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Staff Mechanical Engineer

Architect and design complex electromechanical systems, including plastic, metal, and soft goods components integrated with novel sensors and actuators.
San Francisco, California, United States
$170k - $220k USD per year
4 months ago

✨ About The Role

Eight Sleep is the world’s first sleep fitness company. Our mission is to fuel human potential through optimal sleep. We use innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody—changing the way people sleep forever and for the better.

Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors, we have been recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in 2018, 2022 and 2023.

Our temperature-regulated technology, the Pod, is an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. The Pod was also recognized two years in a row by TIME's “Best Inventions of the Year.” It is available for purchase in North America (the United States and Canada) and throughout the United Kingdom, Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Denmark) and Australia via . We’re excited by the success of the Pod to date and still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission.

That is why we are looking for an experienced Staff Mechanical Engineer to lead new product development from concept through to production. You’ll be part of a small, mission-driven team and have significant ownership over decisions. We’re growing quickly so there are ample opportunities for career growth.

This role requires in office work at our San Francisco office 3-4 days a week.

How you’ll contribute

  • Architect and design complex electromechanical systems, including plastic, metal, and soft goods components integrated with novel sensors and actuators.

  • Drive designs across the entire development lifecycle, including brainstorming, CAD, prototyping, testing, and ramp into production in Asia.

  • Shape the direction of our products and features by collaborating with industrial design, marketing, and product teams as well as company leadership.

  • Solve highly cross-functional problems by working with electrical, software, reliability, and manufacturing engineering teams.

  • Perform analysis and testing to ensure designs meet product goals, including thermal, fluid, and structural analysis.

What you need to succeed

  • 8+ years of consumer product design experience with knowledge of injection molding, sheet metal forming, soft goods, and electromechanical systems.

  • Track records of shipping high-volume consumer products, including manufacturing support in Asia.

  • Highly proficient with 3D modeling and simulation tools (e.g. Solidworks, NX, Creo).

  • Experience with high-volume manufacturing processes, design for manufacturability and assembly (DFM/DFA), tolerance analysis, functional dimensioning and geometric tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Solid understanding of root cause analysis, DOEs, and other quality measuring techniques.

  • BSME or equivalent. MS preferred.

Why you’ll love Eight Sleep

  • We’re a tight-knit team that’s passionate about improving people’s lives.

  • We’re committed to employees’ wellness and career development.

  • All full-time employees receive the Pod so you’ll get a better night’s sleep.

  • Flexible, generous PTO.

  • Employer contribution for medical/dental/vision insurance.

At Eight Sleep we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status

Compensation Range: $170K - $220K

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Staff Mechanical Engineer
San Francisco, California, United States
$170k - $220k USD per year
About Eight Sleep
The sleep fitness company.