At Fictiv, we’re inspired every day by our customers and teammates

You’ll have the opportunity to interact with some of the most renowned companies on the planet who make physical products loved by millions. You’ll be working with some of the highest quality and most talented vendors who produce what seems impossible to produce. You’ll be surrounded by a wicked awesome team (think PhDs, Ironmans, artists) who are obsessed with winning the hearts and minds of product engineers and designers who are literally building the future (think autonomous cars)... today.

Impact in this Role

Your role as a IM Manufacturing Engineer will be to support and drive improvement to our critical manufacturing functions. We have two sets of customers—our builders, who order parts through us, and our manufacturing partners, who manufacture and assemble these parts—and you’ll be consistently working at the interface between the two.  At Fictiv, we believe in creating the world’s premier platform for hardware manufacturing, and you’ll be playing a critical role in making that happen.

In your role as the Manufacturing Engineer, you will be reviewing and analyzing the manufacturability and costs associated with part fabrication (injection molding) and mechanical assembly. In this role, you’ll be using your Mechanical Engineering background, knowledge of manufacturing processes, and experience having brought mechanical components into high volume manufacturing to determine what design changes may need to be made to our builders’ design specifications in order to meet their needs and to very accurately price out the cost of fabricating a part. Ultimately, you’ll be working daily to use your technical expertise to provide pricing to builders and to assist in the development of costing calculators and, ultimately, automation of costing & DFM to reduce the time to quote for our builders and reduce overhead for our manufacturing partners.

You will report to the Lead Manufacturing Engineer.

What you’ll be doing: 

  1. 3D model /2D drawing Review – Analyze models, drawings, parts lists, and other data to determine scope of work, fabrication feasibility, cost to fabricate, and minimum lead time, Use the quoting tools to generate the reasonable quote.

  2. DFM Feedback – Provides DFM feedback to builders, such as recommended design alterations for cost reduction in part fabrication, recommendation to modify the unreasonable feature/structure.

  3. Quoting Tool Improvement – provide feedback for the injection molding quoting tool and help to refine the logic of the calculator and quoting process.

  4. Program Support – Although your primary responsibilities are centered around supporting RFQ package evaluation, you’ll sometimes use your technical expertise to provide recommendations for how unblock or de-risk orders that are already in production

  5. Enablement – Based on your technical experience, create and shareback presentations on technical manufacturing topics to our sales and manufacturing teams.

 

Desired backgrounds: 

  1. 3+ years of injection molding tooling design experience

  2. 3+ years of Manufacturing Engineer experience 

  3. Skillful of one 3D software and one 2D software

  4. Extensive experience with generating quotes and providing mechanical component DFM feedback to customers

  5. Understanding of GD&T and conventional (coordinate) tolerancing.

  6. Fluent in written English, speaking English is prefered

  7. university degree and above

  8. Experience working with multiple of the following processes: Injection Molding (tooling and part production)

  9. Experience working with multiple of the following processes: CNC machining, compression molding, urethane casting, etc...

  10. Very strong team orientation & communication skills

  11. Enjoys sharing knowledge and teaching others about manufacturing and assembly processes

 

 


 

About Fictiv

Fictiv is transforming how teams design, develop, and deliver the next generation of hardware products.

Fictiv is a manufacturing platform and the most efficient way to fabricate parts. Powered by a distributed network of highly vetted vendors, Fictiv provides the critical infrastructure teams need to streamline prototyping and accelerate development cycles. The online interface makes it easy for customers to get instant quotes, review manufacturing feedback, and manage orders—all through a single service.

We’re actively seeking potential teammates who can bring diverse perspectives and experience to our culture and company. We believe inclusion is the best way to create a strong, empathetic team. Our belief is that the best team is born from an environment that emphasizes respect, honesty, collaboration, and growth.

We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups, including but not limited to women, members of the LGBTQ community, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans.

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