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Mechanical/Hardware Engineer

Job ID 3015982 Location Boise, Idaho Date posted 09/19/2017


This position is for a mechanical hardware engineering position focused on the engineering development and/or customer assurance of HP toner printing supplies for LaserJet printers.

Responsibilities include

  • Specification, design, development and testing of the next generation products.
  • Perform technical analysis of assigned electro-mechanical assemblies using proper design of experiments and statistical methods.
  • Effectively communicate issues with the engine vendor OEM and successfully negotiate appropriate countermeasure resolutions.

Focus areas may include: print quality & reliability evaluation, research of OEM and competitive offerings including print quality, cost, performance, usability, shipping/storage, etc.

  • 1-2 international trips per year are typically required.



  • MS or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or an Electro-Photographic Printing System or Color Science related field.
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills.
  • Adept at creating plans and successfully executing them to achieve program goals.
  • Proficiency in English
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills to inform and persuade peers, managers, and strategic development partners.
  • Comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability and desire to handle a wide range of project responsibilities simultaneously.

Skills and Experiences Desired:

  • Experience with root cause failure analysis (measurements and diagnostics) associated with color image processing, materials properties, print process control parameters, and mechanical architecture design elements.
  • Experience with electro-photography and color science issues as it applies to mono and color laser printer development.