littleBits is looking for an excellent Product Developer/ Design Engineer to join the core team. You have to have great technical expertise in mechanical engineering and production processes, have a track record of creating and manufacturing products (preferably in mass) and understand Design for Manufacture very well.
You will work on helping develop, prototype and manufacture the current and next littleBits products, coordinate with our manufacturing partners and production team and creating scalable documentation. You must be very self-driven, have amazing attention to detail, have good management skills, but also have great team work and collaboration skills to interface with the rest of our design team, manufacturing team and CEO.
Undergrad or Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering/Product Design/Mechanical Engineering
7+ years experience
Experience with working with product manufacture, especially in China, including injection molding (hard and soft tools), machining, metal stamping, ultrasonic welding and other manufacturing processes
Experience in sourcing materials, samples and getting product prototypes made in-house and out
Very well versed in SolidWorks, and Adobe Creative Suite
Experience in prototyping and fabrication, including using a Laser Cutter, 3D Printer, and machine tools preferred
Experience in creating 3D CAD mechanical drawings, and documentation with revisions
Extensive experience in designing and creating mechanisms
Experience in manufacturing electronics a plus
Highly personable and able to work in teams
Ability to work under tight deadlines
The chance to get in at the ground level of a world-changing company
Competitive salary, benefits and options plan
Fun, creative and challenging work environment
Position is full-time in our Greenwich Village office
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