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Prototype Engineer & Lab Manager
Posted on 11/11/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Palo Alto, CA, USA • Portland, OR, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
Communications
Requirements
  • Hands-on experience building and assembling prototypes for consumer electronic products
  • Strong communication and organization skills with ability to clearly articulate and document issues, including proficiency in presentation and spreadsheet programs
  • Experience and familiarity with one or more 3D printing materials and technologies is required
  • Experience and familiarity with hand and light power tools (drill, dremel etc)
  • Comfortable taking constructive feedback and improving performance in a dynamic and rapidly changing workplace
  • Able to work autonomously with strong commitment to ownership over tasks and prototypes, including accountability as a Directly Responsible Individual (DRI)
  • High output, excited about building, prototyping, and evaluating new products
  • Experience designing and operating physical and electrical test equipment, including drop, torsion and other reliability tests
  • The ideal candidate has an interest or passion for the gaming industry
  • Understanding or experience with machining or other fabrication technologies
  • Desire to grow in the role to take on more responsibility, including product improvement and other engineering efforts
Responsibilities
  • Assemble looks-like and works-like prototypes using parts manufactured by 3D printing and CNC
  • Operate and maintain on-site rapid prototyping equipment including SLS, SLA and FDM 3D printers
  • Root-cause customer returns and write failure analysis (FA) and corrective action (CA) reports about device failures
  • Rework printed circuit boards to supporting engineering experiments and tests
  • Manage prototype shipping, distribution and tracking for development work and builds
  • Manage hardware lab inventory and maintain stock of prototyping supplies
  • Continuously improve our prototyping workflow and workspace to improve efficiency and prototype quality
Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to modify parts in CAD (NX, Creo, Geomagics) and make adjustments to models is a plus
  • Experience soldering and reworking fine-pitched SMT components is a plus
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11-50 employees

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