Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer
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- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial Technology, or equivalent practical experience.
- 5 years of experience with soft tool (e.g., sheet metal, injection molding, rack integration).
- 4 years of experience in a manufacturing engineering role.
- Experience with product data management systems (e.g., Agile, Windchill) and 3D CAD modeling tools, such as SolidWorks or Pro Engineer.
- Experience developing solid, effective technical relationships with contract manufacturers.
- Experience with welding (both MIG and TIG).
- Understanding of precision sheet metal fabrication processes (e.g., NC punching, press brake forming, hardware insertion processes), hard tooling fabrication processes (e.g. metal stamping), plastic injection molding processes, and electro-mechanical assembly.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Industry expertise in rack integration line setup and qualification.
About the job
Google has one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world. Your team is responsible for providing the manufacturing capability to deliver this state-of-the-art physical infrastructure. As a Manufacturing Engineer, you evaluate the product designs and create the processes, tools and procedures behind Google's powerful search technology. When vendors build parts for our infrastructure, you're right there alongside ensuring manufacturing processes are repeatable and controlled. You collaborate with Commodity Managers and Design Engineers to determine Google's infrastructure needs and product specifications. Your work ensures the various pieces of Google's infrastructure fit together perfectly and keep our systems humming along smoothly for a seamless user experience.
As a Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer in our Supply Chain organization, you will join the team responsible for providing manufacturing support and guidance for Google’s packaging and electro-mechanical products. You will be a valued partner to the Product Development team by identifying and qualifying advanced manufacturing techniques and your Design for Excellence (DFX) feedback.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
- Perform Design for Manufacturability/Assembly and Design for Cost analyses for sheet metal (soft tool), plastic injection molded, metal stamped (hard tool), and electro-mechanical parts and assemblies, effectively communicating required design and material changes to contract manufacturers and engineering.
- Identify and qualify manufacturers for precision sheet metal, high-volume metal stamping, plastic injection molding, tooling, and level 3 electro-mechanical assemblies.
- Provide comprehensive mechanical manufacturing engineering support to global manufacturing partners. Resolve manufacturing and field challenges by escalating design, manufacturing, and product test issues when appropriate.
- Use a Product Data Management system to create and maintain Bills of Materials, Approved Vendor Lists, and Engineering Change Notifications/Orders in support of Google products. Drive process improvements that reduce process cycle times/cost, while maintaining quality.
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