Westell is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our product design team in its Aurora, Illinois headquarters. This position will be responsible to design, develop, document, test and debug products – from concept to engineering release - involving all Westell product lines including our outside plant cabinet, cabinet system integration and IMS product lines. You’ll conduct multidisciplinary research and may be required to collaborate with other mechanical, electrical, system or software engineers in the planning, design, and development of a variety of end products

The ideal candidate will have proven cross-functional team experience working with local and remote teams. The candidate will develop significant new products and see their new products come to market.

Join a company where you can be a product development leader and not just one of the crowd.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Provide technical expertise in definition, design, new product introduction and technical support
  • Identify new technologies and technical partners to successfully bring products to market
  • Provide leadership in supporting products for the entire product life cycle
  • Productize designs developed internally or externally (including generating bills of materials, part specifications, test specifications, fabrication drawings, etc.)
  • Direct testing and evaluation of internally and externally developed designs/products
  • Generation of technical documentation including requirement and test specifications
  • Act as a product expert providing technical support for sales and marketing activities
  • Customer interaction with regard to design solutions/issues.
  • Evaluate existing designs for performance cost and quality improvements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 - 5 years of applied mechanical design skills.
  • Experience with mechanical CAD and simulation tools
  • Strong communication and leadership skills working in cross functional teams
  • Ability to identify shortcomings in a cross functional organization and contribute in any capacity where needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • Design experience in cabinet design and fabrication.
  • Experience with Solidworks, Agile PLM.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • MSME degree

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