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Teledyne Mechanical Engineer-Swing Shift in Rancho Cordova, California

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Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides enabling technologies for industrial growth markets that require advanced technology and high reliability. These markets include aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, deepwater oil and gas exploration and production, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research.​

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Primary hours for this position are 2PM-10PM, Monday-Friday

Job Summary:

Ensure the manufacturing of Vacuum Envelopes and Travelling Wave tubes are produced per the required schedule with a focus on quality, cost, and manufacturability. Candidate will utilize engineering change orders, to design assemblies and process tooling/fixtures and have a solid understanding of mechanics, thermodynamics and materials. Candidate will work with vendors to ensure engineering design and quality is maintained. Test, implement and document tooling for applications requiring thermal, material, and tight tolerance specifications. Use Failure analysis techniques to resolve production failures, implement corrective and preventive actions, to improve yield and lead times.

Detailed Description:

  • Respond to the daily demands of production by utilizing analytical tools to resolve product and process related issues.

  • Design, develop and document production process, tooling, drawings to increase product manufacturability.

  • Identify production failures and utilize failure analysis tools to document and implement changes in process and procedures that will improve product.

  • Develops working relationship with multiple teams which include Material/Production Control, Research and Development, Test and external suppliers.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Basic Knowledge of ISO and/or AS9100

  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/6 Sigma/Kaizen

  • Resistance spot welding/ TIG/ Laser welding

  • Microscopes/Automated inspection equipment

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Blueprint interpretation, GD&T dimensioning.

  • Drafting (AutoCAD) – 3D modeling (Inventor or equivalent).

  • Analytical - Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

  • Design - Generates creative solutions; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.

  • Problem Solving – Use data based approached to analyze problems, identify root cause, and implement corrective action.

  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively.

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect;

  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals and values.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures including using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required and wearing company issued badge when on company property; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university in Engineering or Physics and a minimum of 3 years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

U.S. Citizen is required.

Salary Range:

$74,800.00 - $124,960.00

Teledyne and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other characteristic or non-merit based factor made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. ​

You may not realize it, but Teledyne enables many of the products and services you use every day .

Teledyne provides enabling technologies to sense, transmit and analyze information for industrial growth markets, including aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, energy, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research.