Position at Ultimate Ears
Ultimate Ears is an authentic music brand and seeks to engage with the mobile music loving consumer where they spend their time and provide them with exceptional product and brand experiences and more specifically around the mobile cloud music ecosystem.Do you pride yourself on being ahead of the game…can you be a trend-setter!...
The Senior Mechanical Engineering Manager leads a group of designers who are innovating and developing next generation audio products under the Logitech and Ultimate Ears brands in our Camas, Washington office. The ideal candidate will have a strong consumer electronics background, be an innovative self-starter, a strong leader, and will have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
Move fast. Speak up. Decide and own. Drive change. Exceed customer needs. These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech.
Oversee the specification, design, development, and manufacturability of our product’s mechanical systems through stable high-volume mass production
Manage mechanical resources and budget to fulfill the business group’s needs
Coordinate product design priorities, strategies, and deliverables
Ensure solutions exceed feature requirements and consumer expectations
Investigate new technologies and processes in order to maintain cutting edge design solutions and drive innovation
Collaborate across disciplines with internal and external design partners from early concept through production life cycles
Ensure team members follow directives, priorities, meet deliverable commitments on time and within budget
Collaborate with suppliers, engineers, 3rd party partners, and functional managers
Perform strategic planning and drive continuous improvements
Conduct performance reviews and mentor staff
Ensure completeness and accuracy of all released design documentation
For consideration, please bring the following minimum skills and behaviors:
Experience working with overseas suppliers and vendors (ODM, CDM, CM models)
Successful prior experience managing a Mechanical Engineering team
Strong knowledge in various manufacturing process and able to apply them effectively to meet part requirements
Knowledge of plastic, tooling, injection molding, and assembly process, cosmetic finishes, and defect analysis
Proponent of DFM, DFA, FMEA, tolerance analysis...
Track record in designing effective high-volume consumer electronic products
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to use statistical tools and techniques
Flexibility and comfort working in a fast-paced environment that is evolving
Highly proficient in 3D MCAD (prefer ProEngineer) and simulation tools (ANSYS)
Superior verbal and written communication skills, high level of cross-cultural competence in communicating effectively in a global environment
Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
8+ years of industry experience with 2+ years of experience leading or managing teams of 5 or more engineers with