Senior Mechanical Engineer – Accessories

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

About GoPro
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in sport, GoPro has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world share itself through immersive content.
GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed
GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate for the role of Senior Mechanical Engineer. The candidate will be responsible for developing innovative mechanical design solutions for Accessory products pertaining to GoPro’s Camera and Aerial platforms. This candidate will have the advanced ability to use state-of-the-art CAD and analysis tools to create mechanical designs and product assemblies for high-volume mass production. The candidate will create mechanical and electro-mechanical product designs by working closely with internal teams and/or external partners to generate all necessary documentation required for meeting all specifications within the product launch schedule.
 
 
What You Will Do
Drive the mechanical development and analysis activities for new product designs
Be responsible for the overall design, analysis, documentation, and functional validation of mechanical components and assemblies
Conduct and participate in mechanical engineering evaluation to validate the robustness and proper performance of new products
Interface with suppliers/partners, HW, Manufacturing / Operations, ID, Quality, Tooling, and other groups to ensure the successful development and launch of new products
Ensure successful management and development of mechanical tooling and production part qualification (i.e. first-article inspections, manufacturing process capabilities (Cp/Cpk), measurement gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R), material certifications, etc.).
Utilize best-in-class tools to develop innovative mechanical solutions to highly complex problems.
Audit mechanical suppliers/external partners and advises enablement plans where needed. This will likely involve travel both within the U.S. and to Asia approximately 2-4 times per year for durations of 1-2 weeks.
Protect company intellectual property by submitting patent applications.
 
Skills We’re Stoked About
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)
8+ years of relevant experience in mechanical or product design and development
Experience in the development of ruggedized consumer electronics products, preferably in handheld, mobile and wireless devices
Experience in solid modeling, assembly, and drawing creation using UG/NX preferred (CREO/PRO-E or SolidWorks experience is also applicable)
Working knowledge of and ability to use FEA tools
Ability to perform statistical tolerance analysis and knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
Experience with designing and testing products which are subjected to Shock, Vibration, Drop, and Water Ingress
Ability to travel (domestic and internationally)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional team members.
Works with minimal supervision on complex efforts to develop mechanical components and device subsystems. Ability to prioritize tasks within the complete picture of the mechanical systems development.
 
Perks
Your own GoPro Camera (Mounts and accessories included)
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Employee commuter shuttles throughout the Bay Area (San Francisco, East Bay, San Jose)
Employee discounts on GoPro products and other industry discounts
Paid Time Off Programs
Medical, Dental & Vision – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life Insurance & Disability Benefits
Company 401(K) Match
Employee Stock Purchase Discount Program
LiveHealthy Program – Monthly benefit toward participation in wellness activities
Awesome wellness program including onsite fitness classes, health screenings, and more!
Subsidized onsite cafeteria
Fully stocked break rooms on each floor!
 
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.