• Mechanical Engineer

    Location US-CO-Denver
    # Positions
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand has an exciting career opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join the Pinnacle Team in Denver, CO. The Mechanical Engineer will report to the Product Development Manager and is responsible for mechanical design and manufacturing support of Architectural Lighting Products. The mechanical engineer position requires that the desired person be able to expand upon concept designs to make them cost effective and simple to produce from a manufacturing standpoint, all while delivering or exceeding the expectations of the product scope. This Primary responsibility of this position is to provide engineering support to increase productivity and profitability of the company by designing cost effective engineered product and provide documentation to build products that meet our safety, quality, and cost targets set by the project scope.


    About Legrand

    Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


    Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career. 


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    EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled




    Basic Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
    • 2+ years experience of design experience in developing new products and sheet medal design experience.  Solidworks

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with extrusion or casting parts
    • Microsoft office suite utilization.
    • Knowledge of project management methodology.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities from design to delivery.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent internal and external customer demands and requirement.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent verbal and writing skills.
    • Experience in lighting industry a plus.
    • UL1598 working knowledge a plus.
    • Microsoft Project a plus.
    • Design for Six Sigma knowledge a plus.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain a calm and professional demeanor under pressure.


    Position Attributes

    Main Job Duties:

    • Use Standard mechanical practices to develop concepts into standard offering that will be high/mid volume manufactured.
    • Create and maintain supporting document for new product offerings.
    • Improve upon existing processes to increase productivity and reduce development timelines.
    • Evaluate existing products to decrease cost and increase manufacturability.
    • Develop and maintain individual component/assembly drawings, Bills of Materials (BOM) and routings for new and existing products.
    • Provide engineering support in design changes, as required and support ECR/ECO/ECN as they relate
    • Perform FMEA/PFMEA on proposed new designs and design changes.
    • Design and test to regulatory requirements (UL).
    • Conduct design and manufacturability reviews with appropriate stakeholders of the business.



    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Mental Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Use written and oral communication skills
    • Read and interpret data, information and documents
    • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
    • Use math and mathematical reasoning
    • Observe and interpret situations
    • Learn and apply new information or skills
    • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
    • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
    • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Sit, walk and stand
    • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
    • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
    • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 40 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 


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