Senior Mechanical Engineer

Docklands, Victoria, au
Company: Microchip Technology
Category: Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Published on 2021-07-30 06:16:27

Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

The Microchip High-Reliability Integrated Power Solutions Centre, based in Ennis, is a R&D and production facility supporting the design, development, manufacturing and test of Integrated Power Solutions (IPS) for high reliability applications. As the transportation sector continues to demand higher levels of power electronics reliability and integration in order to realise goals such as the more electric aircraft (MEA), Microchip’s IPS Centre of Excellence plays a critical role in supporting these objectives. Products from this centre include the Power Core Module (PCM) for Commercial Aircraft and Thrust Vector Control module for Space Launchers. The centre is now expanding and is seeking applicants to assist in the development of leading-edge new products. 

Job Responsibilities:

The successful individual will perform mechanical design and process development for a new range of integrated power solutions using advanced methods, technologies and materials. These products include substrate and printed circuit board sub-assemblies, housed in metal or plastic frames and are subjected to extreme mechanical, electrical and environment stresses. They have a power capability in excess of 5 kVA and are developed and manufactured for use in various high-reliability application areas, particularly in various forms of transportation. Senior personnel will also have lead engineer and mentoring responsibilities. You will interact with other Microchip groups in France and the USA regularly. 

This position is based in Ennis. Candidates in Cork would be required to work in the Ennis office 2 days per week.

Job Requirements


  • Proficient in the use of mechanical CAD, structural design, thermal design and Microsoft Office software 
  • Experience in a high-reliability product development and manufacturing environment is an advantage
  • Good organization, teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Great analytical and problem-solving skills and motivation to learn
  • Strong time management skills, self-direction, and the desire to excel
  • Education and Qualifications:

  • Honours Bachelor/Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Senior role requires a minimum of five years’ experience.
  • What we offer?

  • Our global team is growing, and we are looking for collaborative, creative team members to help us lead the industry transformation to build an adaptable intelligent world
  • Working in an environment encouraging you to grow your professional skills with specific training
  • Working on next generation power and semiconductor devices such as silicon-carbide.
  • Opportunity to work on new technologies with domain world leaders
  • Competitive compensation including share option scheme
  • Competitive benefits such as: Pension, Healthcare, Stock Options etc.
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