General Information

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Career area:
Hardware Engineering
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Yokohama-shi - Kanagawa - Japan

Why Work at Lenovo

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Description and Requirements

About Organization

At Lenovo, we Never Stand Still. Every day, every employee at Lenovo is focused on moving forward, rejecting traditional limits, and always seeking a better way.

We’re looking for a thermal engineer within Consumer Product Solution Development (CPSD) at Lenovo. In this role you will work directly with engineering teams responsible for building new innovations and unique experiences.

You’ll be part of highly dynamic technology team and engineering solutions from concept, to design, to mass production. In this role you will be working with both local and globally distributed teams and will be responsible for software development, performance and power designs via SoC control for internal and partner integration. You will apply your knowledge of software to execute and oversee software development tasks associated with designing, developing, and debugging prototype experiences.

-  Report to : CPSD Japan in Yokohama, Japan

-  Subordinates : None

-  Number of Peers : 8

Roles and responsibilities

-       Thermal/power measurements on SoC platforms

-       Development of proof of concept (PoC) products and verifications

-       Regularly present prototype solutions and proposals to both technical and non-technical audiences.

-       Proactively engage with worldwide technical teams to ensure alignment of requirements and future vision of the product teams.

-       Domestic and international travel may be required (5%) for technical meetings, workshops and on-site collaboration activities.

-       Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, create de facto standard, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external tech communities, and interact with other members of the engineering community.


Key Interaction with:

- Lenovo development team in Yokohama, Japan

- Lenovo development team in US/China offices

- External ODM/SoC/OS development partner companies, both domestic and international

Position Requirements

Must Have:

-       BA in mechanical or thermal engineering or related engineering field, or equivalent experience.

-     3+ years thermal development experience on mass production products

-        Knowledge of PC HW architecture; OS, BIOS, ECFW

-        Problem debugging and solving skill

-        Possess strong mathematical, analytical, logic thinking, and problem-solving skills

-        Fluent English communication skill for both written (e-mail etc.) and verbal for daily activities. (TOEIC score 600 or up)

-      Daily Japanese conversation skill if the applicant’s native language is not Japanese.

Good to have:

-       MS/PhD in mechanical engineering, thermal engineering related quantitative field

-       Experience in translating marketing requirements into proof-of-concept designs

-       Proficient technical knowledge of thermal development tools and best practices

-     Experience in SW development (C++/Python preferable)

-        Thermal simulation and CAD tool experiences (FloTHERM preferable)

-        Strong written and verbal communication skills

-        Good teamwork and interpersonal skills

-        Data analysis based on statistics

-       TOEIC score 700 or above.

* Yokohama-shi - Kanagawa - Japan