Molex

Sr. Design Engineer - Lisle

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

Job Description

Sr. Design Engineer

Posted: Thursday, 12/14/2023
Your Job

Join our dynamic Molex team at the Lisle, Illinois campus as a Senior Level Design Engineer. This role offers a hybrid work setup, blending three days in the office with two days working remotely.

We're seeking a skilled Design Engineer to be an integral part of the Industrial Automation segment within the Industrial Solutions Business Unit. Your primary focus will be spearheading the development and enhancement of cutting-edge industrial connector and cable systems for our valued industrial automation clientele. As a key member of a close-knit team, you'll have a significant influence in propelling the success and growth of our connector division, contributing directly to its evolution.

Our Team

Molex's ISBU (Industrial Solutions Business Unit) is a segment dedicated to providing comprehensive solutions tailored for the industrial sector. This division focuses on developing and delivering a wide array of products and services that cater to various industrial applications across different industries.

What You Will Do


  • Be a team member in a global organization designing and developing new products and components for the industrial connector industry.
  • 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.
  • Provide application and technical support to consolidate inputs from Marketing, customers, and external consultants into product concepts and detailed requirements.
  • Follow all product development steps from concept inception, refinement of detailed product design, supply tooling group models and drawings for quoting and tool build.
  • Responsible for follow-up, documentation, publishing, and expediting all action items of a new product program.
  • Desire to learn, be challenged and interact in a cross-functional team environment.

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering
  • 7+ years' experience in mechanical product design and development (3D CAD Systems)
  • Experience with GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) and concepts

What Will Put You Ahead
  • Siemens NX experience
  • Experience with product development for electronics industries
  • Design experience with industrial connectors, cable assemblies, and interconnect products

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

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.

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: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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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