- Plastics injection molding
- Product development
- Health insurance
- Vision insurance
- Stock options
- Dental insurance
We're looking for an experienced and creative Mechanical Engineer to design, optimize and execute hardware development. The work will require highly integrated and innovative design with the likelihood of generating IP along the way. You should have experience in consumer electronics (handheld an advantage) and a solid knowledge of the iterative product development cycle. Expertise in plastic part manufacturing, injection molding and tooling design essential.
Our ideal candidate is a passionate engineer who will bring knowledge, expertise and confidence to the team, as well as an infectious desire to create amazing products.
Develop mechanical designs from concept, to detail design, to full-scale manufacturing
Help design for manufacturability (DFM), and design for assembly (DFA) tasks and facilitate transition toward high volume production
Drive failure analyses and design of experiments (DOEs) to reach design solutions and corrective actions
Define mechanical component requirements based on overall system performance requirements
Evaluate and select various materials and processes for optimal performance and manufacturability
Determine the appropriate methods of test for both prototype and production level hardware
Engage in cross-company collaboration between design, electrical, firmware, and other teams
Build and foster relationships with internal and external teams/partners
Contribute to informed decisions from technical, business and user experience perspectives
Perform other job-related duties as required
3-5+ years of relevant experience, consumer electronics or medical industry preferred
BS in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant fields
Proficiency in CAD modeling (SolidWorks preferred)
Disciplined in GD&T practices with close attention to datum establishment and tolerance analyses
Familiar with fast prototyping methods
Experience with hands-on projects and fluency with workshop tools
Expertise in high volume DFM as well as product and process validation
Experience in designing highly integrated electromechanical assemblies
Strong knowledge of various materials and manufacturing processes
Experience of bringing a product or assembly through its entire lifecycle from initial concept to production manufacturing
Excellent communication and teamwork
Why work at Ember?
Ember Technologies, Inc. is a design-led temperature control brand whose mission is to revolutionize the way people eat and drink. Founded by inventor and serial entrepreneur Clay Alexander, Ember creates, designs and develops household products that offer consumers complete customization of their food and beverage temperature. Ember's Travel Mug and Ceramic Mug are the most advanced coffee mugs on the market, allowing individuals to set and maintain their preferred drinking temperature for hot beverages. Ember's world-class team consists of product designers, engineers and executives formerly with Apple, Microsoft, Nokia, Under Armour, Skechers, Beats by Dre and Amazon Labs.
What you need to know
Comprehensive health benefits (medical, vision, dental, etc)
401(k) retirement plans
Flexible PTO policy
Paid volunteer days
What you really want to know
Coffee. Lots of coffee
Cool swag + your very own Ember mug!
Catered lunches through EAT Club
Fully stocked fridge & pantry with all the snacks your heart desires
Daily ping pong tournaments
Potential celebrity sightings
Guaranteed puppy sightings
Team happy hours
Spontaneous team outings!