• Mechanical Design Engineer

    Location US-NY-Farmingdale
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join the Data Communications Division in Farmingdale, NY

    Responsible for internal sales and support of the Legrand sales programs/initiatives and qualifying trade show leads, with a proactive sales effort to solicit and develop new customer relationships and revenue growth opportunities.

    What Will You Do?

    • Develop a manufacturable package after considering company or customer concepts or problems or by interpreting blueprints in a cost effective and practical manner
    • Conceive, design, detail and construct various mechanical components and assemblies using CAD program
    • Create SOP drawings, depicting necessary manufacturing information needed to completely and accurately fabricate parts
    • Design around standard tooling and determine material types and gauges using standard in stock material
    • Produce process sheets to provide instruction for the proper manufacturing sequences
    • Maintain continuous communication with the appropriate personnel on complex manufacturing areas
    • Create flat patterns to aid in Quality Control inspection of CNC equipment and create punching and laser programs or nests as needed
    • Integrate custom and commercial components into a finished product
    • Participate in maintaining detailed and comprehensive records of all ideas, designs, and basic improvements
    • Other duties as assigned


    Required Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
    • Minimum of 3 years of product design experience.
    • Minimum 2 years experience 3D CAD modeling

    Preferred Skills:

    • Familiarity with sheet metal manufacturing practices and systems is preferred
    • Experience 3D CAD modeling (Solidworks sheet metal module proficient preferred)
    • Knowledge of computerized and manual drafting techniques.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office 
    • Ability to perform engineering calculations, tolerance analysis, etc. to support design decisions
    • Familiarity with manufacturing processes including designing for machining, sheet metal fabrication, and injection molding.
    • Ability to think strategically, exercise good judgment and proactively provide innovative ideas.
    • Strong relationship building skills, organizational, prioritization skills and presentation skills.
    • Ability to foster teamwork and a collaborative atmosphere.
    • Ability to assist in building prototypes.


    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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