Description - Mechanical Engineering (Sustaining) (San Francisco, California)
Product - Wearable Fitness Tracker
We are in search of a versatile and motivated Mechanical Engineer to be the go to ME for Sustaining Hardware Engineering. You will interface with all Hardware Engineering teams, as well as work with Manufacturing, Operations and worldwide suppliers.
What you will do:
Conduct rapid feasibility studies to design for optimal cost, schedule, and performance
Design mechanical components for products in the production lifecycle as needed
Oversee internal and external builds
Drive manufacturability and tooling root cause analysis for production lifecycle parts
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
Experience we’d like to see:
BS in Mechanical Engineering related disciple or demonstrated equivalent experience
2+ years’ experience designing consumer oriented products with emphasis on highly cosmetic plastic injection molding, sheetmetal, and mechanisms
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.
Self directed, creative
Can articulate & defend engineering decisions
About FItbit - www.fitbit.com
Fitbit empowers and inspires you to lead a healthier, more active life. We design health and fitness products and experiences that fit seamlessly into your life — because achieving your goals comes from what you do every day. We give you the insights and encouragement to make smart choices, to see how small everyday changes add up to big results.