Lead Mechanical Engineer at Jabil Inc.

Posted in Engineering 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: saint petersburg, Florida

Job Description:

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. We are proud to be a trusted partner for the world's top brands, offering comprehensive engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain solutions. With over 50 years of experience across industries and a vast network of over 100 sites worldwide, Jabil combines global reach with local expertise to deliver both scalable and customized solutions. Our commitment extends beyond business success as we strive to build sustainable processes that minimize environmental impact and foster vibrant and diverse communities around the globe.


Jabil is seeking a Lead Manufacturing Engineer to work in our St. Petersburg, FL location.  The Lead Manufacturing Engineer will lead highly complex mechanical hardware designs for customer or innovation projects.  This person will also be responsible for ensuring technical milestones are achieved, as well as guiding other team members' designs and leads technical design reviews.  


  • Ensures specification requirements input and design outputs align.   This engineer will have demonstrated experience at releasing products into a production environment.

  • Leader in developing and validating complex mechanical products that are required across all Business Units.

  • Leads/supervises mechanical design utilizing standard tools.

  • Directs all aspects of mechanical design with minimal supervision.

  • Mentors/coaches/trains engineers with less experience

  • Partners with system architects to review and clarify design requirements and define the appropriate mechanical/thermal architecture.

  • Expertly assemble prototypes and verify form/fit/function.

  • Work with and manage external component suppliers/manufacturers and provide input to their product roadmaps.

  • Communicates technical aspects of a project effectively to internal and external customers.

  • Define design innovations and potential patentable solutions.

  • Leads resolution of complex design issues and manages design trade-offs. Work as part of a global team.

  • Assess a project and articulating risk while developing project milestones.

  • Develop projects in a stage-gate process (PLCQ) 

  • Mentor less experienced engineers.

  • Leads ME projects with multiple engineers assigned.

  • Leads cross-functional and ME design reviews.

  • Other duties as may be assigned.


  • Mechanical Engineering Degree (BSME/MSME/PhD or equivalent experience)

  • 8+ years of experience in mech design and / or verification or another key competency

  • Detailed knowledge (with moderate complexity) of Industry or specific sector, regulatory and safety standards. 

  • Broad knowledge developing high complexity projects that have required one of more of Mechanical Engineering Design specializations or competencies: Tolerance Analysis, DFM, Serviceability

  • Detailed knowledge and use of key development tools and design standards: 3D CAD, Finite Element Analysis, Tolerances, Manufacturing Principles, Interference Checks.

  • Strong Communication Skills, both verbal and written.


Along with growth, stability, and the opportunity to be challenged, Jabil offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, and Vision Insurance with HRA and HSA options

  • 401K match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Pet Insurance

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Annual Merit Increases

  • Community Volunteer Opportunities


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Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Accessibility Accommodation  

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Jabil.com/Careers site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to Always_Accessible@Jabil.com or calling 727-803-7988 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to.

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