Founded in 1976, Samtec is a privately held, $625 million global manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect solutions, including IC-to-Board and IC Packaging, High-Speed Board-to-Board, High-Speed Cables, Mid-Board and Panel Optics, Flexible Stacking, and Micro/Rugged components and cables. Samtec Technology Centers are dedicated to developing and advancing technologies, strategies and products to optimize both the performance and cost of a system from the bare die to an interface 100 meters away, and all interconnect points in between. With 33 locations in 18 different countries, Samtec’s global presence enables its unmatched customer service. For more information, please visit www.samtec.com.
Samtec’s optical group is seeking a mechanical engineer to support the design of high speed optical transceivers for optical computer interconnects to work in the optical design center in Santa Clara, California. The successful candidate, a hands-on engineer, will be responsible for all technical aspects related to the manufacturing of optical products including process, testing, tooling, yield improvement, statistical process control and quality. The Optical Group develops and manufactures an advanced line of extremely high speed (56 Gbps and up) optical interconnect solutions, including Active Optical Cables, Transceivers, and board-to-board Optical connections.
Design and validation of all aspects of optical transceiver mechanical components and systems Opto-mechanical design of precision components Design of thermal components such as heat spreaders and heatsinks Work closely with Electrical and Process Design engineers Design for Manufacturing for transceiver assembly and component design Help with defining customer specifications related to mechanicals and thermals. Vendor interaction for component specifications and first article inspections
The candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. 5+ years in transceiver or equivalent opto-mechanical industries. Strong, proven technical design and validation skills Strong attention to detail Demonstrated hands on experience supporting designs, processes, tooling and materials used in the industry. Exceptional organizational and tracking skills The candidate must be self-motivated with excellent verbal and written documentation skills, able to present design and data for peer review Team player and able to build and maintain relationships both internal and external entities Flexible to change and open to constructive feedback Able to work independently with minimal supervision
Familiar with opto-mechanical and thermal design of transceiver components.
Samtec, Inc., a $600,000,000+ privately held, global electronic connector manufacturer in New Albany, Indiana, with high growth and a focus on emerging technology, is seeking candidates interested in working in a fast paced, non-bureaucratic environment. Our 5A1 rating by D&B is reflective in a rapid sales growth rate that outpaces the industry by 3-4 times annually and a virtually non-existent as...sociate turnover rate.
Samtec was also recognized as one of the Top 5 Places to Work in the Louisville Metro area, among some of the area's most highly recognizable brands.
These and many other reasons make Samtec an excellent place to pursue a career.