Mechanical Engineer

Motorola Solutions

Plantation, FL

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we're guided by a shared purpose - helping people be their best in the moments that matter - and we live up to our purpose every day by solving for safer. Because people can only be their best when they not only feel safe, but are safe. We're solving for safer by building the best possible technologies across every part of our safety and security ecosystem. That's mission-critical communications devices and networks, AI-powered video security & access control and the ability to unite voice, video and data in a single command center view. We're solving for safer by connecting public safety agencies and enterprises, enabling the collaboration that's critical to connect those in need with those who can help. The work we do here matters.

Department Overview
As a world leader in wireless, broadband and internet technologies, Motorola Solutions is making products smarter – and life better – by unleashing the creativity of thousands of professionals from every corner of the globe. The mechanical engineering group is responsible for designing and manufacturing support of rugged handheld and mobile communication devices.

Job Description

Scope of Responsibilities/Expectations
As a mechanical engineer, you will be involved in the design and development activities of highly sophisticated communications devices for professional and mission critical markets in the commercial, government and industrial segments. Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing concept designs of mechanical sub-system that meets customer requirements and expectations, reliability and robustness requirements, manufacturing processes and safety guidelines

  • Work with a team of highly qualified engineers to generate the overall design concept for the mechanical subsystem architecture as well as the detailed design of the mechanical components which include design of injection molding plastic, die casting, sheet metal stamping, rubber and elastomers, and rigid and flexible printed circuit boards.

  • Interpreting and generating 2D drawings per mechanical drafting standards

  • Understanding of tolerances and effect on design (6sigma design methodology)

  • Setting up and maintaining bills of materials and releasing mechanical prints

  • Supporting prototype/pilot builds

  • Performing mechanical verification tests per products specifications and writing test reports

  • Compiling information for user manuals and/or instruction sheets

  • The applicant must be a flexible, results-oriented problem-solver who requires minimal supervision. Projects may vary greatly from one to the next, so the applicant must thrive on variety and enjoy taking on new challenges

Specific Knowledge/Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 1+ years of mechanical engineering experience (internship or college projects are acceptable)

  • Strong familiarity and proficiency with PTC Creo 3D modeling and surfacing software, or equivalent, to design components and assemblies

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Able to communicate and present the conceptual ideas to the technical audiences.

  • Familiar with material properties and design guidelines of mechanical commodities such as plastics, die castings and sheet metal stamping.

  • Familiar with six sigma methodology or green belt/black belt certification will be added advantage.

  • Demonstrated experience of Finite Element Analysis for structural and heat transfer applications (college projects are acceptable).

  • Preference would be given to candidates with knowledge and experience of manufacturing and assembly processes involving injection molding, die casting, sheet metal stamping and compression molding, and application of Design for Manufacturability and Assembly

Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position.


Basic Requirements

Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering
Working knowledge of 3-D modeling

Travel Requirements
Under 10%

Relocation Provided

Position Type
New Grad

Referral Payment Plan

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401K with Company Match
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally-protected characteristic.

We are proud of our people-first and community-focused culture, empowering every Motorolan to be their most authentic self and to do their best work to deliver on the promise of a safer world. If you’d like to join our team but feel that you don’t quite meet all of the preferred skills, we’d still love to hear why you think you’d be a great addition to our team.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive and accessible recruiting experience for candidates with disabilities, or other physical or mental health conditions. To request an accommodation, please email