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Senior Mechanical Engineer, Product Development



Other Engineering, Product
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Bevi is on a mission to disrupt the beverage supply chain and replace single-use water bottles with smart water machines. Thousands of companies use Bevi to sustainably provide their employees with pure, sparkling, and flavored water at work. As the market leader in IoT-enabled beverage machines, we’ve raised over $160M in venture capital and we have grown tremendously each year since launch. In addition to maintaining hypergrowth with our current product line, Bevi is heavily investing in new product development.

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer, Product Development to play a critical role in designing and putting into production our next generation of machines that will continue to disrupt the beverage supply chain. Working with a small team and collaborating closely with senior leadership in Engineering and Product, the ideal candidate will help drive our current product line to market, and support the design and delivery of our next generation of products. This is an opportunity to be involved in all aspects of product engineering in a fast-paced startup, to rapidly grow your technical skill set, and to own the delivery of a new and exciting product that will change the way people think about how they get their water.

As a Mechanical Engineer at Bevi, you will:

  • Design, analyze, prototype and test hardware systems that deliver compelling beverages without the waste of the traditional supply chain
  • Translate product requirements into complete technical solutions that satisfy challenging business, design and schedule requirements
  • Work closely with industrial designers, electrical, firmware, software, and other mechanical engineers to develop a refined product
  • Lead the development of systems or subsystems and integrate into a single delivered product
  • Develop designs from benchtop prototypes all the way through 3D and 2D CAD for manufacturing
  • Develop and execute tests to prove performance, reduce quality risk and build product reliability
  • Provide leadership and mentorship in your areas of specialization
  • Participate in the design review process
  • Drive work independently while managing ambiguity, and be proactive in managing and communicating risk
  • BSME or MSME with a minimum of 6+ years relevant work experience in designing products that requires integration of mechanical and electrical components
  • Skilled SOLIDWORKS user, with experience working collaboratively in large assemblies, modeling complex parts, and creating toleranced 2D part and assembly drawings (experience with GD&T a plus)
  • Experience launching a product for mass production
  • Professional experience designing for various manufacturing processes such as stamping, molding, and casting, and knowledge of materials used in these processes
  • Strong hands-on skills to build and test prototypes
  • Systems design approach with strong tradeoff analysis skills and ability to drive to a final solution while evaluating multiple alternatives simultaneously
  • Familiarity with modeling and analysis tools such as FEA, MatLab, MathCAD, etc.
  • Familiarity with data acquisition and measurements tools
  • Bias for action and strong history of delivering results
  • Passion for collaboration and rapid development in a fast-paced environment
  • Well-organized and excellent communication skills, to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to be in the office 4-5 days per week
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance plans with BlueCross BlueShield, 95% paid by employer
  • 401(k) with company match, and environmentally responsible investment options
  • Flexible PTO plus 9 company holidays, and additional paid days for sick leave, etc (including sustainability or social justice volunteer events)
  • Generous fully paid parental leave for both birth parents and non-birth parents
  • Fully employer paid disability and life insurances
  • Wellness and fitness reimbursements
  • Monthly stipends for cell phone use and commuting costs
  • Onsite snacks and (of course) unlimited Bevi ... plus composting and terracycling, too
  • Happy hours, pancake breakfasts, Hero awards - and more!
  • Join a team that shares our Bevi Core Values:
    • Put Customers First
    • Be Great to Work with
    • Raise the Bar Together
    • Act Like You Own the Business
    • Be Curious and Ask Why
    • Champion Sustainability