Engineering Program Specialist

Fitbit, US - San Francisco

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 is looking for an Engineering Program Specialist to join our growing team. We're a passionate team dedicated to health & fitness products that help transform people's lives. We're looking for people who are excited about health and technology, and how these together can make a difference in people's everyday lives.

What you'll do:

We are looking for a highly organized, passionate, and self-driven individual to drive the coordination of key hardware  development activities within our Device Product Programs. You will be the bridge between Program Management, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, FW, Document Control, Purchasing and outside vendors. 

 You will support hardware development builds through ownership of the build configuration and allocation matrix; collaborate across internal teams and our contact manufacturing partners for the planning of hardware development builds, manage logistics of the hardware development build, including daily status calls, build status reporting and prototype device allocation and management.

You will also manage product qualification build scheduling with our Contract Manufacturers (CM), Driving the Engineering Change Order (ECO) and Manufacturing Change Order (MCO) including process deviations across the respective stakeholders, tracking the Bill of Materials (BOM) approval process, facilitating Purchase Request (PR) and Purchase Order (PO) processes.


  • Coordinate and manage the planning and execution of device product program development builds with CM’s including reporting/status updating and prototype device allocation and management.
  • Collaborate across respective program team members to gather needed information / test results to drive ECO/MCO process.
  • Create PO/PR's, maintaining invoice tracking and Goods Receipts
  • Manage schedule and logistics for material to support verification & development builds


  • BA/BS or 3+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Experience in using MS Excel, MS Project, MS OneNote, and SharePoint.
  • Proven results driving multiple, concurrent tasks from initiation to completion.
  • Experience with PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) tools, such as Arena or Agile, preferred
  • Experience with structured BOMs preferred
  • An ability to work with a diverse, cross-functional team.
  • Highly motivated to learn and contribute.
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

 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/