Nest - Product Design Engineer

Description - Product Design Engineer

Product: Smart Home Consumer Electronics

The work:

Design the architectural layout and detailed plastic and metal components of a consumer electronics product
Work with electrical engineering, ID, and marketing team members to conceptualize, define, design, build, and test new products
Make detailed 3D CAD models, search out materials, components and systems for the product
Build and troubleshoot prototypes, analyze results of reliability testing, iteratively improve the design and bring to production
Work with manufacturing partners in Asia and the U.S., including travel to manufacturing sites

Minimum qualifications:
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
2+ years of work experience, including 2 years of experience in mechanical engineering or related technical field (e.g. Product Design)
Proficient in 3D CAD modeling
Excellent English language communication skills

Preferred qualifications:
Preferred previous industry experience designing handheld, or small home electronics products
Strong working knowledge of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals
Familiarity with Unigraphics NX
Hands on experience with machine shop tools
Demonstrated ability in plastic and metal design
Has strong design sense with an eye for detail
Working knowledge of structural FEA
Familiar with a myriad of manufacturing techniques and DFM (Design for Manufacturing) review and feedback for suppliers
Familiar with electromechanical assemblies: LCD’s, batteries, sensors, flexes, PCB’s, antennas, buttons, etc.
Good communicator, excellence driven, problem solver, self-starter, analytical
Mandarin language skills a plus
Thrives in chaos, obsessed with customer experience, fanatic about the details, scrappy and willing to wear multiple hats, focused on owning the end-to-end product experience, will do what it takes to get the job done, passionate about how technology can make peoples lives better

About Nest -

Nest reinvents unloved but important home products, like the thermostat and smoke & CO alarm. The company focuses on delighting customers with simple, beautiful and thoughtful hardware, software and services. The Nest Learning Thermostat™ and Nest Energy Services offerings address home energy consumption, and the Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide™ alarm helps keep people safe. Nest products are sold in the Belgium, Canada, France, Ireland, Netherlands, U.K. and U.S., and are installed in more than 120 countries. The Nest Learning Thermostat has helped save more than 2 billion kWh of energy to date. The Nest Developer Program makes it possible for Nest devices to interact with other products to help people save energy, improve their safety, and stay comfortable in their homes.

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