Job Title:  Manager, Mechanical Engineering & Document Control


Irvine, CA, US, 92614

Business Unit:  Energy Conversion Solutions
Posting Date:  Feb 5, 2024
Job Description: 


About Us:

At AMETEK, you’ll collaborate with innovative colleagues to create technology that changes the world.  Enjoy the support, resources, and best practices that AMETEK offers while having the autonomy and flexibility to work on diverse teams and projects.


Job Summary:

The Mechanical Engineering & Document Control Manager will oversee the engineering teams in USA and India responsible for R&D Mechanical Engineering, Document Control, Engineered to Order (Specials Group), Sustaining Engineering, and Continuous improvement and support current manufacturing. As an engineering leader, this position will work closely with sales, manufacturing, purchasing, RMA, and quality. Managing escalated customer cases and issues is also within the scope of work. Spearhead and manage custom engineering of enclosures for Power Conversion Systems, particularly on-line, Double Conversion Uninterruptible Power System (UPS) and Power Distribution Units (PDU). This role will touch every part of the development cycle, from conceptual design, system engineering, and parts selection to implementation, testing, and qualification for standard product derivation systems. This candidate must drive value engineering efforts, qualifying alternate parts and vendors, and continuously evolving the product range. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Engineering to Order (Specials) organization and engage with sales/customers from the bid specification stage to delivering an engineered preproduction model(s). Initiate accurate documentation release for the future production build of this product
  • Manage the AMETEK IntelliPower product family tree to ensure 100% of supported SKU’s have completed documentation & design material. Leverage the family tree to enhance sales' ability to find “best fit” options for customers and utilize documents to provide input to sales
  • Lead mechanical design for R&D, working closely with the product development team, participating in design reviews, and being the “voice of the customer” in driving defect-free design
  • Lead agency test to meet critical industry standards (MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-167-1, MIL-DTL-901, DO-160)
  • Own complete system engineering layout and parts selection responsibility for Engineering to Order (Specials) projects
  • Lead Mechanical Engineering and support production, RMA, and highly escalated customer cases, failure analysis & drive Value Engineering (VA/VE) initiatives
  • Work closely with the quality team and drive continuous improvement of released products
  • Own parts obsolesce and alternate component management to ensure business continuity and qualify alternate design and components, as necessary
  • Create and manage tasks in alignment with long-term company and corporate goals
  • Ensuring goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality, and team performance
  • As a Change Control Board (CCB) member, represent engineering and support decision-making
  • Responsible for signing off engineering change notifications (ECN), reviewing for accuracy, and guiding closure
  • Produce accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle
  • Analyzing program risks and triggering actions


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering 
  • 5 years relevant experience with electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Experience troubleshooting design problems and preparing design variations when needed, with minimal supervision 
  • Experience with designing thermal mitigation and calculating airflow cooling requirements for electronics
  • 2 years of experience managing people. Managing employees globally is a plus


Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to incorporate lean practices in design and workflow
  • Knowledge of CNC programming
  • Knowledge of designing and developing new components and assemblies and recommending improvements
  • Ability to develop detailed drawings of electro-mechanical components and assemblies using Autodesk Inventor
  • Ability to self-check drawings for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to company standards
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage project requests
  • Knowledge of parts, assemblies, constraints, BOM’s, and basic understanding of GD&T within Inventor
  • Ability to control documents and part numbers using Autodesk Vault and the ERP system
  • Knowledge of performing FEA analysis of parts or assemblies as requested
  • Ability to learn standards and propose solutions to meet standards


What’s in It for You:

  • Competitive compensation, holiday pay, and paid time off
  • Great benefits package that includes health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k), plus matching
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health savings account (HSA) with AMETEK contribution, life insurance, disability insurance, and family medical leave
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Exciting, fast-paced environment where you could make a true impact
  • Opportunities for career advancement within our business unit and across all other AMETEK business entities

Location Information:

This position is located in Irvine, California. Irvine is in Orange County and is recognized as one of the best U.S. cities for raising a family due to its proximity to many other cities, top-rated schools, parks, and outdoor activities. The city is incredibly safe and offers a rapidly growing job market. Residents enjoy miles of hiking and biking trails, golf, shopping, diverse dining experiences, and much more.


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Salary Minimum:  $130,000
Salary Maximum:  $160,000
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles