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Company: Nidec Corporation

We begin with dreams. Dreams drive our motivation. Dreams are our future. The world’s dreams, people’s dreams, our dreams. Our passion creates ideas that make dreams come alive. Technology and products that were only dreams become reality.

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Job Summary
As a Mechanical Engineer II working in new product development, you have the opportunity to help drive the next generation electric motor designs for commercial and residential motor applications. We are looking for someone with the drive to learn, enthusiasm to exceed customer expectations, and persistence to solve complex technical challenges. Join us as we invent the next generations of high-efficiency, quiet electric motor with the latest technology. As an Engineer II, you will apply your knowledge, analytical skills and capabilities within a team of experienced electric motor engineers, while learning more to strengthen your technical expertise. You also get the opportunity to support manufacturing engineering on all new designs and participate in the complete product life cycle. This opportunity includes the following responsibilities:

Job Description


  • Develop advanced mechanical concepts for New Product Development programs that perform to stated requirements for strength, cost, and reliability
  • Create 2D/3D Pro-E models and layouts for production motor requirements
  • Communicate proposed designs to functional groups outside Engineering
  • Perform structural FEA Analysis
  • Motor airflow ventilation scheme design and fan performance optimization
  • Work directly with suppliers to locate and implement new technologies
  • Initiate new cost reduction concepts and lead initiatives into the production processes
  • Initiate and collaborate on developing solutions to current Quality Control (QC) problems at manufacturing facilities
  • Complete the First Piece Article inspection process in Engineering
  • Perform these and other duties and responsibilities through self-initiative, leadership, and collaboration to achieve NPD goals

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • BS Mechanical Engineering, MSME Preferred
  • Ability to communicate in the Japanese language is required
  • 2+ years related work experience in electric motors or similar industry
  • Aptitude for Pro/E 2/3D CAD solid modeling skills in supporting new and existing product designs
  • Proficiency in fan, motor ventilation schemes, and blower design
  • Possess strong problem-solving skills with experience in fractional motor design and process
  • Demonstrated experience and proven results in driving projects from concept to production
  • Experience working with all functional areas of an organization such as Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing, Procurement, and Materials.
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to see and understand elegant design solutions that might not be apparent to others; creative, ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking
  • Ability to handle competing demands and multi-tasking requirements

Additional Job Details

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Nidec
Nidec is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, genetic information, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following website:

No Soliciting

Nidec will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Nidec Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.

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