Product Design Engineer - Conway

Conway, AR
Molex is a leading global supplier of advanced electronic components and solutions. Every day, we de

Job Description

Product Design Engineer

Posted: Wednesday, 8/16/2023
Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle and medical.

Molex is seeking a Mechanical Product Design Engineer to join our team in Conway, AR. This mechanical design engineer will be designing high-speed connector and cable systems for our global datacom and telecommunications customers. These components service data and hyperscale customers that are driving high-tech, leading-edge components that are critical to data superhighways we use every day. Here at Molex, we are leading the industry with our smart data solutions to solve our customers toughest challenges. In this highly visible engineering position, you will join a team of professionals who are passionate to deliver the best products in the world to the market.

The Mechanical Product Design Engineer will be responsible for designing, modeling, analyzing, characterizing high-speed connectors, cables, and systems within our Copper Solutions I/O enterprise division. This is a dynamic group of highly skilled professionals that will provide an opportunity for constant learning and innovation. This role will be leading projects from idea to high volume production. These new products drive the industry making a big impact on our customers and their products.

The primary location for this position is the Arkansas Design Center - Molex offers a very flexible work environment to suit our talent needs.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Be a team member in a global organization designing and developing leading edge new products and components for the high-speed cable and connector industry.
  • Interface with professional cross functional team members in our signal integrity team, manufacturing integration team, program management, sales, state of the art test laboratories, high tech R&D model shop, manufacturing and senior leadership.
  • Design and develop new interconnect products, including high speed connectors, connector cable assemblies, and miscellaneous related mechanical hardware for datacom and telecom applications such as hubs, servers, switches, routers, HBA servers, and RAIDS.
  • Collaborate with others to develop cost competitive and creative designs with the manufacturing, and signal integrity team that are efficient to manufacture while meeting our high-performance market requirements
  • Develop product and application specifications documents for testing that meet our customer requirements and general market expectations
  • Present concepts and detailed requirements internally and to customers to obtain support for development of major new products.
  • Support Manufacturing and Quality Assurance during product launches and have travel opportunities to visit our manufacturing sites and meet the global team
  • Create relationships with senior leadership, cross functional team members and peers through team building activities and growth opportunities operating as One Molex Team
  • Work with marketing and external customers to help define new project opportunities and strategize on overall design.
  • Provide application and technical support to consolidate inputs from Marketing, customers, and external consultants into product concepts and detailed requirements.
  • Responsible for follow-up, documentation, publishing, and expediting all action items of a new product program.

The Experience You Will Bring
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in mechanical product design and development
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Expert use in GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) and concepts
  • Experience with advanced parametric 3D CAD systems
  • Desire to learn, be challenged and interact in a cross functional team environment
What Will Put You Ahead
  • Master's degree or PhD in Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering field
  • Siemens NX experience
  • Design experience with high speed, high density connectors, cable assemblies, and interconnect products
  • Design experience with products manufactured utilizing electroplating and automated assembly
  • Knowledge of regulatory agency testing requirements (e.g., UL/CSA, NEBS, EMC/EMI requirements)
  • Design experience with products manufactured using the some of the following processes: progressive die stamping, injection molding, die casting and insert molding

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here .

Who We Are

As a Koch company, Molex is a leading supplier of connectors and interconnect components, driving innovation in electronics and supporting industries from automotive to health care and consumer to data communications. The thousands of innovators who work for Molex have made us a global electronics leader. Our experienced people, groundbreaking products and leading-edge technologies help us deliver a wider array of solutions to more markets than ever before.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

Molex At A Glance

Molex is a leading global supplier of advanced electronic components and solutions. Every day, we design and manufacture solutions that make your life easier. Whether it’s inside the latest smartphone, the trusted home appliance or the connected car, you’ll find our innovation everywhere. In business for over 75 years, we are proud of our many innovations and the technologies they've enabled. Molex was instrumental in the first car radio, the first cellular phone and the first HDTV. Our pioneering products have one thing in common — they help leading technology companies achieve their own innovations. Collaboration is key to our success. Our experts work together as one company — across departments, disciplines and continents. We believe that diversity inspires innovation, and this belief allows us to successfully serve our growing global customer base. From the corporate headquarters to our manufacturing floors around the world, the Molex team is dedicated to helping further the limits of technology.
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