Senior Mechanical Product Design Engineer

Senior Mechanical Product Design Engineer
Coopersburg, PA

Job Description

Senior Mechanical Product Design Engineer

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc has an immediate opening for a Senior Mechanical Product Design Engineer.   In this position, you have the opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative engineering product design and development team.   A successful candidate will bring their extensive knowledge of mechanical engineering and product design to Lutron using their experience to expand the design efforts of our engineering department.

Position Summary

Strengthen Lutron's ability to design and engineer innovative world class new products.  Lead in the intersection of industrial design and mechanical engineering.  Leverage existing Lutron design language, product architecture, manufacturing capabilities while merging new ideas and technology in each of these areas to propel innovation, and accelerate the introduction of world class new products to Lutron's many markets.

Design and Technical

Must have very strong mechanical skills, knowledge of manufacturing and materials and good appreciation of design. Also needs good communications skills and is able to help technical people understand what is being asked and when necessary how to do it. i.e. bridging the gap.


- develop world class, innovative new products to be used in lighting control systems.

- Set a high standard of quality in your own work and in the work of others by ensuring the use of solid design principles.

- champion and introduce new prototyping and model making capabilities including:

new technologies such as laser engraving, laser machining, 3D modeling, precision manufacturing, 

new materials or processes in the areas of metal coatings and painting

new stamping or injection molding methods

- Mentor and coach colleagues to expand the effectiveness of the individuals and teams in the engineering department.

- Stay aligned to Lutron’s culture and values:  be passionate, be flexible and adaptable to change, be an innovative thinker, be customer focused, be ethical.


- BS in mechanical engineering or equivalent. 

- Could have a dual degree, ME and Industrial or Product Design.

- 10 to 15 years mechanical design experience with a demonstrated ability to lead individuals   and teams. Should have experience designing end user products not industrial components.

- Have a thorough knowledge of both mechanical engineering fundamentals and core technologies including: injection molding, strong understanding of plastics, precision manufacturing and assembly methods, stamped metal forming, machining and painting.

- Experience with and strong understanding of rapid prototyping

- Must be a proactive outstanding communicator

- Experience working cross functionally across an organization

- Willingness to travel 10% of the time


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