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Graduate Product Mechanical Engineer Large Format


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Location: 08174, Barcelona, Spain Posted: Oct 09, 2019

Job Description

The HP Barcelona site hosts the HP Large Format Printing & 3D Multi Jet Fusion printing business, having the responsibility for the Research and Development (R&D), Marketing and Operations for it. Join a creative and dynamic R&D team working on leading edge printing technology!

Primary Function

As a Product Mechanical engineer within the Operations department, he/she:

  • Actively participates in the New Products Design phases working closely with R&D labs providing the required inputs from Operations perspective (manufacturability, serviceability, cost, Dfx)
  • Drives the transition from early prototype stages to volume production at Worldwide Manufacturing Partners (MPa), working closely with other HP organizations in Asia responsible for production management.
  • Holds the engineering responsibility after production begins and improves the product and its related processes to optimize final product quality, cost and manufacturing efficiency.

All these activities take place in an environment of worldwide manufacturing and distribution, working with external Manufacturing Partners, as well as internal partners ranging from R&D, Supply Chain, regional distribution centers, to Marketing.

Key Responsibilities

a) New product generation (development phase)

  • Understand and analyze new product subsystems and components to:
  • Improve product reliability and quality, providing Design for manufacturing and serviceability feedback to R&D.
  • Ensure design is compatible with the chosen manufacturing processes.
  • Specify, design/outsource and qualify manufacturing equipment, tooling, tests and processes to guarantee industrialization. Provide support to production builds that happen during this phase at manufacturing site.

b) New product launch (introduction phase)

  • Guarantee that product launch can be done successfully in manufacturing by ensuring the readiness of manufacturing equipment, tooling, test and processes and by following up manufacturing metrics to correct deviations in order to achieve the right level of manufacturing stability.
  • Execute transfer of product design and manufacturing processes "know-how" to engineering Team(s) at manufacturing partners and HP team supporting production.

c) Cost reduction

Review existing products design to reduce the parts and manufacturing costs:

  • Identify opportunities and develop proposals.
  • Evaluate technical feasibility of cost reduction proposals.
  • Recommend projects to management where they are technically and financially sound.
  • Manage execution of the projects through partners.

d) Current products engineering responsibility

Identify and solve the causes of product quality and reliability problems:

  • Conduct failure analyses on products, materials and components, from customer and manufacturing data.
  • Work with partners (within and outside HP) to identify and design solutions.
  • Work closely with Customer Assurance team to effectively capture the main customer issues and drive their resolution.


  • Recent graduate in Bachelor's or Master's in Industrial, Mechanical or Organizational Engineering.
  • Solid technical background: Solid technical knowledge in Mechanical Engineering and manufacturing processes. Ms ME Engineering or equivalent.
  • Analysis capacity: Analytical and creativity skills for engineering experiments and problem resolution.
  • Interpersonal skills and teamwork: capable of building trustful relationships with partners and colleagues. Capable to provide/receive open and honest feedback in a positive attitude.
  • Project Management skills: Able to deploy technical implementation plans, timely track progress, identify deviations and proactively take corrective actions.
  • Excellent communication skills: ability to convey key messages to different stakeholders (Ops, program, management).
  • Excellent English
  • Flexibility and performance driven: Capable of managing different activities of varied nature at a time. Detailed action tracking and “can do” attitude to overcome roadblocks.


  • A Women Network that organizes activities all year long, such as the promotion of STEM vocations among girls.
  • Opportunity to work in an international organization with colleagues coming from all over the world.
  • Diverse internal growth and career opportunities.
  • An attractive package of benefits such as private health insurance, life insurance, lunch at reduced prices at our canteen, discounts on HP products, pension, and flexible working schedule etc.
  • Sports centre (indoor and outdoor); gym, squash courts, tennis courts, basketball courts and regular fitness classes such as Yoga, Pilates, etc.
  • We also dedicate time and resources to contribute with our community through Corporate Volunteering activities


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