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Mechanical Engineer- Naugatuck Facility

Palco Connector, an affiliate of The Phoenix Company, is seeking a highly motivated Mechanical Engineer to support the design and development of RF product applications with our growing electronics business.  Your primary responsibility for this role will be leading the design activities to develop, evaluate, maintain and improve manufacturing methods and solutions that meet customer application requirements.  You will partner with the Engineering, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing teams to evaluate customer needs and consider design options to balance performance requirements with cost.  You will provide engineering assistance, problem resolution, training and other engineering duties, supporting various aspects of production.

This dynamic role involves identifying and initiating designs of a complex nature.  We are seeking an Engineering Degree candidate with a minimum of 5 years of Mechanical Engineering and/or equivalent  electronics manufacturing background. This individual will utilize AutoCAD, Inventor or similar 3-D design software tools to help implement, calculate, analyze, test and evaluate designs necessary for successful completion and development. Many of the Mechanical Engineering activities involve “hands on” development and initiative to work independently. This role will require a strong desire to learn and apply engineering principles to transition products from product conception to final production.      

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Palco Connector is a diversified global connector manufacturing company, serving customers in the military, medical and telecommunications markets. Established in 1978, we use our vertical integration to efficiently service U.S. and foreign customers, while pursuing global markets. We have a strong team atmosphere and emphasize customer focus through quality, lead-time and responsive service.   


Send resume with salary history to:

Palco Connector - 22 Great Hill Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770

Attention: Human Resources

Email: Lstone@phoenixofchicago.com

Confidential Fax:  (630)477-0332


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. EEO is the Law   

We offer excellent compensation along with Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, 401(k), Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off and Flextime.