Director, Mechanical Engineering

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Full Time Greenwood Village, Colorado, Denver, Colorado Posted 03/02/2023 Business unit: Cable Operations Areas of interest: Leadership, Product, Project Management Requisition Number: 330691BR MPD768
Company Overview
Spectrum is the nation’s fastest-growing mobile provider and leading internet provider. Our tech teams create, develop, and operate leading connectivity products serving nearly 100 million users and 500 million devices. We connect people to what’s next.

This position is eligible to work in a hybrid work model (combination of in-office and remote days).


Responsible for directing and managing the mechanical engineering staff and facilities. Direct and coordinate design, fabrication, operation, testing, validation and production of products for high volume manufacturing. Build, implement and validate manufacturing of products that maintain a set of high quality standards. Leading a team of technical engineers to develop telecommunications equipment that can be manufactured by a variety of manufacturing partners. Duties include project planning, managing budgets, CAD design, conducting quality analysis and presenting development results to cross collaborative teams and executive leadership.

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Coordinating all aspects of mechanical engineering design for new projects from concept, design, prototyping, testing, reviewing work and manufacturing process development.

A key leader in cross-functional coordination with internal teams and overseas manufacturing partners.

Define process development and documentation to drive continuous improvement of manufacturing.

Ensure consistency and quality of product that is manufactured in tens of millions.

Developing their direct reports to drive a high performance and a healthy, collaborative work environment.

Oversees designated operations which may include, but not limited to creating DFM CAD, FEA analysis, tolerance analysis, PCB fitment analysis, project scheduling and tracking.

Working directly and managing overseas tooling manufactures to ensure and validate quality and consistency.

Visiting manufacture domestic offices and overseas manufacturing locations to review FAI samples, quality analysis and conduct witness testing.

Directs capital budget process, executes approved budget plan.

Performs other duties as requested.


Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Comprehensive understanding of CAD and FEA applications such as Solidworks, Creo or Catia
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to supervise and motivate others
Ability to use computer and software applications
Advanced knowledge of FEA - Structural, Thermal, Motion and Vibration
Comprehensive understanding of applicable regulations regarding safety of consumer electronics
Comprehensive understanding of prototyping via SLA, FDM, SLS, CAM and Polyjet
Comprehensive understanding of FEA testing, verification and corrective action
Comprehensive understanding of manufacturing tolerances and qualification
Comprehensive understanding close tolerance injection molded plastics, two shot molding, over-molding, sheet metal and cast metal parts
In-depth knowledge of development of products which contain a Printed Circuit Board
In-depth knowledge of locating qualified Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 manufacturing vendors
In-depth knowledge of sustainability practices in manufacturing and materials
In-depth knowledge of Industrial Design and collaborating with cross functional organizations

Required Education
Bachelors or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience

Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Management experience - 7+ years of experience
Mechanical Engineering experience - 10+ years of experience
Project management experience - 2+ years of experience

Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
In-depth knowledge of Electronic theory

Experience working directly with Industrial Design teams
Preferred Education
Solidworks certification

Travel (Domestic & Overseas)
MPD768 330691 330691BR

Here, employees don’t just have jobs, they build careers. That’s why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.

The pay for this position has a salary range of $138,800.00 to $246,400.00. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.

Get to Know Us Charter Communications is known in the United States by our Spectrum brands, including: Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice, Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach. When you join us, you’re joining a strong community of more than 93,000 individuals working together to serve more than 32 million customers in 41 states and keep them connected to what matters most. Watch this video to learn more.

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