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Sr. Mechanical Engineer, Research & Development (MatchCo)

Location: California Brand: MatchCo Date: 05/14/2019

We are looking for a hands-on entrepreneurial Research and Development Engineer  (Mechanical Engineering) to work with Software Engineering, QC, Manufacturing, and Shiseido Brands to develop novel manufacturing systems and point of sale dispensing systems.

This is a hands-on and technical role that has the potential to make significant contributions to the company’s mission and objectives.

MATCHCo is a California-based tech startup that uses its patented technology within a mobile App to analyze skin tone and attributes and create individualized shades of makeup for its users. Its groundbreaking beauty app is made possible through the team's professional experience, a state-of-the-art blending lab, a patented mobile technology, and in-depth consumer insights. MATCHCo empowers women to make beauty their own with an efficient digital platform and a physical product unlike any other. To learn more about MATCHCo: http://www.getmatch.co/.

MATCHCo is part of the Shiseido Americas Corporation, and it represents a contemporary reflection of Shiseido's rich heritage of innovation. The groundbreaking MATCHCo app, running on iOS and Android platforms, is the perfect conduit to the next generation of beauty enthusiasts, representing a step change in the way Shiseido incorporates leading-edge technologies to offer compelling products which engage and empower consumers. To learn more about Shiseido: http://www.shiseido.com/.

Key Responsibilities:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

  • Bring new mass customization manufacturing equipment and systems from ideation to industrialization
  • Bring new point of sale dispensing systems from ideation to commercialization
  • Ideate and rapid prototype design concepts
  • Assess new project requests including clearly defining project requirements and scope, researching prior work, and performing project risk analysis
  • Design electromechanical systems
  • Develop or leverage new processes for use in new manufacturing lines and fulfillment systems
  • Document your work in clear and concise technical reports as well as communicating your work to groups with less technical background
  • Design and build complex fluid delivery systems
  • Verifies designs against product and/or design requirements including execution of function testing and design analyses
  • Support manufacturing including the investigation into root cause of manufacturing defects and/or failures and recommendation and implementation of appropriate corrective actions
  • Become a subject matter expert on new and complex topics through literature review, experimentation, and working with others in the domain
  • Build and iterate on 3D designs
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design
  • Create accurate Bill of Materials
  • Define equipment and parts for external suppliers
  • Oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure timely delivery of projects, expected quality, and within budget
  • Manage manufacture, build, and validation processes
  • Create SOPs and other internal-customer documentation

Qualifications & Competencies:                                                                                                                                                                                                               

  • Master's degree in mechanical engineering or related field + 4 years of experience in
  • research, product development, or engineering job function.  6 years of experience and
  • Bachelor's degree in related field in lieu of a Master's degree
  • 5+ years hands on experience building prototype devices, conducting testing and
  • documenting the development process required
  • 4+ years experience with CAD design tools
  • Experience in selecting and working with suppliers to develop custom assemblies preferred
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing technologies and their appropriate utilization
  • Demonstrable problem solving
  • Expert level knowledge of mechanical design
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills, able to work independently or in team environment
  • Deep knowledge of fluid delivery systems
  • Desired: 4+ years experience with PLC programming
  • Strong professional communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of peers
  • Willing and able to travel up to 10%

#Group #MatchCo

Job ID: 336 Category: Corporate

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