6 Feb 2018

Full-Time Google – Product Design Engineer

jobsChicago, Illinois, United States

Product Design Engineer

Job Description

Product Design Engineer, Consumer Hardware

Seeking a Product Design Engineer as a member of a fast-paced multi-disciplinary team, you use your creativity and diverse range of engineering experience to explore solutions to a variety of engineering problems. As a mechanical engineer, you participate in the design, analysis, and prototyping of new concepts. You work in a manufacturing and product oriented development environment and collaborate with vendors and outside sources in order to see parts through to manufacture.

As a Product Design Engineer you will help to reinvent the shape of electronics: balancing comfort, performance, and appearance. You will work on a team that balances these in an innovative and harmonious design that complements and enables the technology. You are comfortable working on the borders of risk, actively communicating among a team to establish a design direction, creating prototypes that demonstrate it, and working to scale that prototype.

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Only one thing consistently stands in the way between our users and the world’s information—hardware. Our Consumer Hardware team researches, designs, and develops new technologies and hardware to make our user’s interaction with computing faster, more powerful, and seamless. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, our Consumer Hardware team is making people’s lives better through technology.


  • Manage the subsystem and/or individual part designs from concept to production.
  • Oversee supplier/partners of subsystems and/or individual part design from concept to production.
  • Investigate cause design issues to improve designs with the goal of successfully deliver products to mass production.
  • Design for function, reliability, human factors, manufacturability, and cosmetic requirements.

Qualifications Minimum qualifications:

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, or related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 1 year of relevant work experience with consumer and handheld product design.
  • Experience with CAD tools (PTC Creo) and mechanical simulation tools.
  • Experience with mechanical design of plastic and metal components, PCBs/FPCBs, and acoustics used in consumer electronic products.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with fabrication.
  • Experience collaborating across project teams.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: CAD tools, Creo, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, and Product Engineer. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: CAD, jobs, Product Engineer, and PTC Creo. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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