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Prototype Lab Manager

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Posted on 6/24/2024

Peak Design

Peak Design

51-200 employees

Designs sustainable bags and camera accessories

Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$60 - $90Hourly

Senior, Expert

San Francisco, CA, USA

Category
Lab & Research
Physical Sciences
Required Skills
CAD
Communications
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience doing this job for an analogous company
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in operating and maintaining prototyping equipment such as 3D printers, CNC machines, and laser cutters
  • Technical expertise in troubleshooting and resolving equipment issues
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and protocols
  • Ability to supervise and mentor staff, interns, and volunteers
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Proficiency with CAD design software
  • Deep familiarity with consumer product development process
Responsibilities
  • Complete the initial buildout of all physical prototyping areas
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe prototyping lab
  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot prototyping equipment
  • Develop and implement SOPs to improve lab workflows
  • Assist designers in creating prototypes
  • Manage the lab's budget and track expenses
  • Improve prototype quality and reduce time to market
  • Supervise and mentor staff
  • Always be on the lookout for ways to improve prototype quality, throughput, and reduce time to market

Peak Design specializes in creating durable and functional bags, camera accessories, and rugged phone mounts, known for their innovative design and commitment to environmental sustainability.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$14.1M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

80%
INACTIVE