Project Mechanical Engineer 2021 - Austin

Austin, Texas, US

Job ID: 5089

Project Mechanical Engineer - Austin

Do you want to take ownership of high-stakes projects from day one?  Are you interested in developing smart, everyday products?  Do you care about energy conservation and sustainability?


If so, see below for some of the exciting opportunities that Lutron has to offer. 


As a Mechanical Engineer at Lutron you will: 

  • Develop mastery in multiple mechanical areas such as:
    • Conceptual design of assembly and mechanism
    • Assembly and mechanism design
    • Detailed design and analysis
    • Prototyping and testing
    • Design for high volume manufacturability
  • Gain a diversity of experiences by working on a variety of teams such as:
    • New product design & development
    • Existing product support
    • Manufacturing and assembly process development
    • Tooling and Tester design
  • Work in a collaborative and challenging environment with opportunities to:
    • Build expertise through on-the-job coaching and supervision
    • Innovate high quality products that are used by real people
    • Collaborate with teams in other engineering disciplines and other departments such as sales and operations, to gain exposure to the strategic impact of your projects
  • Get significant ownership and engage in all phases of product development


Does this sound interesting to you?

If it does, Lutron is looking for candidates with the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Science, Physics, or Math
  • Minimum, cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Fundamental understanding of 3D modeling software and rapid prototyping techniques; injection molding experience is a plus
  • Desire to work collaboratively while also thriving in your professional career development
  • Willingness to travel – examples include visiting and troubleshooting job sites, overseeing manufacturing at facilities, taking offsite training courses, accompanying a salesperson to showcase products to customers
  • Strong work ethic and hands-on attitude
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Creative and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Driven self-starter who is goal-oriented, inquisitive and flexible
  • Quality focused with the ability to work under pressure


Lutron is the worldwide leader in lighting, automated shade and temperature controls, with headquarters in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania and engineering offices in Boston, Philadelphia, South Florida and Austin. We are a privately held manufacturing company with over 4000 design and product patents. We are at the forefront of innovating IoT products for smart homes and connected buildings.  We provide solutions for residences that span from 500 sq. ft apartments to 10,000 sq. ft homes and commercial solutions for small office spaces to entire building complexes such as the New York Times Building, Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Empire State Building and the Guggenheim Museum.


To learn more about us, visit our website at


Lutron Electronics is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action – Employer. We welcome qualified, motivated applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics

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