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Legrand NA Mechanical Engineer in Reno, Nevada

At a Glance

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join the Data Center Power & Control Team in Reno, NV. The Mechanical Design Engineer will work closely with design and manufacturing teams to develop, test and finalize product documentation and bill of material (BOM) for existing and newly developed products using CAD and product lifecycle management (PLM) software. This position will support sustaining engineering functions creating engineering change orders (ECO) and reviewing documentation and BOMs for completeness and accuracy.

What Will You Do?

  • Design sheet metal enclosures around electromechanical assemblies using CAD software and applying DFM principles.

  • Using CAD and PLM software, create, review and release design drawings ranging from sheet metal fabrication, product assembly, cabling/wiring, and part specification.

  • Within the PLM system, create, modify, and review finished good BOMs.

  • Execute excel macros in effort to create consistent BOMs.

  • Generate product subassembly BOMs and documentation packages that will be used for prototyping, testing, and product release.

  • Support Product Management requests on product wiring diagrams and 3D step model generation.

  • Execute ECO on first article and production parts. Change orders will consist of BOMs and design drawing updates.

  • Research and resolve issues associated to PLM and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) databases.

  • Perform and report prototype enclosure fit checks, mechanical pull tests, and other mechanical impact and load tests.

  • Assist with designing and testing manufacturing fixtures to ease product assembly.

  • Assist with developing document methods for process improvement, control and accuracy.

  • Perform all tasks in a timely manner and proactively communicate schedule changes with peers and mangers.

  • Promote positive company user relations by projecting a courteous, helpful attitude and assisting employees when appropriate.

  • Display original thinking and creativity; Meet challenges with resourcefulness; Generate suggestions for improving work; Develop innovative approaches and ideas.

  • Display willingness to make decisions; Exhibit sound and accurate judgment; Support and explain reasoning for decisions; Include appropriate people in decision-making process (specifically Department Managers); Make timely decisions.

Required Skills


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University with emphasis in Mechanical Engineering or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • 2-3 years’ experience in engineering role


  • Experience with product design using CAD and PLM software. Autodesk Suite (Inventor, Vault, and AutoCad) and Agile PLM experience a plus.

  • Experience with executing ECOs using PLM software and understands document revision processes.

  • Experience with generating and reviewing PLM product BOMs.

  • Ability to analyze production assembly improvements and create manufacturing fixtures/processes to ease production.

  • Experience with mechanical product testing and reporting.

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) database a plus.

  • Knowledge of mechanical drawing standards a plus.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to provide information across multiple groups in the Company including Engineering, Marketing, and Sales.

  • Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently.

  • Project management skills including planning, organizing, meeting facilitation and coordinating tasks.

  • Computer proficient with knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/Outlook). Experience with Macros a plus.

About Legrand

Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers. For more information, visit legrand.com.

About Legrand North and Central America

Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting). LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network. LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit legrand.us.

About Legrand’s Data Center Power and Control Division

Legrand’s Data, Power & Control (DPC) division is a global provider of award winning technology and infrastructure products which serve the expanding requirements of today’s data centers and related ecosystems. Our innovative products are principally sold under the Starline, Raritan, Server Technology, US Safety Trolley, and Legrand brand names. As a leading provider of best in class overhead power supply system’s, intelligent PDUs, KVM switches, connectivity, cabinet and containment solutions, our goal is to support next generation technologies with flexibility for future growth and energy and installation efficiencies, united by superior design. For more information, visit raritan.com and servertech.com





Equal Opportunity Employer

External Company Name: Legrand North America

Street: 1040 Sandhill Road