Mechanical Engineer-Sustaining
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10,001+ employees

Ridesharing app
Company Overview
Lyft's mission is to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation. The company operates a mobile platform for the ridesharing of cars, bikes, and scooters and serves over a million rides per day.

Company Stage

Series I

Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
  • BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field, and 3+ years of related industry experience
  • Experience in the development of a feature or module of a consumer product
  • Strong foundation in mechanical engineering fundamentals, including solid mechanics, electromagnetics, thermodynamics, and knowledge of basic engineering materials and manufacturing processes
  • Experience in performing tolerance analyses and working through DFM challenges with external vendors to find manufacturable solutions
  • Proactive problem solving, with experience in failure analysis, root cause investigation, and DOE creation
  • Skilled in 3D CAD (Solidworks), Basic GD&T knowledge and experience releasing 2D drawings
  • Experience traveling to manufacturing partners
  • Track-record for successfully shipping product and working cross functionally across an organization
  • Work collaboratively with operations to ensure the seamless and successful transition of engineering projects into production
  • Support the validation process by troubleshooting projects and assisting in ongoing design changes
  • Responsible for product design, modification, and fixtures instrumentation to support manufacturing using SolidWorks for product launches
  • Responsible for completing tasks on time and within budget
  • Take ownership of and investigate the root cause of high priority problems raised through various means and be responsible for ownership of change management for drawings and specifications during the new product launch
  • Generate work instructions for the manufacturing of new products using existing equipment, ensuring adherence to internal quality systems
  • Drive design decisions by collaborating with product, engineering (EE/ME/FW/SW), reliability, and Operation and Manufacturing teams
  • Use analysis to support engineering designs
  • Lead sustaining and continuous improvement projects from concept through release and into field operations
  • Work with GSM and Manufacturing teams to vet supply chain and production partners
  • Prototype; create quick experimental mock-ups and meticulous mechanical models
  • Lead post-launch sustaining activities intended to support a smooth transition into production while maintaining high quality standards
  • Develop CAD databases and drawing packages, and drive handoff to manufacturers
  • Support the build and test product development cycle
  • Test failure analysis and solution validation to complete successful product development
  • Conduct field failure analysis and solution evaluation
  • Act on feedback to learn and grow
  • Effectively communicate across cross functional teams to achieve results