Lovevery is a fast-growing brand co-founded by successful entrepreneurs and based in Boise, Idaho. Our customers are parents, and our mission is to help them feel confident they are giving their children meaningful development experiences in the critical early years of life. Taking a science-based approach, Lovevery products have won awards from Red Dot, Parents’ Choice, and NAPPA. TIME Magazine named The Play Kits as one of the Best Inventions of 2018.

We are seeking an Engineering Technician with entrepreneurial ambitions and strong shop experience record to back them up. We make premium products for child development and play, and we need a rock star to help our engineering team create prototypes and support validation testing. The job responsibilities include rapid prototyping using 3D printers, a CO2 laser cutter, a CNC router, and a full woodworking shop to make prototypes of designs handed down from the engineering and design departments. You might be a great catch for us if you have a solid background in model making, exceptional communication skills, thorough attention to detail, and take pride in your work.

Key Attributes of top Candidates

Incredible Attention to Detail – You have strong organizational skills and a keen attention to detail. You have perfectionist tendencies and catch the mistakes that others miss.

Analytical Problem Solving – You have a natural ability to assess problems, develop creative solutions, and make sound decisions.

Intrinsic Humble Hustle – You are a go-getter who makes things happen. You are aware you don’t know everything, are willing to learn new things and have an idea/methodology to go about learning new things. We are raising the bar for our customers every day which requires all of us to continuously grow and learn.

Strong Collaborator and Communicator – You will be working in a world-class, cross-functional team where strong communication and collaboration will be a key part of your success. You are well versed in technical language, but you can also simplify technical concepts to communicate with a non-technical audience when necessary

Project Management – Work ethic, responsiveness, and results orientation matter in every role at Lovevery. You demonstrate strong planning skills and project management skills to quickly drive a variety of different designs to the prototype phase

Compensation

  • Competitive salary, benefits, and stock options package

Job Description

  • Create and collaborate with Design and Engineering teams to develop children's toys and products that promote early stage development
  • Creative physical representations of CAD and Engineering drawings in the form of prototypes using 3D printers, Laser cutters, CNC router, or traditional shop tools
  • Maintain shop conditions and procurement of fasteners, tools, bits, and raw materials
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures for proper and effective use of equipment
  • Perform repairs and preventative maintenance on a variety of machines
  • Design and perform product characterization tests for new and existing products
  • Accurately set up and perform experiments to provide meaningful, repeatable data
  • Apply problem solving techniques and Root Cause Analysis to troubleshoot manufacturing issues
  • Provide technical support for a cross-functional startup team

Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 200+ hours CAD experience (Solidworks preferred)
  • 2-5 years of experience with model making, woodworking, and/or 3D printing
  • Experience with CNC operations including making/editing G Code
  • Natural skill with, experience in, and love of model making and prototyping
  • Experience designing repeatable, accurate experiments with quantifiable outcomes
  • Exceptional technical writing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills
  • Thorough understanding of GD&T
  • Familiarity with mechatronics (Arduino, Raspberry Pi, etc.)
  • Extreme attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience or extracurricular activities related to Engineering discipline
  • Experience with children & child development
  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing methods for wood, textiles, and metal
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • DFMEA & Root Cause Analysis
  • Photo-realistic rendering tool capabilities (Keyshot or similar)

Additional Attributes

  • Genuinely self-motivated
  • Proven resourcefulness and resilience
  • Entrepreneurial personality