Expert Mechanical Innovation Engineer

Engineering Cork, Ireland


Position at Logitech

The Logitech MX group is seeking an experienced Expert Mechanical Engineer to join a cross-functional team designing and developing consumer electronic products.

You will be an integral member of a global group that defines and develops new consumer devices from concept through to production.

As a key member of the Logitech MX team, the candidate is responsible for combining engineering expertise, testing and a relentless pursuit of creating the best products that are sold around the world, enabling creative professionals to excel.

A strong knowledge of electronics and electronic systems design is an advantage.



Move fast. Speak up. Decide and own. Drive change. Exceed customer needs. These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech.

As a key member of Cork STUDIO, you will be responsible for ideating, exploring  & prototyping mechanical & electromechanical solution concepts that transform user experiences. Along with delivering mechanical product designs for MX products, from the Product Front End through product development and into successful mass production in the Far East.

You will also contribute to innovation and technology programs to enable MX product evolution.

  • Development of user centric MX products and participate in the development of User Experience (UX) research to develop customer focused products.

  • Develop product architectures and new technology concepts

  • Develop mechanism design

  • Build mechanical/electromechanical proof of concepts to evaluate function, manufacturability, and/or robustness

  • Ensure high quality robust design of complex mechanical systems and components using tools such as dFMEA, QFD and FEA simulation.

  • Analyze data generated from builds and lab experiments

  • Work with Industrial Designers, and product development teams to define and develop products from concept to Mass Production

  • Perform tolerance analyses to verify performance of mechanisms and cosmetic specifications in the presence of high volume dimensional variation

  • Detailed 3D design and 2D documentation of all parts and assemblies

  • Interacting with vendors as well as internal  Manufacturing, supply Chain, NPI and Supplier Quality Engineering groups in the Far East to develop manufacturing processes, tooling

  • Define reliability testing requirements and equipment

  • Drive Innovation in the MX product category and continuous improvement/advancement of Engineering capabilities

  • Strong knowledge and experience in rapid prototyping, functional lab testing of concepts and analysis of test data.

  • Optimize designs for cost, performance and quality



For consideration, please bring the following minimum skills and behaviors:

  • 6-8 years experience in Mechanical Design development of high volume consumer electronic products

  • Detailed knowledge of plastics, metal,  injection molding and tooling

  • Strong knowledge in Electro-Mechanical design and implementation

  • Fluent in Design/Development process and tools of high volume manufacturing

  • Fluent in Pro/Engineer or similar 3D CAD package including Advanced Surfacing

  • Highly skilled in problem solving

  • ‘Design Thinking’ mindset

  • Strong Communication skills with experience in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams.

  • Also good at interacting with senior team and management

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team 

  • Able to speak up and own

  • Strong knowledge in ANSYS simulation software

  • Strong Presentation skills

  • A passion for electronics is a strong advantage

  • Experience in C/C++ embedded programming and embedded systems interfaces 

  • Knowledge + understanding of sensors + actuators 

  • Strong Hardware + Firmware debugging skills

  • Strong Soldering and wiring abilities

  • Keen interest in latest tech and computing trends


In addition, preferable skills and behaviors include...

  • Experience on Arduino & mBed platforms

  • Working knowledge of analog, i2c, spi, usb + pwm interfaces

  • BLE, Touch, IMU and HID knowledge

  • Visual Studio + GIT experience

  • Video and/or photo editing




 Bachelor's  Degree in Mechanical/mechatronics/Electro - Mechanical Engineering (or similar)

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, age, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”

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