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Test Fixture Mechanical Engineer

Company: Facebook
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Test Fixture Mechanical Engineer applies the highest level of skill and knowledge of Mechanical Engineering & Mechatronics domains in designing test fixture tools. You will work with both internal and external partners to drive conceptual fixture tool design in the early product exploration stage and validate fixture first article design for testability. You will lead the end-to-end deployment to qualification in a high-volume production operation.The ideal candidate must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. You will enforce manufacturability, testability and ensure cost-effective designs are implemented for testing and automation systems. We are looking for someone with a productive mindset who can apply their expertise to solve problems in creative, insightful ways.

  • Design fixtures and tools for manufacturing test and precision calibration.
  • Drive and manage both internal development partners and external manufacturing partners for design review/DFM/DFT/datum establishment.
  • Oversee end-to-end test fixture mechanical qualification process from development/prototyping to deployment/production.
  • Integrate test tools/fixtures/carrier to overall manufacturing/assembly flow for design for manufacturing, cost and testability.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging test fixture systems and drive to closure.
  • Drive design and execute development projects with a design of experiment approach (DOE) to service, troubleshoot, and solve engineering & production problems.
  • Design and prototype devices for test fixture validation.
  • Travel 20%, includes domestic and international travels.

    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics.
    • 3+ years experience in fixture and mechanical system design experience in volume production.
    • Knowledge in electrical mechanical sensor/actuator, flex circuits, pogo pin, printed circuit boards.
    • Knowledge of GD&T (Geometry, Dimensioning and Tolerancing) practices, tolerance stack-up, and fixture alignment datum establishment.
    • Knowledge in mechanical/optical measurement systems (OMM, CMM, laser, CCD, etc.).
    • Knowledge in statistical methods (6s, Cpk, GRR) for data analytics and quality control.
    • Experience with SPC tools (Minitab, jmp, etc.).
    • Experience working with external vendors.

      • Experience in CNC, sheet metal and rapid prototyping fabrication and material selection.
      • Experience with calibration test fixture and automation system mechanical design.
      • Knowledge and experience implementing factory and site acceptance testing.
      • Python programming skills.
      • Experience developing entire test station.
      • Mandarin Chinese fluency.
      • Experience using CAD.

        Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

        Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

Keywords: Facebook, Seattle , Test Fixture Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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