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Teradyne Chief / Staff Mechanical Engineer in North Reading, Massachusetts

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Chief/Staff / Mechanical Engineer , Test Cell Engineering, North Reading, MA

We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to lead a variety of Test Cell product development initiatives for our

next generation Semiconductor Test platforms. This individual will create innovative, but also sound technical solutions

to complex engineering problems. They will also identify essential requirements and key technical risks. This individual

will work closely with Product Marketing and Systems Engineering to understand customer needs, and with product development

teams to implement design solutions for New Product Introduction and High Volume Manufacturing.


1.Works under consultive direction towards predetermined mid and long-term goals

2.Synthesizes requirements from multiple market segments and applications

3.Develops high-level business objectives into discrete, specific product design requirements

4.Effectively interacts with customers to solve problems and build collaborative relationships

5.Consistently leads and collaborates with development teams in key areas such as providing communication clarity, technical guidance, trade-off analysis, project scheduling, and change management

6.Effectively collaborates with global supply base to arrive at economically viable solutions

7.Develops industry leading Test Cell products based on sound engineering principles that:

a.Provide universal, dedicated, and multi-function robots for test head manipulation

b.Provide docking systems for precision electro-mechanical test head alignment and clamping

c.Create interface standards for production testing with adjacent material handling systems

d.Include measures for failsafe operation

e.Deliver solutions for the latest generation of advanced semiconductor testing

8.Long-term expectations for this position include:

a.Participates and influences the development of long-term technical capability roadmaps to support market changes over time

b.Contributes to initiatives throughout the company as a subject matter expert for customer test cell considerations, challenges, and solutions

c.Routinely creates innovative ideas, intellectual property, technical publications, or presentations

Basic Qualifications & Skills

1.Initiative, motivation, and drive to bring highly integrated and complex products to market

2.Disciplined and methodical engineering rigor and careful attention to detail

3.Leadership and communication skills for effective influence with customers, internal teammates, and suppliers worldwide

4.Proficiency in fundamentals of machine design: structural analysis, tolerances, precision alignment, actuators, bearings, mechanical properties of materials

5.Competency in material selection, manufacturing processes, and mechanical fabrication methods


Minimum B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related field with a minimum 15 years of experience in machine design.

Experience in developing semiconductor manufacturing and test equipment is a plus.


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.