Senior Mechanical Design Engineer



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 26, 2024

Matic is a tight-knit and collaborative team, singularly focused on building products our customers will cherish. We’re ultra-hardworking people committed to solving tough problems thoroughly and quickly.

At Matic we are eager to take risks and test convention. We love diving headfirst into hard problems — even if it means some failures along the way. We work smart, hard, and long (and in that order), chasing innovation and human impact. We highly value individual ownership and take meticulous pride in the work we do, knowing our efforts affect both one another and our customers.

Individuals who value curiosity and learning and who don’t shy away from hard problems thrive at Matic. If you, like us, are genuinely committed to innovation and improving the lives of others, we’d love to hear from you.

All roles are fully onsite in our Mountain View office.

We're looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join us on the ground floor, with runway for huge and immediate impact.

What you'll do

  • Own end-to-end design and manufacturing of critical parts and sub-assemblies

  • Fabricate prototypes, iterate rapidly, advance your concepts through to high volume production

  • Develop specifications and accelerated test plans to validate the product for its determined lifetime

  • Component level testing for performance, durability, reliability, and variability

  • Complete and release component designs and documentation, including 2D drawings

  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of subject matter experts to create a cohesive and balanced product

  • Establish relationships with vendors, suppliers, and CMs in a startup environment

What we look for

  • Technical degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent

  • 2+ years of full-time experience in Mechanical Design/Mechanical Engineering role

  • Proven track record of executing creative, complex mechanical design problems and successfully building physical prototypes

  • Strong understanding of materials and high-volume manufacturing methods such as Injection Molding

  • Proficiency in using Solidworks modeling 3D CAD design software. PDM experience is a plus

  • Knowledge of GD&T, finite element analysis and design for reliability concepts

  • Comfort with fast-paced, startup atmosphere -- you don’t shy away from the hard work

  • High level of maturity, ownership, and pride in your work

We'd love to hear from you if...

  • You are genuinely motivated to help those around you

  • You are passionate about learning outside of your normal comfort zones

  • You love diagnosing complex technical issues

  • You are excited to do great work

If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about this opportunity at Matic! Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who are keen to learn and are passionate about what Matic is building. We want to hear how you can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just the above boxes.