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Senior Staff Engineer, Mechanical Design

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 98690 
Region: Americas 
Country: United States 
State/Province: California 
City:  San Jose 


About Us:

If you’re reading this, chances are that you’re getting this information over at least one piece of hardware that we designed, developed, manufactured or service. Celestica is the brand behind the brands you love in tech and we design, develop, and  manufacture leading-edge Hardware Platform Solutions in Networking, Storage, and Server solutions from general purpose to customized Cloud, AI, machine learning, Edge and 5G deployments. Across Data Centers and Enterprise deployments, we are partnered with an impressive roster of some of the world’s biggest tech companies. We work with 9 of the top 10 global internet service providers, 4 of the top 5 global storage providers, 3 of the top 5 networking OEMs, and the top 3 non-X86 server providers engineering solutions for this generation and the next.


Our customers experience firsthand the power of our people - people who share a passion for innovation, technology,  collaboration, performance and quality. People who, together, make a formidable team that is not only transforming our company, but transforming the technology landscape of the future. Celestica might not be a household name, but as you evaluate the companies, industries, cultures and teams that you are considering for your next career move, we hope that one thing will become very clear: Celestica is no ordinary company. We are change makers. Innovators. And we have an unrelenting drive to find the way for our customers.


Let’s engineer the future together.


Detailed Description:    
Celestica Engineering is seeking a highly motivated and self-driven candidate qualified for the position of Senior Mechanical Engineering to be a part of a market leading Celestica Hardware Design Group. As a subject matter expert, the successful candidate will be responsible for mechanical engineering assignments related to hardware products as well as systems including development of new products in the area of networking, server, and storage. The candidate will be working closely with Product Marketing and Procurement teams to drive product definitions. 


Performs tasks such as, but not limited to the following:

  • The position will contribute to the execution of data center products either individually or by leading a combination of internal contributors
  • The engineer will play a leading role in architecture definition and product development
  • Prepare early design concepts and product architecture working cross-functionally
  • Research groundbreaking technology, materials, and processes and innovate with cross-functional team to invent groundbreaking products
  • Interfaces with potential customers to help define their needs and to present technical proposals to meet those needs. 
  • Work independently and in a team environment.
  • Provide technical support to business development teams to assist in the winning of new business.
  • Maintain current knowledge on industry trends and future technology and market opportunities.


  • 12+ years of relevant experience in design, networking, and/or storage and server.
  • Engineering Foundation Competencies
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the business unit and how decisions impact customer satisfaction, product quality, on-time delivery and the profitability of the unit.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of engineering design and development, and production in a highly dynamic manufacturing environment.
  • Broad knowledge of an electronic manufacturing environment, materials and processes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers.
  • Excellent 3D CAD experience i.e. Creo (Pro E), SolidWorks
  • Good grasp of finite element analysis theory and mechanical engineering analysis
  • Experienced in design of sheet metal, plastic casting, and working with supply chains and manufacturing

Typical Education:    
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Master’s degree preferred

Occasional overnight travel is required

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud.

Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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