Product Design Engineer

Square - San Francisco

Posted 872 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Engineering
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Computer Software
  • Job ID
    2948516

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Job description

Square is revolutionizing the way people make and accept payments.
Square’s hardware products are an essential part of this magical payment experience.
 
Product design integrates the form and function of a product into a unified and balanced system.  In addition to being an outstanding mechanical designer, this engineer understands the subtleties of manufacturing processes, design elegance, and beautiful products.
 
The product design engineer in this role is responsible for designing the mechanical systems of our products - with strong leadership in integrating mechanical, electrical, ID, human factors, and manufacturing disciplines.  The product design role ranges from concept development all the way through manufacturable, high-quality, high-volume production.  Forging strong partnerships with our contract manufacturers is critical for success in this role.
 

Desired Skills and Experience

Required:

  • 5+ years mechanical design experience
  • Expert in the design of high volume plastic and metal parts
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and comfortable in the machine shop
  • Proficiency in industry standard CAD tools - SolidWorks a plus
  • Expert communicator - can communicate in CAD, Keynote, and in front of a group
  • In-depth understanding of manufacturing processes and DFM
  • Extensive experience on site with contract manufacturers in Asia
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or Product Design 

Desired:

  • Tooling experience, especially parts with high cosmetic requirements
  • Experience in detailed failure analysis
  • Strong sketching abilities
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering or Product Design

 
International travel: ~20%

About this company

Square

Square is a revolutionary service that enables anyone to accept credit cards anywhere. Square offers an easy to use, free credit card reader that plugs into a phone or iPad. It's simple to sign up. There is no extra equipment, complicated contracts, monthly fees or merchant account required. Co-founded by Jim McKelvey and Jack Dorsey in 2009, the company is headquartered in San Francisco.

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