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Mechanical Design Engineer 

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Category Engineering  

Mechanical Design Engineer 

The salary range for this position is $120k - $150k. In addition to a competitive market-based salary, Sciton provides an opportunity to participate in equity/stock incentive programs, a profit-sharing bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package, including 401K with matching.

  ** Sciton requires full vaccination as a condition of employment.**  

Position Summary: Design mechanical aspects of products for concept development, and final production at scale.

In this role, you will:

  • Resource materials and components.
  • Create Bills of Materials (BOMs).
  • Create manufacturing documentation for prototyping and mass production.
  • Develop and build prototypes and run tests to measure their level of function
  • Record and evaluate testing data, altering designs as necessary to bring them to safety,
  • performance, and efficiency standards.
  • Attend, and sometimes lead progress meetings and design reviews with peers.
  • Consult with fabrication teams during product manufacturing, advising them on design
  • specifications and providing physical assistance when required


Position Requirements

Essential Requirements:

  • Highly proficient in Solidworks.
  • Self-directed
  • Experience designing for these manufacturing processes:
    • Machined parts
    • Injection molded parts
    • Sheetmetal parts and assemblies (good working knowledge of PEM inserts and their application)
    • 3D Printing
  • General shop skills to accomplish the fabrication and assembly of prototypes.
  • Ability to liaison with manufacturers and fabricators for prototype and production parts.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, mechanical preferred.
  • 3+ years of work experience in product development.
  • Experience transitioning from prototypes to volume manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of part numbering and revisioning standards and best practices.
  • Adept with mathematics pertaining to engineering calculations.
  • Ability to prepare and present slide shows for design reviews, weekly meeting, client
  • presentations, etc.
  • Experience working with multi-disciplinary engineering teams.
  • Practical experience integrating electronics in mechanical designs.


Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of tolerance definition and description on manufacturing drawings.
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing practices. (GD&T)
  • Working knowledge of Mathematica.
  • Graduate degree in engineering or physics.
  • Machine shop skills (lathe, mill, etc.)
  • Programming skills – C, C++, Python, Java, etc.


Required Documents for Application:

  1. Portfolio of recent design work highlighting the portion of the design for which you were responsible.
  2. Sample of CAD work in native Solidworks format for review.


Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Mechanical Design Engineer  
Location Palo Alto (HQ)  
About the Organization

SCITON is an industry leader and manufacturer of medical aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. With a vision to improve people's lives, our top-tier devices are built to order with integrity by pioneering, customer-focused, and results-driven individuals.

At the heart of it, innovation is a fundamental cornerstone of our culture. We strongly believe that new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time and embrace an open-door culture that welcomes and fosters individuals who are creative, driven, passionate, and willing to take the lead with us. Join us for an opportunity to grow and make an impact.

Life at Sciton:

At Sciton, people matter. We are more than a company; we are a family, which is why we give all our employees:

• The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.

• Empowerment to develop their creative genius and encouragement to be lifelong learners.

• Incentives for creativity and innovation across the organization.


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