Mechanical Engineer

Date: Nov 5, 2023

Location: North Reading, MA, US

Company: Teradyne

Organization & Role

We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer, for our Mil/Aerospace Division, North Reading, MA. This individual will have full responsibility for the enclosures, rack and PCBAs on equipment we’re building to help our Military and Aerospace customers for testing their technology.


For each of these Military/Aerospace customers, we are developing highly customized variants of our successful Spectrum-9100 testers as well as new platforms. Customers that you will develop custom solutions for include US Navy, Raytheon, BAE, Northrup-Grumman, Boeing and many others.

This individual will create innovative, but also sound technical solutions to complex engineering problems. They will also identify essential requirements and key technical risks. This individual will work closely with Product Marketing, Project Managers and Systems Engineering to understand customer needs, and with product development teams to implement design solutions for New Product Introduction.


In this role you will:
•    Use your hands on experience of 10+ years and be a key contributor in a mechanical design group responsible for the design, documentation and release of PCBA, sheet metal, machined parts, 3D printed as well as cables and system configurations.
•    Be responsible for the Mechanical design, analysis, assembly documentation and validation of components/systems
•    Support new products as well as maintaining legacy products.
•    Candidate should be a self starter and able to manage project priorities that can change rapidly.
•    Work under consultive direction towards predetermined mid and long-term goals
•    Effectively interact with customers to solve problems and build collaborative relationships
•    Consistently lead and collaborate with development teams in key areas such as providing communication clarity, technical guidance, trade-off analysis, project scheduling, and change management
•    Effectively collaborate with supply base to arrive at economically viable solutions

Basic Qualifications & Skills

This qualified individual will have experience using the following tools: 
•    SOLIDWORKS 2018 or higher (computer aided design) and PDM (product data management).
•    Detailed understanding of the design of metal fabrication, machining and various fastening methods (hardware, adhesives, rivets etc.)
•    Ability to generate Mechanical design and documentation of components and assemblies including generating complete detailed drawings of piece parts and assemblies up to complete systems from concept to release.
•    Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs Visio, Word and Excel.


Must possess the following:
•    Initiative, motivation, and drive to bring highly integrated and complex products to market
•    Disciplined and methodical engineering rigor and careful attention to detail
•    Leadership and communication skills for effective influence with customers, internal teammates, and suppliers.
•    Proficiency in fundamentals of machine design: thermal analysis, tolerances, precision alignment and mechanical properties of materials.
•    Competency in material selection, manufacturing processes, and mechanical fabrication methods
•    Must be comfortable working with internal machine shops or outside vendors doing machining including knowledge of the CNC machining process.
•    Experience designing for thermal engineering solutions and a plus for someone with experience in robotics and automation equipment.
•    Willing to travel (roughly 10%, inside US) to support fabrication, design and Teradyne customer meetings etc as necessary.


  • Minimum B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related field with a minimum 10 years of experience in electro-mechanical design.  







ITAR Restriction: All candidates for this ITAR restricted position must be one of the following: US Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, Asylee, Refugee or otherwise lawfully admitted under an amnesty program.


FOUO Designation:  This position may require access to work under Federal Contracts under the "For Official Use Only" designation, and as such, you may be limited to access such programs if you are not a US citizen or if you have dual citizenship.


The above listed position may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment.

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