Teradyne Mechanical Engineer in Heredia, Costa Rica


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Duties & Responsibilities:

If being part of a global team, that is both exciting and dynamic excites you, then Teradyne may be the place for you! Here you will get the chance to work on cutting edge technology. Our Engineers thrive on a dynamic, customer-driven, global work environment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Join Teradyne's team as a skilled sustaining Mechanical Engineer. You will have superior communication skills both written and verbal able to 'address your audience' be it; customers, vendors and other internal teams. You will be a naturally curious and driven problem solver rolling up your sleeves to debug system level issues. You will also be highly skilled with SolidWorks able to interpret other's designs and modify them as needed to solve critical customer issues.

Working with Engineers in the Support Engineering Group your primary focus will be to support our customers. You will integrate with all parts of the organization to understand and resolve engineering related defects for the installed base of existing Semiconductor Test ATE platforms.

  • Investigation and resolution of both production and customer issues with released products.

  • Must be capable of leading activities to resolve factory “line-down” issues in a timely and efficient manner, taking ownership of issues from identification of issue through deployment of resolution.

  • Integrate with all parts of semi-test organization to support installed base for engineering related mechanical activities

  • Generation of specifications, details, BOM’s, and assemblies

  • Understanding of product development and manufacturing processes

  • ECO/ECN generation and implementation

  • Implementation of DFM and DFA principles

  • Small to medium project administration

  • Prototype procurement and vendor selection

  • Participation in design reviews and required meetings

  • Coordination of material rework activities

  • Travel to customer sites, other Teradyne sites, or manufacturers located anywhere in the world to investigate and solve engineering issues. Estimated travel to be 5-10%.

Employment Category:

Regular Full Time



Position Subject to ITAR controls:


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required:

Skills Required:

  • Experience working with E/M packaging layout and design including sheet metal, plastics, cabling, and PC Boards

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of general drafting and design standards including ANSI Y14.5 and GD & T.

  • Solid understanding of DFM/DFA design principles

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of SolidWorks and have experience working with large models

  • Working knowledge of Compliance/Regulatory design requirements

  • Ability to investigate technical fit and fabrication problems through tolerance analysis

  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision

  • Able to absorb, assimilate and synthesize information quickly

  • Must be self-motivated, team oriented, and “hands-on”

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and integration skills including the ability to foster and sustain communication between cross-functional groups located throughout the world

  • Minimum of 8+ years direct experience

  • Education: BSME required

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Teradyne is a leading supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications. Teradyne Automated Test Equipment (ATE) is used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems, which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers. Our Industrial Automation products include Collaborative Robots used by global manufacturing and light industrial customers to improve quality and increase manufacturing efficiency. In 2016, Teradyne had revenue of $1.75 billion and currently employs approximately 4,300 people worldwide. Our stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TER.

Job Title:

Mechanical Engineer

Relocation Available (Some relocation assistance has been approved for this role):



CRI - Heredia - Costa Rica

EEO Statement::

The above listed position may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment.

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