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Mechanical Engineer II

Cupertino, California Contract Job ID: 2210158701
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Mechanical Engineer II in Cupertino, CA

Job Summary:
  • Looking for an energetic, creative, hands-on Mechanical Engineering technician who can think outside the box.
  • This role offers the opportunity to work in an R&D lab with teams across multiple disciplines including product design, process engineering, quality engineering, and others.
Key activities: 
  • Utilize equipment to build and test prototypes, systems and related components under electrical, mechanical stresses.
  • As needed, design and develop customized equipment, fixtures and/or protocols to enable highly accurate execution of these testing activities.
  • Troubleshoot failed test and product samples and provide processes or solutions for the failures.
  • Perform system tear downs as a key component of failure analysis and root cause investigation. Coordinate the participation of various internal and external groups in this activity. 
  • Develop and adhere to lab safety protocols. Ensure compliance within lab to all regulations and good housekeeping practices.
  • Conduct regular safety checks and audits of testing equipment.
Key Qualifications:
  •  Mechanical and/or manufacturing engineering background with emphasis on process and equipment design and development
  • Self-driven/self-initiative to manage development activities in an R&D lab setting to meet team objectives and schedules 
  • Mechanical aptitude with hands-on experience fabricating mechanical/ electromechanical fixture and jigs, disassembly of products, and performing various metrology and measuring activities
  • Expected to provide timely updates throughout multiple project activities
  • AS or BS degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Technology Engineering or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability in data analysis, process development targeted at meeting a specific manufacturing goal
  • CAD experience (NX is a plus)
  • Hands-on experience with thermal measurement, strain gauge measurement, Instron measurement
  • Failure analysis experience (cross sections, Microscopy, SEM, FTIR, X-Ray, etc.)
  • Experience with fabrication machining (Mill, lathe, band saw, etc.) and 3D printing
  • Ability to plan DOEs, monitor data to spot trends, and react proactively
  • Self motivated, curious, quick learner, good at reaching out across stake-holding teams, and working towards resolution
More Details

PDS Tech Commercial, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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