Product Development Manager (Client Peripherals – Mechanical Engineering)
The Client Peripherals engineering is responsible for product development of
PC peripherals such as keyboards- mice- active stylus- headsets- speakers-
travel adapters and power companions. The Alienware gaming peripherals
comprising of keyboards- mice and headsets are our latest additions.
The position is responsible for mechanical design and development activities
associated with abovementioned devices from product definition and planning
through production- release and end of life. Serve as the central resource for
all aspects of the mechanical engineering solutions. Involvement lasts
throughout all stages of a product`s lifecycle including modifications-
upgrades and maintenance of the product or product line
Designs- tests- analyses- documents and functionally validates mechanical components and assemblie
Interfaces with suppliers- electrical engineering- manufacturing- quality- tooling engineering and other development groups to ensure mechanical design meet the feature requirement- reliability and quality leading to successful launch of new product
Conducts and participates in engineering tests to validate against the design specifications- robustness and performance of the new products
Utilizes best-in-class tools to develop innovative solutions to highly complex problems
Contributes to the successful management and development of mechanical tooling and first samples delivery
Ensures that comprehensive qualification and subsequent tool revisions are completed
Works with industrial designers and usability engineers to ensure products are ergonomically designed and pleasing to use.
Ensures deliverables are met per program schedules and cost
Degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least 10 years of product development experience in the IT industry.
Extensive experience with CAD systems and proficiency in design with Pro-E is preferred.
In-depth knowledge in principle of tolerances and design for manufacturability
Familiar with materials and processes such as plastic moulding- metal stamping/forming- decorative processes such as micro-textures- painting- plating- anodizing- IML- IMD- etc.
Deep understanding of mechanical design and selection of engineering materials for intended usage and environment.
Able to work with Industrial Designer (ID) and Usability Engineers (UX) on product concept and related user experiences
Manages the mechanical design- work with ODM to deliver product features- reliability and quality on time and within budgeted cost
Possesses knowledge- skills and analytical abilities to resolve most mechanical design related issues
Candidates who demonstrated understanding of electronics- firmware and software has advantage
Possesses strong communication skills (written and oral) and ability to present and influence
Able to lead internal as well as external teams in issue analysis and problem solving
Able to operate in a global environment under minimal direction
Job Family: Engineering Job ID: R035498