application and Costing Engineer
Looking for a candidate with 5+ years mechanical design using auto CAD 3D modelling. NX preferred skill.
Must have customer facing business skills since you will be working with customers to develop product cost estimates for their custom printed electronic solutions?
Gather and understand customer needs and technical requirements. Determine product construction to best meet the needs of the customer and Molex guidelines.
Create preliminary mechanical concepts with 2D and 3D representations using AutoCAD and NX. Select materials for mechanical components. Estimate material, labor, prototype, and tooling costs, and estimate lead times.
Work with electrical engineers to incorporate circuit schematics and electronic component selections. Work with vendors and other sourcing engineers to optimize product designs.
Provide effective concept documentation to Business Development Managers to aid quotations and customer proposals. Maintain accurate records of opportunities, technical requirements, received quotes, projects, contacts, and correspondence in company approved databases.
Develop and maintain an expert level of knowledge related to product fabrication capabilities and use that knowledge to produce manufacturable designs. Resolve customer issues in a manner that is consistent with the company mission, values, and financial objectives.
Maintain professional business relationships with internal and external contacts. Perform technical training and knowledge sharing to others as required.
Bachelors' Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field (eg, Engineering Technology, General Engineering).
5+ years' experience with mechanical design using AutoCAD and 3D modelling software, preferably NX.
2+ years' business-to-business customer-facing experience.
2+ years' experience with product proposals and cost estimation.
1+ years' experience as a Field Application Engineer in the field of printed electronics or Embedded systems.
1+ years' experience with printed electronics, user interface technologies, membrane Switches, RF antenna designs, flexible printed circuit fabrication, and screen printing of electrical circuits.
Skills and Abilities:
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency with office software applications