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Mechanical Engineering Lead - Mindtribe
October 23, 2018
San Francisco, California
Job Type


The Mechanical Engineering Lead at Mindtribe is an experienced technical implementer, as well as a thought leader in the mechanical design and manufacturing of human-facing consumer electronics and medical devices. This role will be responsible for everything from early solution architecture through manufacturing transfer. The ideal candidate will be able to efficiently drive mechanical solutions on multiple integrated hardware efforts, mentor less experienced engineers on topics such as GD&T or DFM, and can deftly avoid common development pitfalls by drawing from a broad set of product design experiences.

Here are some qualities we look for in a Mechanical Engineering Lead:

  • Passion for helping clients develop new products and continually improving the process of product development
  • Experience managing and providing career mentorship for other mechanical engineers
  • Proven ability to lead product development teams from conception through manufacturing
  • Strong attention to detail, quality, and craftsmanship
  • A desire to work with like-minded colleagues to build the best product development team in the industry

If this sounds like you, please apply on our website.

YOUR ROLE: Mechanical Engineering Lead

WHERE YOU LIVE: San Francisco Bay Area


  • Minimum of 5 years related product engineering experience (full development cycle from concept through production).
  • Bachelor’s degree


  • Excellent internal and client communication skills. Direct consulting experience is a plus.
  • Interdisciplinary product development, including interfacing with industrial designers, electrical, firmware, and software engineering personnel
  • Significant hands-on manufacturing transfer experience of your design, especially in overseas geographies.
  • Project management skills such as scheduling, budget management, cost estimation, and resource utilization.
  • Injection-molded plastic part design and first article inspection
  • GD&T and tolerance analysis
  • Experienced CAD operator (SolidWorks is our main MCAD package)
  • Understanding of scalable manufacturing methods such as CNC machining, injection molding, ultrasonic welding, stamping, and heat staking
  • Knowledge of plastic and metal materials used in both production part design and prototyping efforts
  • Experience with assembly and prototyping techniques such as 3D printing, silicone casting, laser cutting, urethane casting, quick-turn CNC machining, soldering
  • Experience with electromechanical systems such as sensors, motor drives, battery enclosures, light pipes, touchscreens, and input peripherals
  • Direct experience with engineering challenges associated with medical devices, such as quality compliance, biocompatibility, clinical and regulatory processes.

Please apply on our website

Mindtribe, part of Accenture Industry X.0

For over 20 years, Mindtribe has been developing groundbreaking connected hardware products for clients. This includes work on the first Tesla Roadster, the Square credit card Reader and Stand, and the Sonos Play:5 speaker. Our clients span a range of industries from consumer electronics to medical devices, automotive, and robotics. Mindtribe recently joined Accenture to lead connected hardware development as part of a new group called Industry X.0. The mission of Industry X.0 is to revolutionize clients’ businesses and products by providing world-class hardware engineering, software engineering, artificial intelligence, design, and strategy services all under one roof. Now part of a larger team, Mindtribe still operates like a small company with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

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