Senior Mechanical Die-Level Packaging Engineer
Odon, IN 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description
Senior Mechanical Die-Level Packaging Engineer
Job Location US-IN-Odon
Requisition ID 2022-6336

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

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Draper is seeking a senior mechanical engineer for a role focused on electronics packaging. Specific responsibilities include:

    Perform mechanical design and development associated with the physical arrangement of electronic circuits including assembly design, analysis, build, test, and documentation support
  • Develop die-level packaging solutions including proposing solutions for placement and control of sensing components requiring precise alignment to be maintained through shock, vibration, and thermal disturbances
  • Drive solutions to complex, customer driven problems with limited direction - develop requirements, propose ways forward when customer requirements are unclear or incomplete, and adapt appropriately to changes in requirements
  • Communicate effectively and openly with multi-disciplinary program teams, senior management, and sponsors
  • Track record of leading teams of 3 or more people to accomplish program goals, developing time/budgetary estimates, and mentoring junior engineers
  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve program goals


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree with 7+ years of experience in a relevant field such as mechanical engineering, materials science, or manufacturing engineering
  • Master of Science degree with 5+ years of experience in a relevant field such as mechanical engineering, materials science, or manufacturing engineering
  • Team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Experience with materials, fabrication, and assembly techniques associated with printed circuit assemblies including surface mount technology, high density substrates, rigid-flex designs, and integrated circuit assembly
  • Experience designing/directing the physical layout of electrical circuits including SMD, interconnect definition, and integrated circuit assembly techniques
  • Experience designing in 3D CAD using SolidWorks and/or CREO

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with analysis tools such as ANSYS, COMSOL, and/or MatLab
  • Familiarity with machine shop tools and processes, prototyping, and vendor coordination
  • Experience writing proposals, executing feasibility studies, and generating ROM estimates of system performance/size, weight, power/cost with imperfect or incomplete information

Security Clearance:

Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance.

** Draper has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all Draper employees. This will be a condition of employment to work at Draper.



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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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