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Senior, Mechanical Engineer

Magic Leap

Magic Leap

Other Engineering
Plantation, FL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Job Description

Magic Leap is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to create new exciting products through design, prototype, manufacturing, testing and production release. The Senior Engineer takes part in R&D, creating architectural designs, provides technical leadership within the mechanical engineering organization and works closely with various teams including Industrial Design, Electrical Engineering, Reliability, Manufacturing & Suppliers to ensure the product meets its goals. Qualified candidates will thrive in a fast-paced, hands-on environment and will need to be familiar with the Product Life Cycle process.


  • Gather and develop component level design requirements and specifications with stake-holders across all disciplines.
  • Perform R&D to determine the optimal technology within product cost restraints.
  • Design solutions for challenging technical issues or requirements as part of a team within the Mechanical Engineering Organization.
  • Lead and hold engineering design reviews.
  • Lead and drive design improvements to address reliability/usability issues as reported by customers.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing, suppliers and outsource partners to lead the design and development of products and/or parts of products to meet mass production requirements.
  • Collaborate, mentor, lead teammates and peers across disciplines to deliver new products.
  • Lead and drive prototype builds, troubleshooting issues on the manufacturing lines.
  • Work with the Project Management team to create product schedules and manage the design development accordingly.
  • Position will require travel to supplier and manufacturing sites as permitted by CDC guidelines and recommendations.


  • 8+ years of product development experience from cradle to grave.
  • Experience designing electronic packaging is a must.
  • Experience working with suppliers developing various part designs (Plastics, Sheet Metal, Die Cast, Thermoform, Packaging, Die Cuts) and a solid understanding of their manufacturing processes.
  • Strong analytical skills for troubleshooting and root causing issues.
  • Good communication and leadership skills to facilitate design discussions and reviews across the organization, suppliers and design partners.
  • Proficient with 3D CAD design using Creo or Solidworks. (Master Modeling, Surfacing, Sheet Metal, & Drawing recommended)
  • Hands-on experience building and testing prototypes in a team environment
  • Familiar with Optical and Force measurement systems.
  • Experience with GD&T, & FEA
  • Familiar with mass production manufacturing processes and fixtures.
  • Familiar with Reliability specifications MIL-STD, IEC, & UL


  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering (M.S. preferred)
Additional Information
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.
Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location. In addition to salary, Magic Leap offers a discretionary bonus, equity, and a fully comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.
US Base Salary Range
$123,000$172,000 USD