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Senior Mechanical Engineering Manager

Company: XP Power
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT USXP Power is a global leader in providing essential power solutions to the Healthcare, Technology and Industrial markets. We are a fast-growing business, based in numerous locations across North America, Asia and Europe, and are listed as a FTSE 250 company on the London Stock Exchange. We are extremely proud and committed to our culture that values Customer Focus, Flexibility, Knowledge, Speed, and Integrity. We are looking for self-motivated professionals who thrive in dynamic environments. Joining our team means you will work in a high performing global company where employees collaborate and strive to make XP Power the first-choice power solutions provider delivering the ultimate experience for our customers and our people.THE OPPORTUNITYThis position is within the Engineering Solutions Group in XP Power Sunnyvale CA. Successful candidate will manage a talented mechanical engineering team that is responsible for designing custom power delivery products that includes DC/DC, AC/DC, high power, low power, high voltage, and low voltage switch mode power supplies. The Engineering Services Group features a collaborative environment with creative, smart people and cutting-edge technologies. Engineering excellence is expected and encouraged. Come join us in crafting solutions the world does not know of yet!KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead a mechanical engineering team in the development of custom power supplies from concept to volume production while ensuring that the design meets performance specifications, cost & reliability targets.
  • Guide the team in the rigorous product development process that includes thermal simulations, DFMEA, GD&T analysis, stress analysis, and extensive design verification test activities.
  • Drive technical strategy, architecture and operational readiness.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all necessary internal engineering organizations to ensure a well-integrated development process and technical outcome.
  • Lead the performance of the mechanical engineering team to ensure the team is meeting business growth and customer needs, quality, and contributing positively to the profitability and margin requirements.
  • Conduct regular staff meetings to ensure adherence to project schedules, assignment of action items, and appropriate allocation of resources.
  • Participate in cross functional and peer reviews to ensure designs meet all established requirements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and ensure designs adhere to DfX guidelines
  • Collaborate with international manufacturing locations during development and product infancy to maximize production yields.
  • Lead Research and Development activities of new technologies.
  • Lead root causes analysis activities on products, technical problems, and documentation.
  • Responsible for hiring, retaining, growing, and mentoring talent.Key Qualifications and Skills
    • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 10-12 years of design experience in the power supply or related industry, or Master's degree with 8-10 years of experience
    • 3-5 years of engineering management experience is preferred
    • Must understand business strategies and have a high level of understanding for the business flow.
    • Ability to drive engineering deliverables in a hands-on fashion when needed.
    • Experience with electronic packaging including 3D modelling of cable assemblies
    • Experience developing mechanical packaging solutions for electronic equipment. This could include conceptual design, solid modelling, 3d assembly creation, cable harness design, sheet metal design, and machined part design.
    • Working familiarity with thermal management principles, stress analysis concepts
    • Demonstrated proficiency with SolidWorks, Pro-E, Creo and AutoCAD.
    • Strong project management experience and supervisory skills
    • Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while delivering excellent resultsWHY WORK FOR US?XP Power provides a safe and healthy working environment that is stimulating and collaborative, where employees are empowered to make a real difference. We place our people at the heart of everything we do. We understand that if we provide our people with the ultimate experience, they will provide the ultimate experience to our customers.We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
      • 100% Employer Paid Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance for Full-time Employees
      • Annual Profit-Sharing Bonus (Percentage dependent on company profitability)
      • Company 401(k) Match
      • Paid Time Off (Accrual starts at 3 weeks per year)
      • Holiday Pay (12 day per year)
      • Paid Time for Volunteer Work (up to 8 hours per year)
      • Mental Health Benefits through Spring Health
      • Employer Paid Supplemental Short-Term Disability Insurance (salary continuation up to 66 2/3%)
      • Veterinary Pet Insurance
      • Free Snacks (at most locations)
      • Company social events held throughout the year
      • A friendly culture that where people collaborate and strive for excellenceOUR PEOPLE - OUR POWERXP Power is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to creating an environment where people are valued, supported and nurtured to deliver their best. Operating globally, we celebrate the cultural differences that exist in the countries in which we do business. Being a truly diverse and inclusive community helps us grow our business through innovation; attracting and retaining talent to engage the people who buy our power solutions. We know that by cultivating the ultimate experience for all our people, they will deliver the same to our customers.

Keywords: XP Power, Sunnyvale , Senior Mechanical Engineering Manager, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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