Senior Mechanical Engineer

Engineering Westlake Village, California


Description

Position at Blue Microphones

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Streamers and Creators

Logitech Streamers and Creators, offers a range of audio and video recording tools for almost any application in both professional and consumer markets. From our flagship studio Bottle microphone to the world’s #1 USB Yeti microphones, we have products that inspire creativity.   

 

The Role:

The Senior Mechanical Engineer works with the Mechanical Engineering team as an integral part of the new product development process.  New technologies and techniques direct our design driven mechanical engineering development process. Collaboration skills and an optimistic can-do attitude are required.

We’re a small team of passionate product makers with backgrounds from both the audio industry and consumer electronics. Join our team and help us grow our new innovative products that offer cutting-edge design and performance.

 The ideal candidate will combine experience in the relevant industries with a passion for the creation of innovative and visionary products. Candidates should have experience in product development projects that include collaboration with electrical engineering, industrial engineering, product management, manufacturing, and operations.  Experience with Travel to China and launching new products with China based manufacturing is required.   

Your Contribution:

Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

• Design, analysis, documentation and testing of complex mechanical parts and assemblies. Analyze critical areas of design with the use of appropriate analysis tools.

• Play a key role in ensuring the final design meets quality and cost goals, and achieves specifications of reliability, manufacturability, and functionality.

• Partner with Manufacturing teams/Suppliers to ensure our designs are optimized for mass production.

• Resolve ME issues/challenges.

• Partner and collaborate with other worldwide functions to achieve seamless product development.

• Launch the development and qualification of plastic tooling, Die cast tooling, stamping, including design debug.

Qualified candidates will have a BSME and 10+ years of diverse experience in the development of consumer/pro audio products, consumer electronics, or other electro-mechanical products that range between low and high volume manufacturing. Candidates must have strong skills and experience using SolidWorks/ProE 3D modeling and drafting packages, with excellent document control practices. Candidates must be experienced in designing parts for injection molding, die-casting, machining, and stamping, which go through various finishing processes, including painting or plating. Candidates should have experience working with overseas vendors.

This role will lead/own the mechanical development in one of our programs and will be independently driving the mechanics side of the program, developing new parts and delivering on build timelines.

Candidates will be expected to have critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills, able to work independently or in a team environment and be Proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in a high output environment. Must be adaptable and comfortable with a fast-paced working environment, and must be able to effectively communicate across all relevant departments (e.g. International Team, Electrical Engineers, Audio Consultants, Product Managers, Program Managers, Supply Chain, etc.)

Candidate will be a contributor on exciting new product development projects, as well as solving design and manufacturing challenges on existing product lines. Prior experience or familiarity with audio or consumer electronics products is a requirement. Candidates must be able to identify and resolve the critical issues of a project, must have excellent verbal and written English communication skills, Periodic international travel will be required.

Mechanical Engineering skills and responsibilities:

  • Be hands on, participating in programs playing the role of a mechanical engineer.

  • Ability to complete structural analysis with Ansys or equivalent simulation package

  • Experience with Rapid Prototyping(polyjet, sla, fdm, casting, machining)

  • Document Bills of Materials and Assembly operations as required

  • Supporting product ideation and conceptualization 

  • Interaction with Industrial Design function: ID model evaluation and feedback

  • High-level product architecture and mechanical layout

  • Detailed component design

  • Selection of process, materials, and finishes to achieve ID and functionality

  • Experience working with quality engineering groups 

  • SolidWorks – 3D modeling, assembly management, 2D drafting

  • Supplier communication, selection, and design reviews

  • Review and approval of DFM reports

  • Resolution of tooling/process/production issues

  • Creating or revising SOP documents for assembly and testing

  • Experience working directly with international vendors and manufacturers

 

Qualifications:

  • A mechanical engineering degree and 10+ years of new product development experience  focused on consumer electronic products

  • Direct experience in working with China contract manufacturers and US based engineering

  • Proven ability to operate effectively within a small dynamic group, as well as in a complex organization

  • Excellent organizational and hands on troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Positive Attitude and willingness to learn

 

If you are interested in the opportunity to join the team at this unique and exciting brand, please submit a resume describing your skills, relevant experience, and prior work history.  This job is located in Westlake Village, CA

 

Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.

 “All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”

 

If you require an accommodation to complete any part of the application  process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 510-713- 4866 for assistance.

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