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Mechanical Design Engineer

Speck is obsessed with designing products that are just as smart and indispensable as the gadgets they protect. Founded in 2001 by a group of design engineers, and located in the heart of Silicon Valley, we are captivated by technology, fanatical about our gadgets, and consumed with making products people love. We make cases that don’t just protect smartphones, MacBooks, e-readers and tablets – they also enhance them, with clever details that spark delight in our customers. Speck's line of products designed for impact with up to date relevant design, fashion, trends, and future technology.

Position Overview:

Are you enthusiastic about creating products with high customer appeal, being hands on and detail orientated?  Do you thrive in a dynamic, fast paced and ever changing environment?  If you answered YES to these questions, then, Speck’s Mechanical Engineering role may be a perfect fit for you.


Speck’s Mechanical Engineer will be a crucial contributor in our development and engineering team as we continue grow and expand our product offerings. This position will have a mix of new product engineering, sustaining engineering, and innovation projects.  The Engineering group works closely with our Design, Marketing and Operations teams, while partnering with our external supply chain vendors.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product industrial design team to determine product styling, design for manufacturability and user ergonomics.
  • Hands-on Enclosure/Parts mechanical architecture design, analysis, documentation and functional validation of mechanical components and assemblies for a variety of accessory products.
  • Develop the 3D CAD, files, and 2D documentation to accurately represent Speck products per our design and development processes.
  • Ensure successful development of production parts with your knowledge, and understanding of materials, part manufacturing methodologies, injection modeling, and rapid prototyping methods.
  • Provide expertise on plastic injection molding and rapid prototyping methods.
  • Consult, influence and negotiate with vendors on project plans, manufacturability, and new product launches.
  • Work with TPE materials, part manufacturing methodologies and processes.
  • Travel internationally to vendors for new product launches and some sustainment activities.  International Travel is required and may be from 10% to 15% of your time. 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in mechanical parts/assembly design for high volume consumer electronics devices, accessories, or consumer products desired.
  • Strong 3D CAD / 2D Drawings skills (Pro/E WF5, Creo 2.0 preferred.  Solid works is also considered.)
  • Experience in surface creation is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and root cause analysis.
  • Able to prepare, read, analyze, and interpret common technical and manufacturing documents.
  • Demonstrated and in depth understanding of design tolerance and dimensioning.
  • A plus to have experience and knowledge regarding integrated electronics.
  • Positive and fun outlook with the ability to meet the needs of an ever changing industry and tight project deadlines.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to be an enthusiastic team player.
  • Possess ability to thrive in a collaborative work environment and love the challenges that come with innovation and change.
  • Results driven with a “do what it takes” mindset to achieve and exceed goals.


Speck Products is an equal opportunity employer.

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