Mechanical Engineer (Contract)

Fremont , CA

Brand:   Brooks Automation

REQ ID:   R7076

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Job Description

Brook Automation, Inc., the leading robotics and factory automation equipment provider for the semiconductor and life science industries is looking for a Contract Mechanical Engineer (for about 5-6 months). This role is based out of Fremont, CA.

Skills Required:

  • All aspects of the mechanical design and development of new products, full life cycle ownership from concept thru production release. 

  • Ability to understand Marketing Requirements Document and supplement with mechanical design requirements to meet these requirements.

  • Strong 3D CAD modeling (ProE ) and FEA/CFD of mechanical designs. 

  • Strong knowledge of fundamentals of components as robotic mechanisms, including motors, bearings, sensors, actuators. 

  • Strong knowledge of automation controls, robotics, semiconductor system integration. 

  • Knowledge of materials and good design practices for the material of choice. 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, able to prepare technical reports, presentations and interact with suppliers, supply chain and operations.

  • Hands on skill for assembly and trouble shooting of mechanical components, assemblies and systems. 

  • Ability to estimate tasks for completing projects and follow schedules.

  • Knowledge of SEMI standards a plus.

  • Experience with Agile/AgileEC.

  • Experience with AutoCAD a plus

  • Experience leading mechanical engineering products preferred.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering is required. 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an automation product development environment, knowledge of Semiconductors equipment.

Key Job Events/Responsibilities:

  • The job is to design new products for the semiconductor industry as well as design new mechanical features for existing products.

  • Produce and release 3D models, drawings and BOM’s per the  Brooks process

  • Work cooperatively with electrical and SW engineering to ensure new product designs will function per the market and customer requirements.

  • Understand and communicate cost impact of new designs.

  • Build prototypes

  • Support operations, supply chain, field service and the quality organization as needed to ensure the product line can be sustained and function reliably.

  • Other job duties as assigned by manager.

EOE  M/F/Disabled/VET

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