Junior Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Feb 25, 2024

Location: Alajuela, CR

Company: Teradyne

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!


The NPI Manufacturing Engineer will work with multiple manufacturing engineers, across a range of projects, to help move our new products from the early prototype stage, into pilot line production and final transfer to our contract manufacturer.   This work includes:


  • Collaborating with other engineering groups to identify and resolve design issues as early as possible in the new product development cycle.
  • Working with the NPI team to deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Building various electro-mechanical assemblies to develop the assembly process flow and identify any assembly risks that may lead to product failures.
  • Creating detailed assembly process documents to be used by our pilot production teams and contract manufacturers.
  • Identifying, designing, and qualifying assembly tools and fixtures used in the assembly of our products.
  • Assisting in the evaluation of production issues and collaborating with other groups to determine the root cause and corrective action.
  • Training pilot line and contract manufacturer team members on the proper build process.
  • Assisting in the completion of other department projects as required.


Basic Qualifications & Skills


  • A strong mechanical aptitude with an eagerness to understand how things go together and a willingness to offer ideas for improvement.
  • Familiarity with basic hand tools and the ability to read and follow assembly instructions.
  • Ability to create parts and assemblies in SolidWorks.  Familiarity with SolidWorks PDM a plus
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite of tools, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work full time, on-site, in our Costa Rica facility.



Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience.

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