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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Orangeburg, NY, USA Req #98
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

At Crestron Electronics, Inc we build the technology that integrates technology.


We are proud to be the largest and most recognized brand in automation and control solutions, and the premier technology partner for fortune 500 businesses globally. Our products’ are integrated into new high-tech commercial buildings’ to include some of the most exciting real estate throughout the world.  Our clients include Google, Microsoft, AmazonLinkedIn and many others.  We are the leaders in the most exciting industry in the world!

Our automation and control solutions for homes and buildings allow our clients to control entire environments with the push of a button, integrating systems such as Audio Visual, Lighting, Shading, Security, Building Management Systems and HVAC to provide greater comfort, convenience and security.


We are seeking a polished, proactive and professional Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our Corporate Quality organization at our facility in Orangeburg, NY.  In this role within the Quality Assurance Engineering team, you will design and execute destructive tests to ensure that Crestron's products are robust, reliable, and fit for use within their intended application.  This testing includes drop, thermal & humidity, shock, impact, vibration, force, torsion, ESD, mechanical wear-out cycling, connector/cable performance, power fault, max electrical load, battery charging, miswiring, ESD, particle ingress, PCBA strain, BGA dye and pull, and many many more.  You will support this testing from start to finish - developing the test requirements for the product, supporting the lab technicians with performing the tests, reviewing/finalizing the test reports, and working with various engineering teams to review and correct any issues.


You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining general requirements/specifications documents for various material types and finished goods, as well as ensuring that all appropriate specifications are included in the Statements of Work (SOW) given to our suppliers, in conjunction with the Master Service Agreement (MSA).  The content of the specification documents can include, but is not limited to:  packaging, environmental, robustness, finished goods products (electrical, assembly, cosmetic, etc.), PCBs and PCBAs, plastics, metals, touch screens and displays, and cables.  To develop the specification documents, you will combine your pre-existing subject matter knowledge with information gained through cross-functional engineering collaboration and individual research into industry standards.  Collaboration with internal engineering teams to attain agreement on specifications will be key.


Additionally, you will review select field failure trends to determine root cause, and participate in the corrective action process.  This includes mechanical analysis of the defect and the execution of various performance and reliability tests in order to simulate conditions that may have caused the field unit failures. 


  • Develop the test requirements and plan for all new Crestron products.  Review the product's main design requirements to aid in development the test plan, and highlight areas of focus within the test plan.
  • Provide support and collaborate with the lab technicians as necessary by providing clear instructions for set-up and execution of tests.  
  • Review the lab test reports and ensure they are detailed and comprehensive, with clear desciptions of the test method, parameters, results, and issues identified.
  • Collaborate with various engineering teams to review the results of any lab tests that identified an issue with a product, and work towards resolution.
  • Collaborate with our external product suppliers to gain agreement on test requirements and test results for Crestron products made at OEM/ODM suppliers. 
  • Participate in the selection, deployment, configuration, and maintenance of specialized test equipment.
  • Perform in-depth research into industry standard practices and work with cross-functional team members to develop general requirements/specifications documents for various material types including, but not limited to: packaging, environmental, robustness, finished goods products (electrical, assembly, cosmetic, etc.), PCBs and PCBAs, plastics, metals, touch screens and displays, and cables.
  • Work collaboratively with product management to ensure that all appropriate specifications for each new product are included in the Statements of Work (SOW) given to our suppliers, in conjunction with the Master Service Agreement (MSA). This applies for component-level SOWs and finished goods level SOWs.
  • Participate in the FMEA process and corrective action activities.
  • Participate in the analysis and resolution of quality issues that relate to product reliability and/or mechanical failure.
  • Perform tests and mechanical analysis in support of quality engineering activities within the organization.
  • Participate in periodic safety reviews in the test lab.
  • Other related duties as required by management. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent discipline.  Master's degree not required, but is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience preferred in a Mechanical Engineering or related role. 
  • Must have experience with electronic/electromechanical assemblies and their operation
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft products, such as Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Must possess excellent problem resolution, judgement, and decision-making abilities.
  • Must be a high-energy, hands-on individual that is self-confident in his/her technical abilities.
  • Must be very detail-oriented and thorough in performing tasks.
  • Must be able to demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment.
  • Ability to independently perform in-depth research into unfamiliar subject matter areas and gain a working understanding of the principles
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a cross-functional team to communicate project status and issues, gain any required subject matter knowledge, and drive project teams towards agreement on specifications
  • Ability to manage multiple project workloads and meet deadlines on time
  • Must be a self-starter and have a drive to learn new skills, practice continuous improvement, and influence positive change into processes within the company.

Crestron Electronics offers a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 401K with company match, Paid Time Off, Holidays, On-site Amenities at NJ Headquarters & TX Facilities, Crestron Market Cafes, Fitness Centers, and Wellness Centers.

At Crestron Electronics, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion drive innovation. Crestron’s success hinges on continuing to build a workforce of unique individuals whose passion inspires us to create and revolutionize industry-leading products and services. There will always be more to accomplish, and at Crestron, we believe the best way forward is together. 


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Other details

  • Job Family Exempt
  • Job Function Professional
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
Location on Google Maps
  • Orangeburg, NY, USA