Lead Mechanical Engineer, Accessories

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
Lead Mechanical Engineer Accessory Product DesignAbout GoPro
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 Sao 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 Lead Mechanical Engineer, Accessory Product Design role. This position will be responsible for developing innovative mechanical design solutions for GoPro devices and accessories. This role will drive the validation of concepts via early analysis, prototyping, and testing. The Lead Mechanical Engineer will work with crossfunctional teams and ensure that all requirements are balanced to achieve optimized products for our customers. In addition, the Lead Mechanical Engineer will work closely with internal and external partners to understand design feasibility, define technical requirements, and ensure all product and project goals are met. This is a high-visibility position that will expose you to rewarding challenges and career growth opportunities.

What You Will Do
Responsible for the overall design, analysis, documentation and functional validation of mechanical components and assemblies
Support the creation of the mechanical architecture for new products and related accessories
Provide technical oversight to the Design Engineering team to inspire innovation and drive informed engineering decisions
Provide technical data to Product Definition and Industrial Design team for trade-off analysis during early product ideation
Work with both the internal team and external partners to define Accessory product concepts and to validate the product ecosystem which complements GoPro's capture devices
Validate initial designs via analysis, prototyping, and testing to increase the efficiency of our development process
Work with Quality and Test Engineering to define and implement validation testing plans and ensure products meet reliability requirements
Interface with Program Management to ensure that cost, schedule, and performance targets are achieved
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 rugged & waterproof products, preferably in handheld, mobile and wireless devices (or their accessory products)
10+ years of relevant experience in Mechanical or Product Design and Development
Working knowledge and experience using CAD solid modeling and assembly creation
Experience using engineering tools and evaluating results (FEA, statistical analysis, tooling DFM, mold flow analysis, etc.)
Strong knowledge of the pros / cons of different materials and their associated manufacturing / assembly techniques
Experience with Asia ODM partners and manufacturing suppliers
Ability to travel to global manufacturing sites
Ability to work crossfunctionally and foster collaboration with internal teams
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously
Experience in sports products is a plus
Demonstrated pride and ownership in designs produced
GoPro Highlights
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)
401(K) matching
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.