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Teradyne Mechanical Engineer in Alajuela, Costa Rica

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne (https://www.teradyne.com/) companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!

Job Details

The Teradyne Core Mechanical Engineering team is seeking a driven Mechanical Engineer to contribute to a dynamic, cross-functional group that develops creative solutions to complex component and system level mechanical challenges.


  • Conceptualize, select and defend technical solutions to complex and highly integrated mechanical engineering problems.

  • Execute new machine and equipment designs from concept to volume production at the subsystem, and system level.

  • Develop complex, high density electronics packaging, including specialized interconnect and contact technologies.

  • Define, direct, and participate in the design verification testing of design solutions.

  • Understanding customer requirements and finding solutions that fit within our existing mechanical product architecture.

  • Must be able to generate mechanical design and documentation of components and assemblies, including generating complete detailed drawings of piece parts and assemblies.

  • Update and complete engineering change orders using Teamcenter.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • BS or MS in mechanical engineering, or related field from an engineering institution.

  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks.

  • Understand the use of PDM and CAD vaulting tools.

  • Experience working with electro-mechanical packaging layout and design.

  • Knowledge of fabrication technologies such as machining, sheet metal, casting, molding, PCBA assembly, necessary.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of general drafting and design standards including ANSI Y14.5 and GD & T.

  • Strong analytical skills including finite element modeling and tolerance analysis.

  • Comfortable working with basic shop tools and prototypes.

  • Self-starter, able to work independently or on a team.

  • Excellent communication, hands-on and spatial skills.

  • Ability to work across cultures and geographies to produce results.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience as a mechanical design engineer

  • Must be available to commute to and work on site at our office in Costa Rica.

Current openings may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment. ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you’re unable to access our on-line application due to a disability you may visit one of our locations or our Corporate Office at 600 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA and request a paper application form. In addition, you may also contact the HR Service Center at 978-370-3041 or contact them at HR.Service.Center@teradyne.com for additional assistance. LitePoint, a Teradyne Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.