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Associate Mechanical Designer

Andover, MA, US

Job Function:  Engineering
Req ID:  565


Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point-of-load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA and CBA.  Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics. 

Job Description

This position requires a person with Mechanical acumen to develop, check, create and maintain Mechanical documents for several Designs and their relevant Manufacturing processes.


  • Submit documentation to Item Approval Systems (IAS), internal PLM and/or PDM application, ECO Drawing and BOM maintenance.

  • Create PCB Fabrication documents from Altium and ODB files.

  • Perform Mechanical review of a new PCB assembly in 3-D, to ensure no violations of Vicor guidelines and industry standards, before PCB is ordered.

  • Create standard set of mechanical documents and drawings for the assembly and manufacturing processes (Document BOM), for each PCB, using CAD automated tools or SolidWorks models.

  • Review Mechanical models and assembly files for accuracy prior to releasing to MFG and collaborate with other team members for their approval or possible edits, as needed.

  • Performs related high-quality work as required.

Education / Qualifications

  • Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school supplemented by two years of additional course work in a technical school, college, or university with major course work in drafting and mechanical engineering.

  • MCAD experience with SolidWorks, ePDM, and PCB Fabrication documents (BluePrint)

  • Knowledge of the basic principles, methods, and practices involved in the design of mechanical systems for electronic products.

  • Knowledge of equipment and material required for the efficient operation of mechanical system.

  • Knowledge of the terminology, methods, practices, and techniques of mechanical drafting.

  • Ability to prepare designs and specifications for material and equipment needs of mechanical systems.

  • Ability to prepare drawings from rough sketches, survey data, and oral instructions.

  • Ability to understand and efficiently carry out written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with company personnel.

  • Skill in the design and preparation of drawings and specifications


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Vicor is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. 

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Nearest Major Market: Boston