Manufacturing Engineer, New Product Introduction, Fitbit
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent practical experience.
- 5 years of experience with process or product development with electro-mechanical products.
- Experience in manufacturing process or fixture development and validation.
- Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related technical field.
- Experience with high-volume and high-precision consumer electronics.
- Experience in one or more of the following areas: automation, adhesives, leak testing, sealing and waterproofing, lean manufacturing, manufacturing process layout and optimization.
- Experience in generating functional requirements specifications and tolerance analysis.
- Experience in Manufacturing process and/or fixture development and validation.
About the job
Google has one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world. Your team is responsible for providing the manufacturing capability to deliver this state-of-the-art physical infrastructure. As a Manufacturing Engineer, you evaluate the product designs and create the processes, tools and procedures behind Google's powerful search technology. When vendors build parts for our infrastructure, you're right there alongside ensuring manufacturing processes are repeatable and controlled. You collaborate with Commodity Managers and Design Engineers to determine Google's infrastructure needs and product specifications. Your work ensures the various pieces of Google's infrastructure fit together perfectly and keep our systems humming along smoothly for a seamless user experience.
Fitbit’s wide range of innovative products, including smartwatches, trackers, and a smart scale, help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration, and guidance to reach their health and fitness goals. Coupled with our leading software and Fitbit Premium, our immersive platform experience delivers personalized experiences, insights, and guidance to support our users’ health and wellness. Fitbit’s mission has always been to help make everyone in the world healthier and now, as part of Google we’ll be able to make health even more accessible to everyone.
- Lead product definition and architecture selection, in collaboration with design and ID teams, via early DFx engagement in areas (e.g., precision electronic assembly, automation, sealing, adhesives, metal fabrication and finishing, injection molding, display design, PCBA design and fabrication, and leak testing).
- Identify, investigate, analyze, and integrate new manufacturing processes, technology, and equipment in support of program objectives.
- Collaborate with manufacturing partners, by identifying functional requirements, researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment, and conferring with equipment providers.
- Improve manufacturing efficiency via analysis and planning of work flow, space requirements, production capacity, and equipment layout.
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