Senior Mechanical Engineering Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Clara
Posted Date 5 months ago(2/14/2020 9:45 PM)
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Company (Portal Searching)
FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc.





Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc. strives to offer a healthy work environment that promotes individual responsibility and growth, a collaborative spirit, and an atmosphere that encourages learning, professional development and achievement.


We search for the most talented and qualified people for both external and internal opportunities. At Fujifilm, performance, development and accountability are the standards to which the company and its people strive toward. And to support its employees, we offer programs that motivate, educate and promote a healthy work-life balance, which increase employee satisfaction and overall personal well-being.


Fujifilm is committed to offering a comprehensive and flexible benefit program to meet the needs of employees and their families. This flexible approach allows employees to create a program that fits their lives.  At Fujifilm, INNOVATION and PEOPLE matter.


FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc. is an E-Verify Employer


 ATTN Staffing Services:  We do not accept unsolicited resumes.

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POSITION SUMMARY:   Are you a problem solver? Do you have leadership experience in guiding the success of an engineering team? We have a senior position available in Santa Clara, CA, for a seasoned manager with an engineering background, responsible for the leadership and daily management of a multidiscipline mechanical engineering team consisting of 7+ engineers and technicians. He/she will be responsible for the selection, development and deployment of clean room engineering and production test solutions utilizing existing and commercially available systems where possible, mechanical product design, process development and packaging technology used in Dimatix core products with the ability to design for manufacturability. They will manage and analyze the testing and feasibility studies of mechanical products, instruments, subassemblies, and packaging for new and existing products. He/she will lead the introduction of product design and equipment changes to the manufacturing organizations and evaluate final results of mechanical design and testing to assure accomplishment of technical objectives. Finally, the Engineering Manager will be responsible for selecting, building, and evaluating an effective team of engineers that achieves and surpasses goals and objectives.



Establishes operational objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to subordinates. Senior management reviews objectives to determine success of operation. Involved in developing, modifying and executing company policies that affect immediate operations and may also have company-wide effect.


Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives. Implements strategic policies when selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements.


Erroneous decisions will result in critical delay(s) in schedules and/or unit operations and may jeopardize overall business activities.


Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers. Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship.


Manages or coordinates activities of multiple functions. Exercises supervision in terms of costs, methods, and staffing



  • Development team ownership and dynamic lead for excellence
  • Lead MEMS back-end assembly development activities, including product design, process development, and equipment engineering using off-the shelf base systems where possible
  • Project definition, creation and oversight of project teams
  • Utilize Phases & Gates development process, participate in design, test plan and gate reviews
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives in device packaging assembly production line
  • Participate in new product planning process for printhead product line
  • Lead interactive multi-disciplinary group design activities
  • Coordinate response to customer issues on printhead products
  • Manage interaction with Operations, Front End Fab and Engineering during new product release
  • Personnel development of engineering team and its members.




  • Management of a mechanical multi-disciplined engineering group with technology development, team identity and promoting efficient teamwork
  • Supervision of junior and senior level engineers
  • Subordinate supervision of technicians
  • Participate in performance appraisals process.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Demonstrated team leader of effective technology development group
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years experience managing technical professionals in a high tech product development and manufacturing environment
  • Experience designing tooling and fixturing for a production grade assembly environment
  • Experience with process development of techniques with regard to bonding and associated materials
  • Proven record in handing off solutions from development to production
  • Organizational skills to track and coordinate multiple concurrent projects
  • Experience in an ISO accredited organization following and creating ISO related processes
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, as well as presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to leverage and delegate responsibility when managing capable professionals
  • Experience with key mechanical engineering tools; Solidworks, Solidworks PDM,  6 sigma
  • Proven capability in complex technical problem solving, including group design activities
  • Demonstrated program management ability with a proven track record of success
  • Demonstrated ability to work on complex assignments requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills utilizing science & engineering education to arrive at practical solutions.
  • Ability to work across many functional departments in a collaborative and proactive manner.




  • Leadership in concept design process involving multiple engineers
  • Experience following a defined phased development process
  • Experience in an electro-mechanical clean room development and production environment
  • Proficiency with engineering design and analysis tools; e.g. FEA, fluid analysis
  • Technical expertise in thermal transfer and mechanical stress analysis
  • Concrete experience designing products for regulatory compliance; CE, UL




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Position requires standing and walking two-thirds of the time and sitting one-third of the time.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Clean room environment – must be able to wear full clean room garments.
  • Occasional travel required



  • Other duties as may be assigned.
  • Each employee’s primary objective is to assure that the quality, delivery and cost controls within his/her control meet or exceed all of our internal and external customers’ requirements.
  • Each employee is required to abide by the Employee Handbook and the rules and regulations explained and provided at each orientation and training session. Special attention must be given to the safety aspects of these documents.


FUJIFILM Dimatix provides competitive wages, a generous benefits package and a friendly, dynamic working environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Fujifilm is an E-Verify Employer




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