Senior Mechanical Engineer

Eight Sleep

Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time



Keywords: remote ancestry

Eight Sleep is the world’s first sleep fitness company. Our mission is to fuel human potential through optimal sleep. We use innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody—changing the way people sleep forever and for the better.

Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors, we have been recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in 2018, 2022 and 2023.

Our temperature-regulated technology, the Pod, is an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. The Pod was also recognized two years in a row by TIME's “Best Inventions of the Year.” It is available for purchase in North America (the United States and Canada) and throughout the United Kingdom, Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Denmark) and Australia via We’re excited by the success of the Pod to date and still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission.

That is why we’re looking for an experienced mechanical engineer to develop products from concept through to production. You’ll be part of a small, mission-driven team and have significant ownership over decisions. We’re growing quickly so there are ample opportunities for career growth.

This role is available in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a hybrid model of remote and on-site work.

How you’ll contribute

  • Architect and design complex electromechanical systems, including plastic, metal, and soft goods components integrated with novel sensors and actuators.

  • Drive designs across the entire development lifecycle, including brainstorming, CAD, prototyping, testing, and ramp into production in Asia.

  • Solve highly cross-functional problems by working with electrical, software, reliability, and manufacturing engineering teams.

  • Perform analysis and testing to ensure designs meet product goals, including thermal, fluid, and structural analysis.

  • Help shape the direction of our products and features by collaborating with industrial design, marketing, and product teams as well as company leadership.

What you need to succeed

  • 5+ years of consumer product design experience with knowledge of injection molding, sheet metal forming, soft goods, and electromechanical systems.

  • Experience shipping high-volume consumer products, including manufacturing support in Asia.

  • Highly proficient with 3D modeling and simulation tools (e.g. Solidworks, NX, Creo).

  • Experience with high-volume manufacturing processes, design for manufacturability and assembly (DFM/DFA), tolerance analysis, functional dimensioning and geometric tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Solid understanding of root cause analysis, DOEs, and other quality measuring techniques.

  • BSME or equivalent. MS preferred.

Why you’ll love Eight Sleep

  • We’re a tight-knit, passionate team that’s working to impact people’s lives by improving the way they sleep

  • Leadership is committed to employees’ wellness and career development

  • You’ll get a better night's sleep every night; all full-time employees receive the Pod

  • Flexible PTO 

  • 100% employer contribution for medical/dental/vision insurance

  • Role ownership, and uncapped growth opportunities

At Eight Sleep we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status

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