Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

San Francisco, CA /
Hardware Engineering – Mechanical Engineering /
"Best Places to Work 2019" -SF Business Times

We are looking for a Senior HVAC Engineer to join our growing team.  Engineering at Molekule is responsible for developing and manufacturing products featuring our innovative PECO technology. 

You will help build processes, capability, standards, and the foundation for products, to extend our ability to improve air quality to more people around the world.  This is a cross-functional role that combines technology integration, productization, and customer facing relationship development to deliver high quality products and implementations that push the boundaries of what our technology can do.

What's In It For You

    • Career Growth: Progress and learn technically, stability, career development/path in technical area critical to company goals
    • Work Environment: autonomy, ownership, recognition of achievements, life-work balance(see what we did there), challenges
    • Culture: transparency of goals and plans, support, collaboration, trust, community, passion, growth mindset 
    • Benefits: time off, no cost family health insurance, matching 401K, flexibility (ie: work day start and end times, occasional work from home) 

What You Will Own

    • Leading the design of a revolutionary air purifier
    • Design responsibilities including mechanical, filter, sensor, power, and control components
    • Maintain records, reports and files necessary to accomplish and track job objectives
    • Work with vendors on scoping, planning, and supporting prototype builds
    • Define product requirements based on typical system layout and use cases
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, professional development, reviewing technical publications, benchmarking best practices
    • Work with vendors on scoping, planning, and supporting prototype builds
    • Evaluate contract manufacturers and work closely with external consultants, and internal engineering team to incorporate DFM feedback and prepare product for small to large-scale manufacturing
    • Analyze test data and work with internal and external partners to design future experiments to show device performance
    • Educate internal sales, marketing, and product teams

What you will bring to Molekule

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience
    • Full product development cycle knowledge from setting requirements to mass production
    • Machine shop and laboratory experience working on prototypes and testing
    • Understanding of a variety of manufacturing processes including sheetmetal fabrication and injection molding
    • Understanding of test standards and protocols
    • Capability with diverse CAD tools including Solidworks, CREO, and AutoCAD
    • Experience working with International and Domestic OEM partners
    • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent presentation and documentation skills
    • Experience establishing processes setting standards for best practices
    • Experience working directly with customers and end users
    • Relationship building with sales and marketing teams
    • Ability to clearly communicate technical details to non-technical people
    • Interest in driving innovation through learning, testing, prototyping, and application

What you could also bring

    • Familiarity working with industrial design teams 
    • Passion for sustainable products and the clean air space specifically
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Finally ...
Look, we want to build the best team possible. If you have the desire to grow, learn, and bring your best self, but you feel that you don’t check all the boxes above, we recommend you apply.

We are Molekule and we’re changing air purification. Molekule uses 20 years of breakthrough science to destroy airborne pollutants, leaving behind truly, clean air. Our mission isn’t just making air purifiers, but cleaning the air everywhere. It’s a lofty goal, but that's why we need you.

Molekule Values:
"Check your ego at the door."
Determination & Grit
"We believe in what we're doing, that's why we persevere through problems."
"We roll up our sleeves, do the work, own the outcomes, and are proud of our contributions (no matter the size)."
"We're all in this together."
"We're devoted to changing the world for the better."
Growth Mindset
"I know that I don't know everything, there's always more to learn. I learn from my mistakes."
"Candid, Effective, Respectful. Assuming Good Intentions."

Organizational Philosophy
The objective of all organizational processes is to turn our organization into something scalable, repeatable, and efficient that reflects our culture.

Our organizational philosophy is "Every great accomplishment is the result of a team working in harmony, not just individuals. We believe teamwork and a sense of egalitarian"  responsibility is fundamental to building a great organization.

Molekule is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We will consider employment for qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. The Company will also not discharge, or in any manner discriminate or retaliate against, any employee who discloses their own wages, discusses the wages of others, inquires about another employee’s wages, or aids or encourages any other employee to do the same. The Company is not obligated to disclose wages.

Applicants with disabilities may e-mail or text or call 415.439.0018, to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time.