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Mechanical Process Development Engineer-Entry Level



Mechanical Process Development Engineer-Entry Level

Our Polymicro business within Phillips-Medisize is seeking an entry level Mechanical Process Development Engineer to support our Phoenix, Arizona location. The primary responsibility of this role will be developing processes, equipment and tooling for new and existing assembly products. The ideal candidate is someone that graduated May 2022 or will graduate Dec 2022.

Polymicro Technologies is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of silica capillary tubing and specialty optical fibers, optical fiber and capillary assemblies, discrete microcomponents and quartz optical fiber ferrules.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Use customer product requirements supplied by the sales department to create drawings and process documentation for use by the manufacturing and/or engineering department to generate products
  • Design jigs and fixtures for use in production areas. Troubleshoot product design & product assembly methods
  • Assist in assembly product quotations
  • Author and execute material, process, and equipment validations based upon predefined statistical techniques and risk management standards
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems. Analyze mechanical or process problems and take corrective action within scope of responsibilities. Hands-on approach to troubleshooting and diagnosis of equipment operations problems, make adjustments, replace component parts, and arrange for external repairs
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of assigned engineering projects
  • Meet/visit customer to discuss technical issues and new product or process developments
  • Must have an innovative & creative thought process since many of the products designed & produced are cutting edge prototypes with no prior build history
  • Follow company policy and procedures to communicate changes
  • Maintain a safe work environment and good housekeeping practices
  • Understand, support, and contribute to current Molex Total Quality Management (TQM), Six Sigma, International Standards Organization (ISO) and Environmental, and/or Health and Safety (EH&S) Management Systems by following stated policies and procedures

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s Degree – Mechanical or Process Engineering (obtained by December 2022)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 2 + years of Mechanical Design experience
  • Experience in the field of specialty optical fibers or fiber optic assemblies
  • Familiarity with machine shop capabilities
  • Knowledge of SAP

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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