Senior Director, Mechanical Engineering
- Multiple Locations
- San Mateo
- 0 year(s)
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Senior Director Mechanical Engineering
GoPromakes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.
GoPro is a global movement whose business is driven by shared experiences. We celebrate diversity. We practice inclusion. We foster belonging. We demand equality. And we share the experiences of individuals and communities who also hold these values as core to who they are. From So Paulo to Munich, Silicon Valley to Shenzhen, we are dedicated to building a company that reflects and honors the diverse global communities where we live, work, and play.
GoPro is seeking a candidate for the Senior Director - Mechanical Engineering. This position will be responsible for developing innovative mechanical design solutions for all GoPro capture devices and related accessories. This role will drive the validation of concepts via early analysis, prototyping and testing. The Senior Director will work with cross-functional teams to ensure product requirements are balanced to achieve optimized products for our customers. In addition, they will work closely with internal and external partners to technically define designs and ensure that all product and project requirements are met. This is a high-visibility position that that will expose you to rewarding challenges and career growth opportunities.
Responsible for the overall design, analysis, documentation and functional validation of all mechanical components and assemblies
Drive the creation of mechanical architecture for new products and related accessories.
Provide technical oversight to product design team to inspire innovation and drive data-based engineering decisions
Lead your team to deliver technical data to Product Definition and Industrial Design team for tradeoff analysis during early development
Own Mounts and Accessories development to define, concept and validate the ecosystem products that complement our capture devices
Validate initial designs via analysis, prototyping and testing to increase the efficiency of our development process
Work with Quality Assurance and Test Engineering to define and implement validation testing plans and ensure products meet reliability requirements
Oversea Thermal Engineering to ensure products meet operational and regulatory/safety requirements Interface with Program management to ensure that cost, schedule and performance targets are achieved
Act as the primary PD interface cross-functional teams (i.e. ID, Product Definition, QA, Operations, EE, Audio, RF/Antenna, suppliers and partners, etc.)
Ensure successful development of mechanical tooling and production part qualification (i.e. first-article inspections, manufacturing process capabilities (Cp/Cpk), (GR&R), material certifications, etc.)
Collaborate with operations and quality teams to audit mechanical suppliers and external partners
Work with cross-functional teams to improve processes and increase business efficiency Protect company intellectual property by submitting patent applications
Skills Were Stoked About
B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, M.S. degree preferred
Experience in the development of consumer electronics products, preferably in handheld, mobile and wireless devices
10+ years of relevant experience in mechanical or product design and development
Advance knowledge and experience using CAD solid modeling and assembly creation
Hands-on experience in using FEA tools such as ANSYS, Abaqus or equivalent
Strong knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing and performing statistical tolerance analysis
Experience with Asia ODM partners and manufacturing suppliers
Ability to travel to global manufacturing sites
Ability to work cross-functionally and foster collaboration with internal teams
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously
Startup company experience is a plus
Experience in sports products is a plus
Demonstrated pride and ownership in designs produced GoPro is an equal opportunity employer.
Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Live it. Eat it. Love it. Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
Discretionary Time Off
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for new parents
Medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% paid for dependents
Life insurance and disability benefits
Employee commuter shuttles
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.