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Senior Product Design Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • 5+ years full-time product development experience with proven track record shipping hardware through 3-4 product life cycles - concept, prototype, validation, production
  • Demonstrated CAD expertise in master and direct modelling where instantiating an idea, incorporating DfX feedback in 3D/2D, and managing a 50+ part BOM is 2nd nature
  • You know how to prototype quickly and effectively, using these iterative cycles to down-select multiple concepts down to one in 1-2 weeks
  • You apply GD&T to complex assemblies and understand how to design effective datum schemes at the onset for part assemblies for optimum cost/yield
  • Experienced designing for high volume manufacturing processes with detailed understanding of tool features - plastic injection molding, sheet metal, castings, and MIM
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing FEA for validating structural part designs prior to tooling kick off
  • Passion for elegant mechanical design at every level of detail - every part serves a purpose every gram of mass is accounted for
  • Excellent communication - written, verbal, and visual. You know how to tailor to your audience with the right level of technical depth
  • Prior experience working with Asia-based suppliers in high-volume mass production; Willing to travel as needed to bring up suppliers
  • Must be willing to relocate to Bay Area working regularly out of Zipline HQ
Desired Qualifications
  • Tool design expertise - Your parts never have unwanted sink marks, knit lines, flash, or warpage because you know how to engineer it out before the tool is cut
  • FEA expert - You know how to analyze non-linear, large displacement static loads and dynamic transient and random loads. You know how to analyze thermal load cases
  • Working knowledge using electrical components & microcontrollers (ex. raspberry pi)
  • Prior experience designing to aerospace or automotive level validation standards

501-1,000 employees

Autonomous drone delivery
Company Overview
Zipline designs, manufactures, and operates drones to deliver vital medical products to everyone, no matter where they live.