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Senior Mechanical Engineer – Camera at GoPro in San Mateo, US


This is a Full-Time position in San Mateo posted Feb 06.

Senior Mechanical Engineer – Camera

San Mateo California

Description: GoProneed a Senior Mechanical Engineer – Camera immediately starts from Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:46:21 GMT, this position will be placed in California.

For more detail information about this job vacancy please read the description below. If interested in this position, please email us your resume, along with salary requirements and a cover letter to GoPro starts from Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:46:21 GMT.


GoPro makes the world’s most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging photo and video content during their favorite activities. GoPro’s HERO lines of wearable and gear mountable cameras are used collectively by more consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals than any other camera in the world. Based in San Mateo, California, GoPro’s products are sold in over 100 countries worldwide and at GoPro.com.

GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed.


GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate for the Senior Mechanical Engineer – Camera role. This position will be responsible for developing innovative mechanical design solutions for the camera, mounts and all related accessories. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will contribute to the feasibility studies and coordinate validation testing on new and modified designs. The role will also work closely with internal and external partners to generate all necessary documentation and test plans to ensure product(s) meet specification. In addition, Senior Mechanical Engineer will ensure product features achieve cost, schedule, reliability, thermal and regulatory/safety goals. The ideal candidate should have thorough ability to use state-of-the-art CAD and analysis tools to create mechanical designs, primarily consisting of injection-molded plastic, stamped sheet-metal and die-cast component assemblies for high-volume mass production.


Support the mechanical architecture for new products

Contribute to the overall design, analysis, documentation and functional validation of mechanical components and assemblies

Participate in mechanical engineering evaluation and test to validate the robustness and proper performance of new products

Collaborate with internal and external teams (i.e. Suppliers, partners, manufacturing, operations, quality, tooling, etc.) to ensure the successful development and launch of new products

Contribute to the development of mechanical tooling and production part qualification (i.e. first-article inspections, manufacturing process capabilities (Cp/Cpk), measurement gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R), material certifications, etc.)

Utilize best-in-class tools to develop innovative mechanical solutions to highly complex problems

Assist direct support personnel in all mechanical related activities throughout the product development cycle

Enhance existing methodology and processes to ensure continuous improvement

Assist in the audit and provide input on mechanical suppliers and external partners

Protect company intellectual property by submitting patent applications


B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent; M.S. degree preferred

8+ years of relevant experience in mechanical and/or product design development

Experience in the development of consumer electronics products; preferably in handheld, mobile and wireless devices

Thorough knowledge and experience in using Pro/Engineer solid modeling and assembly creation

Working knowledge of using FEA tools such as ANSYS or equivalent

Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing and performing statistical tolerance analysis

Experience with Asia ODM partners and manufacturing suppliers

Ability to travel

Ability to work cross‐functionally teams

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Results and deadline driven

Works with minimal supervision on complex efforts on the mechanical development of components and subsystems of devices

Ability to handles various projects simultaneously in a productive and timely manner

Team player

Take great pride and ownership in designs produced


Start‐up company experience

Experience in sports products

GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Date Posted

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:46:21 GMT




San Mateo, CA

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