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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Omron
Location: Chatsworth
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Mechanical Engineer

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for design, development and execution of electro-mechanical packaging and thermal management solutions for Omron's products. Responsibilities include: Assurance of successful implementation of designed parts, assemblies, engineering models, and drawings for products. Maintaining schedules and cost objectives are primary responsibilities.


  • Create advanced mechanical and thermo-mechanical designs and create innovative and robust solutions to problems.
  • Conceptual and preliminary design, prototyping, testing and verification, design modifications and revisions, documentation and engineering release for production of all mechanical aspects of the products.
  • Conduct computer simulations using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) methods as well as structural finite element analysis (FEA).
  • Collaborate with industrial designers, electrical engineers, PCB layout designers and product managers, vendors and manufacturing to ensure successful project coordination and integration.
  • Maintain advanced understanding of relevant technologies such as designing, building and testing parts and assemblies manufactured with various methods: CNC Machining, Extrusion, Sheet metal fabrication, Die casting and Plastic injection molding, etc.
  • Ensure design for manufacturability (DFM) and test procedures (DFT).
  • Generate Engineering Change Orders (ECO).
  • Take a leadership role in affecting the convergence of design approaches.
  • Monitor and meet project schedules and cost objectives.
  • Implement products consistent with their product definition.
  • Create and update status reports.
  • Fulfill responsibilities under ISO 9001: 2015; understand and fully support ISO system.
  • Comply with Health and Safety requirements of Omron.
  • Understand and follow company rules, regulations and policies.
  • Represent the Omron Guiding Principles through interactions with employees, customers, distributors, and colleagues.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and required.

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (Master's Preferred).
  • 3-5 years of experience in mechanical engineering design and analysis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals, PCB Technology, Electronic components, Understanding of EMI/EMC.
  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y 14.5 design principles and design products for compliance with agency approvals (FCC, CE, UL, USB, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of SolidWorks, SolidWorks Simulation and SolidWorks Flow Simulation.
  • Complete understanding of Heat Transfer and Thermal Management of electrical systems.
  • Understanding of tolerance stack-up and analysis per ASME Y14.5.
  • Understanding of corrective actions and material disposition.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced collaboration, team building and development skills.
  • Advanced problem solving, and deductive reasoning skills.
  • Detail-oriented, strong organizational skills, resourceful, and able to take initiative.

Physical Demands:

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands. This is a sedentary position involving sitting most of the time. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for extensive computer use, reading and visual inspections.

Work Environment:

These work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The position is subject to hazards such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, and exposure to chemicals. The position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.


This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.


Keywords: Omron, Los Angeles , Mechanical Engineer, Other , Chatsworth, California

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