Product Manufacturing Engineer (China Region)

Peloton, Greater Shanghai Area, China

High-energy group fitness in your living room

Position Summary

The Product Manufacturing Engineer will provide day-to-day, hands-on, manufacturing, problem solving, and continuous improvement support at the CM/ODM facility. [PME] will also research, design, develop and recommend manufacturing processes in conjunction with CMs, ODMs & internally. Manufacturing Processes will include, but not limited to, assembly, testing, CNC machining, welding, stamping, plastic injection molding, finishing/coating, and machine controls (CNC, PLC, HMI). The Manufacturing Engineer will gather technical/customer requirements, participate in DFM/A efforts, create/manage project timelines, and oversee NPI (New Product Introductions) and sustaining product changes.


Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams to ensure robust DFM/DFA, providing expertise in manufacturability
  • Communicates with ODMs, CMs, and vendors to prioritize and solve problems and understand/refine technical requirements for products and processes
  • Performs detailed material, labor, and outside processing cost calculations
  • Perform routine sub-supplier audits, capability studies, and process validation
  • Creates, manages and audits manufacturing instructions and SOP’s, operator training, and tooling calibration, etc.
  • Execute manufacturing studies: cycle time, manpower, etc.
  •  Manages the manufacturing change order process (ECR/ECO, MCR/MCR)
  • Creates plans, schedules, and timelines to manage NPI launch and transition to production
  • Develop machine/equipment specifications; lead equipment build and validation
  • Designs assembly fixtures, tooling, gages, etc.
  • Document various tooling and process parameters as deemed necessary
  • Perform statistical process analysis (SPC, CP/CPk, Minitab, etc.)
  •  Researches and recommends new applications for existing materials, products, and processes
  • Analyzes factory capacity and capability, recommends equipment purchases
  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency
  • Partners with Peloton Supply Chain to identify, analyze, and qualify new suppliers
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management

Education and Experience

  • BS in an Engineering discipline desired (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial); MS a plus
  • 7+ years experience in a hands-on, fast paced, engineering & manufacturing environment (NPI to high-volume MFG)
  • Hands-on assembly, testing, welding, stamping, plastic injection molding and finishing, machine controls
  • Fluent oral and written skills in English and Mandarin and ability to document and present information in comprehensive and clear ways. 
  • Interpret engineering drawings, tolerances analysis, GD&T, SPC, CP/CPk, Gage R&R, etc.
  • Value-Stream Mapping, Process Mapping, Kaizen, Lean, 5S, Statistical Process Control
  • Problem solving and corrective action skills: DOE, 8D, RedX, DMAIC, Kaizen events, etc.
  • Knowledge and application of Global/International standards; ASTM, ISO, DIN, JIS, ANSI, etc.
  • Expert-level CAD/CAM user (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Microsoft Office applications, Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Managing large manufacturing capital projects ($5M+); Strong project management skill set: LSSGB/BB, SCRUM, PMP certification a plus


This position is primarily located in Suzhou, China Region, also requires travel domestic/internationally. Candidate must be willing to travel 30% or more as needed by the business.


Peloton uses technology + design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime. We have reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform. Seamlessly combining hardware, software, and streaming technology, we create digital fitness and wellness content and products that Members love. In 2020 Peloton committed to becoming an antiracist organization with the launch of the Peloton Pledge. Learn more, here.

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