Research In Motion Limited® (RIM)® is a world leader in the mobile communications market and has a history of developing breakthrough wireless solutions. RIM’s portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies is used by thousands of organizations around the world and includes the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools and software/hardware licensing agreements. RIM is seeking driven individuals who can take our wireless data products to the next level in the global wireless market. Are you ready to make a difference in the world of mobile communications with RIM?
As a member of the Mechanical Engineering team, the Electro-Mechanical Components Specialist will be the prime contact within the Mechanical team for electro-mechanical component parts investigation, design and qualification readiness for new handheld designs. Electro-mechanical parts types will include various mobile switches such as domes, connectors (battery, antenna, elastomeric, board to board, USB, spring contacts and memory card), receivers and microphones, I/O devices, SIM readers, camera sockets and modules, LCD’s and FPC’s. The incumbent will also be fully involved in component research, re-design of existing parts and investigation and audit of component suppliers as well as support Component Quality and reliability in QA verification as an Electro-Mechanical Design consultant along. Further more the incumbent will support various other internal groups such as RF, acoustic, LCD’s, manufacturing, industrial design, purchasing and commodity management in a design capacity as required. The incumbent’s other duties include design support of product definition, creation of preliminary component designs and respective parts drawings using Pro/Engineer 3D CAD software, acquiring 3D mechanical component/part models from suppliers, creation and maintenance of on-going electro-mechanical component part reference designs database for easy review by the mechanical engineering team.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
* Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
* A minimum of 5 years experience with Electro-mechanical components.
* Self motivated individual with strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills for project multi-tasking
* Experience with Pro/Engineer 3DCAD, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and MS Project tools
* Familiarity with electronics packaging and qualification test methods, tolerance stack analysis, plastic injection molding and metal stamping
* Handheld or cell phone, consumer electronic or connector industry experience desirable
If you’re driven to take wireless technologies to the next level, it’s time you join the team at RIM. We offer a challenging environment that fosters creativity and rewards excellence. Employees also have use of our award winning BlackBerry!
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