Contract Mechanical Engineer / Product Design Engineer
Hatch Duo Sunnyvale, CA
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Do you thrive in fast-paced environments that challenges your problem solving skills? Do you enjoy thinking outside the box and interested in designing-a-better-mouse-trap? Hatch Duo is a dynamic and exciting place to apply your love of learning and explore solutions. We design disruptive products for startup companies in spaces such as medical, scientific, energy, wearables, consumer electronics, commercial/industrial, enterprise, robotics, agriculture, health/fitness, etc. We are a team of creatives and encourage you to stretch your creative thinking as well.You will find a home at Hatch Duo if you have working knowledge and experience in product design/development and manufacturing. You happily tackle every engineering problem you face with an open mind and accept constructive feedback from the team. You remain flexible through collaboration with cross functional teams.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for creating, developing, testing, and realizing inventive, cutting-edge, engineering solutions. You will be involved in all areas of product development, from concept sketches to mass production. Being comfortable working on multiple projects at a time and changing hats quickly is a must, no exceptions. This is not a side hustle, if you have a daytime job, we suggest you pass on this listing.You will be expected to share knowledge and expertise, motivate the team to excel and keep programs on schedule and within budget. This role calls upon a strong mechanical engineer who can also blend business development with client account management. Above all, you are an idea person who applies out-of-the-box thinking to each project. A maker and tinkerer, you would not want anyone else to prototype and test your own creations.The CONTRACT position offered is remote and renewable every 6 months. You will have access to our facility in Sunnyvale for building and prototyping client projects.
YOUR AWESOME ACCOLADES INCLUDE
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
4+ years of experience in consumer, commercial, medical, or robotics development
Have a proven track record of team leadership and strong history in product creation
Lead and collaborate with team members across multiple disciplines both internally and externally
Generate mechanical architectures, parts, and assemblies that elegantly achieve product requirements with an emphasis on manufacturability, producibility, and cost
Efficiently communicate ideas verbally and visually with team members, clients, and vendors
Coordinate, design, fabricate and test prototypes at all stages of product development.WHAT YOU ARE EXPECTED TO KNOWExtensive SolidWorks solid and surface modeling including master model and part breakup, BOM creation and maintenance, working knowledge of 2D documentation per ASME Y14.5 drawing standards, GD&T, working knowledge in injection molding, casting, sheet metal, machining, additive manufacturing, and mechanism and kinematic design. Also, linear drives, hydraulics, pneumatics, programming PLC, data acquisition, and testing a plus.
Engineering fundamentals: material selection, tolerance analysis, process selection, DFM & DFA
Familiarity with simulation tools such as FEA for static analysis and modal analysis.
ABOUT HATCH DUO
Founded by an award-winning team with over 20 years of combined product design experience, Hatch Duo designs compelling product experiences for growing brands. Hatch Duo’s team is lead by our two co-founders, Jon and Mike. The core team is a mix of award-winning industrial designers and product design engineers, with a shortlist of specialists that can be assembled on a project need basis. Beyond front end development, we have manufacturing partners that will help you with mass production. Our office is conveniently located in Sunnyvale, CA.
Hatch DuoWhy Work Here?
Awesome company working on cutting edge technology products with a flexible remote culture.
Founded in 2018 by Jonathan Thai and Michael Yim, Hatch Duo is a young design consultancy aimed at delivering holistic product experiences for our clients. Being a small and nimble design team, we are able to quickly deliver a huge impact to the brands we work with across many different industry sectors, including consumer electronics, medical, lifestyle, industrial, and more. We work with early to later-stage startups, as well as Fortune 500 companies.
510 Lawrence ExpySunnyvale, CA
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