Jr. Mechanical Engineer

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Job Tags: usa mechanical engineering jobs, us jobs, us mechanical jobs, usa jobs, mechanical jobs, live mechanical jobs


This is a Full-Time position located in Boston. ~25% traveling required to Seoul/Milan


We are a digital healthcare company specialized in building AI systems to monitor people’s health. We have been making beautifully designed wearables, software platforms and tools, and advanced algorithms, unlocking better health outcomes for thousands of people.

Our customers range from some of the world’s largest institutions to individual users who message us every day and tell us how our products changed their lives. Our newest wearable, EmbracePlus, is sponsored by NASA and will be used to monitor the health of the astronauts onboard the first ever manned mission to Mars. Pharmaceutical companies are using our research platform to fast-track the development of new treatments, while hundreds of academic researchers publish new discoveries on human behavior weekly, all made possible by our E4 smartband and software tools.

And we just partnered with the US’ Department of Health and Human Services to accelerate the release our wearable COVID-19 early detection system.

If you are looking to join a fast-paced growth environment and do meaningful work that can really make a change in people’s lives, keep reading.

The role

As our Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for mechanical aspects of consumer/medical hardware development and support in delivering quality product through all stages of the product lifecycle. You will work collaboratively within a highly cross functional team to concept, design, and manufacture the future of wearable medical devices.

Ideally, you are a product development expert with a track record of solving complex engineering problems in delivering high-volume solutions. You geek-out on bringing new products to market, from concept to container ship.

In addition, working together with other Mechanical Engineers you will:
Support Empatica’s mechanical team in engineering and 3D modeling for all products under development and new releases.
Engage in a variety of prototyping methods to test the design and sensor efficacy
Conduct design for manufacturability and assembly analysis (DFM/A) and cost implication assessments (DFC) for sheet metal, plastic injection molded parts, as well as a variety or electro-mechanical assemblies.
Perform tolerance analysis and apply GD&T principles in creating new product specifications
Apply statistical methods for estimating yield, failure, risk, and process capability.
Focus on root-cause analysis (RCA) of failure modes, predictive modeling, and integration of detailed engineering test processes as a component of complete product quality through the manufacturing process.
Possess and/or develop mechanical fabrication understanding for plastic, ceramic, and metal components.
Implement rigorous test programs and processes to ensure 100% quality on out-going finished product.
Resolve manufacturing and field issues by applying engineering knowledge and skills, escalating issues associated with design, manufacturing, and test to appropriate partners in the organization.
Support the creation of BOMs, AVL, and ECO/ECN through the NPI phases and into sustaining. Integrate with PLM/PDM systems.


What we are looking for

You are the ideal person for this job if you:
Have BS/MS in Engineering Discipline, preferably M.E.
Have minimum 0-3 years of experience (including internships and co-ops) in a similar role
Have Excellent communication skills with ability to clearly and concisely explain ideas at all levels of the company
Have strong 3D CAD skills
Have a data-driven bent nature with a get-it-done MO
Are available to travel up to 25% to Milan/Seoul, with some irregular work hours to support overseas partners and co-workers
Are flexible to adapt to an extremely dynamic and quickly changing work environment

Familiar with high-volume consumer or medical device manufacturing
Have experience with on-shore and off-shore manufacturing partners

You and Empatica would be a perfect match if you are:
A very quick learner
Fun and easy to work with
A hard-worker and collaborative
A doer, with an excellent execution mindset
An outstanding planner, with excellent time management and multitasking skills
Focused on quality and excellence
Flexible in terms of working time and ability to travel
A problem-solving hustler who can take on any big or small project
Passionate about our products and our mission

Life at Empatica

You will join a fast-growing, diverse team of 80+ brilliantly talented humans, who care passionately about what we do and the difference we are making in the world. You’ll get the opportunity to work directly with engineers, data scientists, and designers, across all levels of the organization.

If you jump on board, we can guarantee it won’t be an easy ride, but it will be one of the most rewarding experiences in your career, one that will allow you to learn a lot and test your whole skill-set on multiple projects, which are already helping thousands of people worldwide.

Competitive salary
The position is based at our Boston HQ. We also have an office in Milan, plus an amazing beach summer retreat in Sardinia, Italy!
Flexible work hours
Health Insurance
Free cookies, if you deserve them 😛
Much more…

At Empatica, we support the personal and professional growth of our employees. Beyond the above, you’ll have the possibility to attend conferences, receive dedicated training, and participate in activities relevant to where you want your career to go.

To apply for this job please visit www.linkedin.com.