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Senior Design Engineer

Req ID: J2361907-IL

  • Location
    St. Petersburg/Tampa, Florida, United States of America
  • Category Design Services Group
  • Posted Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description

Jabil Defense and Aerospace Services is seeking an experienced Senior Design Engineer to work onsite in St. Petersburg, FL.  The Senior Design Engineer will be a subject matter expert and able to convey technical solutions to other engineers and to business personnel. They will have a good understanding of multiple CAD packages and cross-functional design implications, as well as capable of being the lead engineer involved in a cross-functional team.

  • This is an onsite in-person position.

  • This job requires U.S. citizenship.

  • Performance-based bonus.


  • Subject Matter Expert able to drive cross-functional project teams in solving technical problems and overcoming hurdles that may affect project timelines.

  • Experience in releasing a product into a manufacturing production environment.

  • Represents Jabil Defense and Aerospace in technical customer discussions/meetings.

  • Work with Project Managers and Lead Design Engineer in the quoting process

  • Provide technical input to help identify and solve project risks that may affect overall project plans and schedules.

  • Participate in all elements of design/VAVE engineering including design reviews and design verification, supply chain & supplier interaction, transfer to design/manufacturing.

  • Provide onsite technical support for manufacturing builds including engineering prototypes, NPI & production releases.

  • Be involved in feedback loop from manufacturing, engineering, and quality teams to improve the current DFM process and outputs provided to mitigate liability and risk to product and quality.

  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in any Engineering discipline from an accredited four-year college or university

  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience working in a Manufacturing Environment

  • At least 2 years of experience as a Design Engineer

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Customer Service experience required

  • PMP Certification is a plus


Along with growth, stability, and the opportunity to be challenged, Jabil offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans with HRA and HSA options

  • 401K

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plans

  • Time off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Pet Insurance

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Annual Merit Increases

  • Community Volunteer Opportunities

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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