Amphenol RF is a global leader which designs, manufacturers and markets interconnect solutions worldwide. Our complete range of interconnect solutions are used in the Automotive, Broadband, Wireless LAN/RFID, Wireless Infrastructure, Military, Aerospace, and Instrumentation markets. Our solutions range from connectors to cable assemblies to passive RF components, such as attenuators and RF switches. These products transform our ways of interconnecting in a global economy. Whether you are talking about creating IED detection systems to eliminate road side bombs, developing better medical imaging systems for earlier detection, or improving in-vehicle security, communications and diagnostic systems; Amphenol is taking the lead and making a difference. Amphenol RF is headquartered in Danbury, CT and is a division of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE ticker: APH) a leader in the industry for more than 50 years.
POSITION OVERVIEW: Mechanical Design Engineer
At Amphenol RF we instill a positive work ethic by encouraging collaborative teambuilding and innovative independent thinking. We encourage employees to develop a sense of autonomy and a sense of ownership for their specific projects from day one. Working in our engineering department enables you to immediately support design and development on multiple product lines. You will also have the opportunity to use your ingenuity and be challenged to create new products for specific applications. This position requires close interaction with multiple internal departments as well as key customers. The ability to work cross culturally and cross functionally is necessary. Possessing a high degree of analytical and critical thinking, creative problem solving and strong communications is necessary. An appreciation and understanding of the value of diversity in the work place will also be required.
Design and develop RF coaxial connectors to meet industry standards and customer requirements.
Utilize 3D CAD (Pro/Engineer) model and draft connector components and assemblies.
Perform tolerance studies.
Apply RF design concepts to design high performance transmission lines.
Work with the RF Engineer to validate and optimize RF performance.
Analyze or facilitate the analysis of mechanical requirements using FEA as required.
Process Engineering Change Orders and New Product Releases.
Perform and document electrical and mechanical testing of prototypes.
Maintain organized project files.
Communicate with customers, vendors, and internal departments as part of a cross-functional team to move the product design through a phased development process.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, plus at least one Internship and/or Co-Op in a related industry. Experience in the use of
3-D Solid Modeling CAD tools, preferably Pro/Engineer. Some knowledge of Simulation Software such as Ansys or Mechanica would be a plus. Knowledge of the Manufacturing processes associated with the production of machined (turned), stamped and formed, injection molded and die cast component parts associated with high volume connector product is desired. Computer literacy is a must.
Amphenol RF is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V
Amphenol RF - 17 months ago