Mechanical Engineer at Latch

| Greater NYC Area
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Renting a home is the world's oldest subscription service. People spend thousands of dollars every month for an experience that is outdated, inconvenient, analog, impersonal, and leaves a lot to be desired. Latch is working to make every building better, and while we've methodically executed this mission since our founding with great success, we're just getting started.

Leveraging our knowledge from companies like Apple, BCG, and IDEO, we’ve rethought how people interact with space. Latch delivers a full-building operating system designed to help owners, residents, and third parties like guests, couriers, and service providers, seamlessly experience the modern building. We’ve done this by combining software, devices, and services into a holistic platform that make spaces more efficient, enjoyable, and profitable.

The next chapter of the Latch story will be our most exciting yet, and we’re looking for more talented team members to help fuel our growth.

Latch is seeking a Mechanical Engineer.

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, and other mechanically functioning systems
  • Development of new product architectures in an attempt to unify multiple product lines
  • Prototyping new product concepts
  • Researching new technologies and developing technical excellence in areas that will become core to Latch’s hardware roadmap
  • Consulting on reliability, quality, and compliance
  • Review and roll-out of our manufacturing in partnership with contract manufacturers and our team in Asia
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems that may occur
  • Investigating equipment failures or difficulties
  • Recommending design modifications to eliminate system malfunctions

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Two (2) years of experience in the job offered
  • Must have two (2) years of experience in:

               - Designing mechanical packaging for 120V electronics

               - Experience in network-enabled consumer electronics (IoT) for use inside of residential properties

               - Utilizing SOLIDWORKS CAD software in a professional environment to model complex assemblies and draft 2D drawings

              - Working with vendors through the Design for Manufacturing (DFM) process and conducting first article inspections

  • Must have two (2) years of experience working with:

             - International part vendors and manufacturing plants

             - Working with cross-functional engineering disciplines and product teams to help produce ERD and PRD documentation and prototyping, including experience with SLA 3D printing, laser cutting, and shop tools

  • Must have two (2) years of experience with producing statistical analysis for process capability studies, and knowledge in final assembly cells/lines for consumer products or building hardware
  • Must have experience managing at least one (1) cycle of the new product development process from concept to production (timelines, communication with partners, cross-functional
  • Travel is required 

Founded in 2014, Latch now has 200+ team members working to reimagine modern buildings of today and drive evolution for the cities of tomorrow. Over half of our team members work in product development roles, and our team leverages established expertise in over 55 professional disciplines.

We offer unlimited Paid Time Off, a comprehensive benefits package, mental health support, and an environment where employees are surrounded by creative, empowered, and dynamic peers.

In conjunction with our ​core values​: Contagious Determination, Humility, Trust, Inclusion, Action with Intent, and Privacy, we approach our work with care and a sense of duty, to make the world a better space.

 

(Ref# 1111)

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Technology we use

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Location

We are located just a quick walk from both Hudson Yards and Penn Station in New York City.

What are Latch Perks + Benefits

Latch Benefits Overview

We are a team of just over 200 employees, all of whom are passionate self starters with unique backgrounds and unexpected stories. We offer unlimited time off, a competitive health package, and the opportunity to work in a creative, dynamic, and fast-paced office environment.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Latch participates in local volunteer activities to connect with our community. Past events have included urban farming, canning and composting, and holiday sock drives.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Latch boasts employee-run committees such the Mental Wellness Committee, Committee to Combat Systemic Racism, and Latch Ladies. More committees always in the works!
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Latch also provides 16 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Latch employees receive unlimited flex PTO and sick days.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Latch hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted at team's discretion.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Latch offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Latch hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
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