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Mechanical Design Engineer (Level II - Senior)

Hyperframe

Hyperframe

Design
San Leandro, CA, USA · San Leandro, CA, USA · California, USA · United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

About Hyperframe

Hyperframe develops and manufactures next generation building materials that are more than 10x faster to install.

Description

Hyperframe seeks a creative, self-reliant, and detail-oriented Mechanical Engineer to execute continuous improvement and new product development for Hyperframe construction products manufacturing line. Successful candidates are passionate about DFMA principles and pursue a strong understanding of the manufacturing processes needed to produce their designs. Hobbyist experience with construction or home remodeling is a plus. Our ideal candidate exudes a positive attitude and is excited to join a growing construction tech startup!

Responsibilities

  • Design machine elements for our manufacturing processes:
  • Implement processes able to manufacture product at a high throughput in a robust and repeatable manner
  • Rapidly iterate on fixture and jig design
  • Automate mature processes
  • Grow capability to accommodate expanding product line
  • Investigate, justify, and implement automation and new technology opportunities
  • Create all 3D models and technical documentation
  • Assist in generating CAD documentation, authoring SOPs and test instructions, and creating/updating PFMEAs while ensuring that necessary verification and validation activities are performed according to Quality Systems Regulations

Skills

· An enthusiasm for tool-free assembly

· A deep understanding of metal stamping, metal fastening techniques, commercially available materials (primarily steels), and formability principles

· The ability to create and analyze tolerance stack-ups

· A penchant for Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) principles

· The ability to adapt to continually evolving design requirements, and the enthusiasm to influence them

· The ability to rapidly generate many ideas, and cycle through multiple concepts before settling on an optimal solution

· Humility and empathy for the customer

· A proclivity to learn

Qualifications

· Acted as the primary responsible engineer on at least one project that involved control panel design, machine programming, and mechanical design, that was part of an assembly line

· You have (Mechanical Engineer II: 2-4 years) (Senior: 5+ years) of manufacturing system design

· Evidence of exceptional ability (4-year engineering degree not required)

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.