Carv Mechanical Engineer
At MotionMetrics, we create digital sports coaching experiences. Our first product is Carv, a digital skiing coach that blends hardware, software and real-time audio instruction to coach people how to ski better - a world first across sports.
We’ve shipped 21,000 units to date and are doubling production every year to keep up with demand. This is an outstanding opportunity to work in a fast growing VC backed sports technology start-up in London, alongside a fantastic team of hardware and software engineers, marketing and customer service experts who are all passionate about changing the paradigm of coaching.
About the role
We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team and bring solid engineering and product development experience to Carv. You will be working within our multidisciplinary hardware team to take the lead on testing and characterisation of the product, using this knowledge to inform development of future generations of hardware. You will be involved through the complete product life cycle, from brainstorming new concepts, test fixtures, and prototypes, through to solving engineering problems within our supply chain during mass production.
Your main responsibilities:
Testing and validation of the existing product and future prototypes.
Designing test fixtures and collecting data to validate design decisions.
Creatively solving problems that occur during prototyping and manufacturing.
Optimising the product DFMA.
Producing documentation to ensure products are produced to spec.
Troubleshooting user issues with current products and using this data to inform future design decisions.
Our candidate is someone who:
Has 2+ years of experience.
Has experience working in multi-disciplinary teams developing consumer electronics or wearables.
Has experience in product testing and validation, previously working with bespoke test fixtures and testing methods.
Has a solid understanding of manufacturing processes at both high and low volumes.
Is in their element working through an iterative design process to make the best product possible.
Nice to have:
Experience with manufacturing consumer electronics in China.
Highly proficient in Solidworks or a similar CAD package
Comfortable using FEA tools for design analysis.
Pay / Benefits
Competitive remuneration plus equity
Please send a CV and short covering email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loved by every level of skier
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National Ski Patroller
“I got accurate feedback. The same type of coaching my coach would give. I was blown away.”
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PSIA Alpine Examiner
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