Fit Bit - Mechanical Engineer – Product Engineering - San Francisco, California

Description: Mechanical Engineer – Product Engineering (San Francisco, California)

Product: Wearable fitness tracker

What you will do:

Conduct rapid feasibility studies to design for optimal cost, schedule, and performance.
Design mechanical components for accessories and product level devices as needed
Oversee internal and external builds
Drive manufacturability and tooling root cause analysis for production lifecycle parts
Design tooling and quality for accessories
Facilitate the appropriate use of Design reviews (internally and with external partners)
Contribute to the evolution of the Fitbit Design process including driving mechanical design validation processes
Plot data and generate reports, introduce new tools and processes for design improvements
Travel to Asia for builds and tactical problem solving (20%)
Mentor and develop junior engineers


BS in Mechanical Engineering related disciple or demonstrated equivalent experience
4+ years’ experience designing consumer oriented products with emphasis on highly cosmetic plastic injection molding, sheet metal, mechanisms, and accessories
Can articulate & defend engineering decisions
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with Far East suppliers and ODM’s
Volume ramp experience in consumer electronics
Team oriented and effective communicator
Highly proficient in 3D MCAD. Prefer ProEngineer / Creo.
Creative self-starter with an ability to devise solutions to complex problems with diverse, sometimes opposing, concerns
Agile Development and/or Kanban management
Expect excellence

About FitBit:

Fitbit is the market leader in the fast-growing category of connected health and fitness products. The Fitbit Product Engineering team in San Francisco is passionate about the products we build. We are responsible for Material Safely and Accessories from ideation to end-of-life and all hardware products from ramp to end-of-life. We are growing quickly and need your help to turn our exciting ideas into reality.

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