Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Whistle - San Francisco, CA

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Whistle (www.whistle) is looking for its first mechanical engineer to drive product design and development. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will work closely with our Hardware, Industrial Design, Operations and Product teams to conceptualize, prototype and ultimately implement all Whistle products into high volume production. The ideal candidate has significant experience in designing and bringing new consumer products to market.

Responsibilities:

Design of plastics parts, metal components, mechanisms and enclosures for all Whistle products

Work with Industrial Designers on prototype concepts
Work with Electrical Engineers on PCB and electromechanical design

Coordination of and with external engineering firms, local proto shops and Asian factory engineers
Guidance through reliability testing process, including writing test plans

Development of engineering specifications and drawings
Deep involvement with tooling and manufacturing partners to develop plastic molds, metal shaping tools, and functional/decorative post-processes

Work closely with Operations team to provide guidance throughout procurement process
Research new materials and finishes

Develop Whistle best practices and processes including software tool selection, DFM and FMEA processes
Qualifications:

BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering or Product Design and 7+ years experience

Significant experience in high volume, injection molded plastics design required

Good understanding of plastic tooling and various manufacturing methods required

Experience with high fit-and-finish electronics preferred
3D CAD expertise required

Familiarity with manufacturing processes for metals and other materials desired
Startup experience preferred but not required


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Whistle is the world’s first technology company dedicated to helping pets live longer and healthier lives. Through intuitive devices...