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Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Process Engineer

Fitbit, China - Shanghai

Stay motivated and improve your health by tracking your activity, exercise, food, weight and sleep


 

At Fitbit, our mission is to help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals.

We started our journey in 2007—as a team of two with one big idea. Since then, we’ve grown to over 1,500 employees, sold over 60mm devices, and built a health and fitness community across the globe.  In fact, the Fitbit Community has taken enough steps to walk from the Sun to Pluto!  Offering award-winning products, a top-rated mobile app and an easy-to-use online dashboard, Fitbit provides personalized experiences that help our users reach their goals. With a reenergized focus on innovative devices, interactive experiences, and enterprise health we are transforming the way consumers and businesses see health & fitness.

From your first steps as a Fitbitter, you will be at the forefront of developing new products. Our culture combines the spirit of startup with the perks of being public. We offer a competitive benefits package and amazing perks like unlimited snacks, Friday happy hours, onsite workout classes, and a strong focus on a healthy work-life balance. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, contribute your ideas to life-changing products and services, and—above all—have fun doing it.

Fitbit’s HQ campus is located in the heart of San Francisco with office locations in Boston, San Diego and around the world.  Think you’ve found your fit?

The role:

Senior Manufacturing/Production Engineer: Develops and improves manufacturing processes and product quality by studying product and manufacturing methods. Brings new HW designs to market.

What you'll work on:

    • Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
    • Expert mechanical fabrication understanding of plastic and metal components required.
    • Develops manufacturing processes by identifying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
    • Sources components and identifies alternatives to aid in production shortages. Validates all aspects of component suitability for use in product.
    • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, production capacity and equipment layout.
    • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
    • Observes and quantifies field related issues with product, implementing changes to product and process which correct issue. Monitors corrective results.
    • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes, implementing and initiating change control processes..
    • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
    • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
    • Establishing and confirming manufacturing processes standards;  implementing and initiating change control processes at the CM
    • Proposes and manages DOE to develop and verify process improvements.
    • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
    • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
    • Identifies & Develops new processes and equipment required for successful introduction of new products into the Fitbit manufacturing 
    • Drive Dfx process to improve process and assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities
    • Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests. Presents information to cross functional team when required.
    • Maintains and improves product and processes quality by writing process control, contributing DFx for new design and monitoring product yields in production, initiating controls where necessary.
    • Completes design and development projects by training and guiding production staff.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications: Dealing with Complexity, Informing Others, Leadership, Supervision, Hardware Specifications, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Component Engineering, Product Development, Presenting Technical Information, PLM, CAD, CAD/CAM Circuit Design.

Who you are:

  • You must have at least 3+ years of Manufacturing Engineering Experience
  • BS in Engineering or equivalent
  • Lean manufacturing practices ( Kanban, Poke-Yoke, JIT, Value Stream Mapping)
  • Tool and fixture design and GD&T
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Autocad/Solidworks/MS Office suite
  • Strong Communication skills (written and public speaking)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Fitbit

We're a passionate team dedicated to health and fitness who are building products that help transform people's lives. While health can be serious business, we feel it doesn't have to be. We believe you're more likely to reach your goals if you're encouraged to have fun, smile, and feel empowered along the way.

Want to learn more about Fitbit? Visit https://www.fitbit.com/