Scope of Position
The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for sustaining engineering, product design, and test development for all Vocera products (e.g. badge, chargers, accessories). The Mechanical Engineer will work closely with the Sr. Mechanical Engineer, the badge engineering team, quality control, and operations to support existing products, develop new products, and troubleshoot production problems.
Perform CAD design of Vocera products and test fixtures. CAD work will include solid modeling, creation of mechanical drawings, and creation of assembly drawings.
Design and fabricate test fixtures for testing of badge products, subsystems, and technologies.
Create product test plans, perform product testing, and analyze test result data.
Specify manufacturing processes for new products in conjunction with the Operations group.
Manage ECOs, BOMs, and tooling bring-up at outside vendors.
Examine failed products from the manufacturing line and the field to determine corrective actions.
The position requires close collaboration with RF engineers, electrical engineers, firmware engineers, mechanical engineers, operations, and external vendor contact.
Education, Skills, and Experience
BS or MS in mechanical engineering or equivalent.
Good background in design and experience with assembly, disassembly, and debugging. Examples are: model building, auto repair, robotics, construction, or other mechanical design areas.
General shop experience with saws, drills, dremel tools, etc…
Experience with mechanical CAD packages. SolidWorks preferred.
Good computer skills with spreadsheets, web applications, and standard MS Office tools.
Excellent technical, conceptual, problem solving, and analytical skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Detail oriented and well organized.
Highly motivated, self-starter and team player.
Belief in Diversity
Vocera Communications is an Affirmative Action employer and is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.