Interpublic Group San Francisco , CA 94118
Senior Mechanical Engineer
About Speck Design
Speck Design is the innovation and product design team within FutureBrand. Speck is a team of strategists, designers, and makers who have helped organizations identify and create groundbreaking products for 20 years. Clients including Google, Samsung, Audi, and Silicon Valley's leading start-ups come to Speck Design when they want to create innovative products and need a team who is able to conduct generative research, apply world-class design, and engineer for manufacturing all under one roof. We're driven to design products that elevate our humanity and look to work with companies who have like-minded aspirations. By bringing together FutureBrand's ability to create forward thinking brand strategies and Speck's ability to design next generation products and services, the combined team brings its clients' brands to life in a way that is both timely and authentic.
We're looking for Senior Mechanical Engineer to join the FutureBrand Speck team in the Redwood City office.
Design mechanical assemblies, components, mechanisms, and highly-cosmetic customer-facing parts for mass production. Generate test and manufacturing specifications for these items
Integrate industrial design input to produce beautifully crafted parts and user experiences
The ability to project manage projects, including interfacing to the client as the technical voice of the project
Select and specify materials for components
Perform engineering analyses of parts and assemblies (FEA, fatigue, manufacturability, FMEA, root cause analysis, DOE creation)
Iterate design concepts by rapid prototyping physical models (3D printing, machining, etc)
Create and maintain documentation of product development (2D drawings, design notes, assembly methods, test specifications)
BA/BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent practical experience.
7 years' experience designing and developing success mechanical parts.
Expert in Mechanical Design, 3D CAD tools. Must be highly capable using Solidworks
Proven ability to integrate electronic sensors, motors, and motion control components to perform mechatronic tasks.
Strong analytical skills including FMEA, tolerance analysis, and statistical methods.
Experience in Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Design for Assembly (DSA) and Design for Service
Collaboration skills, with experience working with UX and ID teams
Ability to manage multiple projects, and producing excellent results in high-stress environments
Team leadership skills and interpersonal skills
Medical device development experience
Experience in designing and implementing systems with linear actuators, stepper and servo motors, electro hydraulic systems
Knowledge of drawing standards and geometric dimensioning per ASME Y14.5
Understanding of mechanical tolerances and GD&T
Ability to use Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PPT, etc) and industry SW (LabView, Matlab, Python, COMSOL).
Proficiency in a machine shop, lathe, mill, CNC mill and hand tools
Experience with the various forms of rapid prototyping technologies, including additive technologies, rapid tooling, prototype injection molding and metal laser sintering
Experience with Arduino hardware/software or other micro controllers