• Mechanical Engineer II

    Location US-CT-New London
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer II to join the Data Communications Division Team in New London, CT. This individual will be responsible for the design of new product electro-mechanical components and assemblies, including product test validation. Working individually or as part of a design team to develop, evaluate and validate product designs and specifications. Also conducts design reviews, validates and approves documentation packages, preproduction builds and production transfer. Provides mentor guidance and support to engineering team members across disciplines.



    What Will You Do?


    1. Provide direction and project management for electro-mechanical design and test validation efforts. Work with Product Marketing, Manufacturing and other Engineering personnel during product conceptualization phases and throughout the project phases.
    2. Work closely with Project Management to schedule, track and maintain up-to-date project schedules and milestone due-date requirements.
    3. Provide maintenance of existing mechanical products and documentation (design improvements, VAVE cost savings etc.) and product databases through the Engineering Change process.
    4. Design and develop electro-mechanical systems and customized solutions, utilizing many methods such as injection molding, metal forming, casting and extrusion processes.
    5. Utilize 2D and 3D SolidWorks CAD systems to perform detailed design analysis, including kinematic and kinetic, structural, thermal and finite element analysis methods.
    6. Provide mechanical materials and tooling DFMA cost studies. Work with appropriate vendors to develop cost effective realization of design.
    7. Works with Product Management to develop technical Product Requirements specifications and quality assurance protocols.
    8. Initiate, lead, and participate in cross-functional electro-mechanical design reviews with other engineering, manufacturing and marketing personnel.
    9. Coordinates rapid-prototype validation requirements with internal Tooling Manager and Outside Design supplier.
    10. Provides detailed test report summaries for all product test validation requirements.
    11. Performs other similar and related duties as required.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • 5+ years related work experience. 4 years minimum design experience in mechanical design and/or electro-mechanical systems required.
    • Leadership and project management skills and experience required.
    • Extensive experience with SolidWorks 2D/3D modeling software required.
    • Sheet metal and manufacturing process knowledge required.



    Preferred Qualifications:

    • BS in Mechanical Engineering
    • Enterprise PDM
    • SolidWorks Professional Mechanical Design Certification
    • Visual Basic.net and Visual C # 
    • Product compliance and Environmental Process knowledge




    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us


    About Legrand’s Data Communications Division

    Legrand is a leader in network infrastructure solutions, with products designed to support data centers, building networks and audio/video applications.  Legrand ensures maximum productivity in office and campus environments by providing reliable network and A/V infrastructure. Our connectivity, physical infrastructure and cable management solutions support building networks with designed-in efficiency, seamless integration and flexibility to meet changing space demands of your space.  Legrand also delivers comprehensive network infrastructure to meet the expanding requirements of today’s data centers, with a range of connectivity, physical infrastructure, cable management, power and cooling solutions. These systems support next generation technologies with flexibility for future growth and energy and installation efficiencies, united by superior design.

    For more information, visit legrand.us/datacom








    Equal Opportunity Employer




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