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Description & Requirements
PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients. Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms – from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing – and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients’ businesses.
The world-renowned R&D teams at Xerox PARC have been developing new technologies designed to address many of the most complex and hard-to-solve challenges in the Cleantech sector. The Mechanical Design Engineer for Cleantech is a newly created role that will work closely with the VP and Head of the Cleantech Business Unit and the R&D team at PARC to bridge novel technologies into productization in Xerox’s new Cleantech Business.
This role offers a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of innovation for Cleantech solutions and be a part of creating and launching cutting edge technology.
Participate with the mechanical design and build of a novel HVAC product, including system-level and component-level design
Work with component and system owners to design overall product package
Evaluate and improve designs for manufacturability and reliability
Design and build non-production parts as needed, including test fixtures, tools, and jigs
Coordinating with different design groups to address changes affecting multiple aspects of a system
Summarizing and presenting findings to promote changes to design and/or process workflow
Producing solid models and engineering drawings
Managing revision control of product CAD data
Manage suppliers to quote, build, and evaluate prototype and production parts
Basic fabrication, machining, debugging, and parts chasing
Participate in Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
Develop novel engineering processes and procedures
Develop and document procedures and assembly instructions
BS in Mechanical Engineering or directly adjacent field of study
>10 years experience in mechanical design and design for manufacturing
Strong CAD skills (SolidWorks preferred)
Strong critical thinking skills: ability to deep dive into cause-effect and complex diagnostics
Demonstrated history of hands-on experience in design/build
New product introduction experience
Knowledgeable in common manufacturing processes, including metal forming, injection molding, machining, welding, etc
Structured problem solving skills leveraging inputs such as functional documentation (P&ID diagrams, mechanical drawings)
Controls and DAQ experience
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