Principal Mechanical Engineer

Engineering Long Beach, California


Position at The HydraFacial Company

Do you naturally seek out opportunities to collaborate cross-functionally with other team members to solve product information? If so, then you are on the right track and we have the perfect job for you! Our Sustaining Engineering division is looking for an amazing Principal Mechanical Engineer to add to their team. If you want to be rewarded for taking charge and getting things done at a company with a more exciting story, cutting-edge products, and an awesome group of co-workers then look no further, keep reading!


  • You like optimizing existing products to make the user’s experience even better!
  • You love thoroughly solving problems and implementing solutions from conceptual phase through manufacturing.
  • You are a “hands-on” engineer. Whether it involves using shop tools to build samples or assembling test fixtures, you enjoy spending time in a lab or machine shop working with prototypes.
  • You enjoy the challenge of implementing cutting-edge technology into products.
  • You strive to apply DFM (design for manufacturability) principles in your projects to ensure smooth transition to production and production ramp-up.


  • Provide mechanical engineering expertise through design improvement activities to address problems reported by external and internal customers on existing product lines. Also, qualify replacements for production components reaching end-of-life to ensure continued production.
  • Develop prototypes, engage with suppliers, and design test fixtures.
  • Lead risk management activities such as dFMEAs, uFMEAs, pFMEAs, Hazard Analysis, and Top-Down Analysis throughout the project life cycle.
  • Plan, execute, and record Verification and Validation activities for projects whether it is an existing product or new product.
  • Prepare DHF project folder in alignment with Design Controls for medical devices.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with minimum of eight (8) years related experience.
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks: Individual CAD models, large assemblies, and drawings.
  • Expertise with verification and validation testing and documentation. Knowledge of statistical sampling and analysis is a plus.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Design Controls, risk management, usability engineering, and safety testing within medical device industry or other regulated industries.
  • Experience working with products requiring plastics, injection molding, and fluidics.
What else can you expect with HydraFacial?

PERKS! We proudly offer full health benefits, that’s medical, dental, vision, FSAs, HSAs, Accident Insurance, and even Pet Insurance for your furry family to name a few. We also provide Basic Life/AD&D and Long-Term Disability coverage at no cost to you! Top these benefits off with an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. A 401(K) plan with an Employer Match because your retirement is just as important to us. The best part about it, you will be fully vested immediately!

Every person here is a key contributor to our success. We are firm believers in making the little things count each day, so that the big things will follow. If this sounds like you, come check us out! This is the perfect opportunity to work with some of the best leaders in the industry while you gain the global experience to add to your professional toolbox.

We mean it when we say you’ll LOVE this role!