Mechanical Engineer Jobs in Hayward, CA at DoorDash

Title: Mechanical Engineer

Company: DoorDash

Location: Hayward, CA

Salary: $100K — $150K *

Category: Transportation

Job Description

About the Team

Chowbotics is at the forefront of bringing automation into the food industry as part of DoorDash. We develop and ship robots that enable convenience through food automation. Our robots are often characterized as compact micro-restaurants that can provide customizable, fresh, healthy meals in closer proximity to consumers than any other food source. We are a team of engineers and manufacturing innovators that have exciting plans for scaling and developing new and more advanced food robots.

About the Role

The product design engineer will collaborate with engineering and other functions to develop designs for mechanical components and systems using Solidworks CAD models. You will report into the Hardware Engineering Manager on the Chowbotics team.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

Create and revise solid models and detailed drawings of complex components and assemblies from design layouts, marked prints, and verbal instructions.

Operate within a product lifecycle management environment to specify parts and assemblies, create product structure, and receive/complete tasks.

Establish component tolerances in accordance with manufacturing capabilities.

Apply design for manufacturability, design for assembly, and design for field serviceability concepts to emerging designs.

Perform tolerance analysis and validation.

Participate in design review activities, defend your designs.

Assist in establishment of basic project design objectives and in the selection of design approaches.

Develop and obtain prototype parts for testing and pre-production activities.

Participate in Engineering and Design Validation testing activities.

We’re excited about you because…

BS/EE and at least seven (7) years of industry experience in vending or refrigerated cabinet systems.

Expert-level understanding of Solidworks 3D CAD and simulation tools.

Understanding of industry standards and compliance standards.

Expert-level understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)

Experience with plastic part design, 3D printing, and injection molding tooling design.

Experience with sheet metal design and solid CNC metal designs.

A highly motivated driver of the concepts of design for manufacturability, design for testability, design for assembly, and design for field serviceability.

Ability to manage time and work effectively while being self-motivated.

Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Experience with refrigerated cabinet design in the vending industry is a plus.

Experience managing ECOs and other manufacturing knowledge.

An innovative mindset that allows the use of intellectual horsepower in dealing with ambiguity and solving problems.

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Valid through: 6/3/2021


About DoorDash

DoorDash Inc. operates an online food ordering and food delivery platform. It is based in San Francisco. With a 56% market share, it is the largest food delivery company in the United States. It also has a 60% market share in the convenience delivery category. As of December 31, 2020, the platform served 450,000 merchants, 20,000,000 consumers, and 1 million deliverers.