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Redmond, WA Full Time Posted by: Facebook Posted: Tuesday, 2 March 2021

As a Mechanical Engineer at Facebook Reality Labs, you will take a critical role in developing future AR Systems. You will become part of a team exploring new concepts through mechanical design, analytical modeling and focused user testing, as well as fast iterative prototyping. A wide range of approaches will be explored combining mechanical, optical, electrical, firmware, and software techniques. We want people who work well in teams, can brainstorm big ideas, work in new technology areas, are able to drive a concept into a prototype and then mature the design to a high-volume consumer product solution. We are looking for someone with a productive mindset who can apply their mechanical engineering expertise to solve problems in creative, insightful ways. Our ideal candidate has a strong fundamental engineering background, prototyping skills, 3D CAD capability, and experience designing and manufacturing consumer technology products.

Mechanical Engineer, Comfort Responsibilities

  • Lead or contribute to mechanical solutions as a part of a team

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to generate concepts and detailed designs

  • Analyze, optimize, build, test and refine prototypes to support usability and comfort studies

  • Push state-of-the-art technologies for wearables to solve complex problems

  • Work with vendors worldwide on both commodity materials and soft goods

  • Work across the full product development cycle, from concept to shipping

    Minimum Qualifications

    • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience

    • 3+ years of industry/academic mechanical design experience

    • Experience in 3D CAD modeling (NX, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, etc.) and physical prototyping

    • Experience with manufacturing techniques (machining, 3D printing, injection molding, etc.)

    • Experience with GD&T, tolerance analysis, and associated metrology

    • Experience with design from concept to manufacturing

      Preferred Qualifications

      • 5+ years of product design/prototyping and R&D experience, including subsystem ownership

      • 3+ years of experience working on high-volume consumer products

      • Experience designing handheld and wearable electronics for high-volume manufacturing

      • Experience with soft goods, such as fabrics, foams, hypo-allergenic materials and adhesives

      • Experience in mass production of systems utilizing soft goods

      • Knowledge of Human Factors modeling/optimization

        Redmond, WA, United States of America
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        3/2/2021 5:11:06 PM

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