Motion Control Systems Architect in Irvine, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $150000.0 - $150000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (714) 921-8003

Job Description

 Motion Control Systems Architect 


General Summary:

Performs a wide range of mechanical engineering functions related to the design, testing, and evaluation of thermal systems that are integrated into automated testing of electronic systems including semiconductors, photonics and embedded devices.  Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs and develops engineering prototypes.  Serves on product development teams and may provide direction and training to lower-level professional and technical staff. Will also be called upon to resolve any field issues and provide direction to the field team. May be assigned responsibility for independent mechanical design projects.   

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes customer requirements
  • Identifies risk areas and optimization opportunities.
  • Develops and implements mechanical engineering designs for new systems and components. 
  • Presents designs during Customer Design Reviews
  • Develops test specifications and evaluation protocols and initiates engineering change order requests.  Interprets functional test results and presents findings to senior technical staff.
  • Performs integration testing and qualifications
  • Works as part of a team that includes manufacturing, quality assurance and technical support organizations to establish functional specifications for components and to select vendors/suppliers for purchased parts, materials and assemblies.
  • Provides guidance to lower-level staff members in area of technical expertise.  Recommends innovations and improved methods, tools and processes.
  • Participates in the preparation of patent applications and memos of invention for trade secrets.
  • Acts as customer contact on selective technical matters.
  • Performs hands-on evaluation of prototype system build/sub-assembly build /thorough product performance assessment.  
  • Works closely with external Technology partners on projects and successfully accomplishes common product design/ production goals.

Job Specifications:

Requires a BS, Mechanical Engineering.  MS, Mechanical Engineering is preferred.  

 Ideal candidates have 10 – 20 years of experience, preferably in semiconductor capital equipment industry or high-technology environment. 

Experience in Solidworks simulation and/or other 3D CAD is a must.  

Experience in high tolerance placement and vision based systems is preferred.