Manager, Mechanical Engineering

Manager, Mechanical Engineering
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Reality Lab's mission is to give people the tools to feel connected anytime, anywhere. We create new, category-defining consumer hardware and software that are immersive, social and increase the depth of people's connections. The team is a diverse group of problem solvers, inventors, and proven visionaries who are relentless about transforming everyday occurrences into rich experiences that have the potential to improve the way billions of people live. We've introduced our first generation of Oculus virtual reality products and are committed to driving the technology forward through continued innovation. Our Portal line of consumer hardware is changing how friends and families connect, and our Spark AR platform is the largest augmented reality platform in the world, powering mobile AR experiences across Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger. In the future, our AR glasses will merge the physical and digital worlds, blending what's real with what's possible, resulting in the next mainstream, must-have, wearable consumer technology. As a Mechanical Engineering Manager, you will manage a team of engineers responsible for the mechanical design of high-volume consumer AR products. You will lead a group of experts in mechanical design, materials, processing and fabrication methods. We seek a team leader that can build and manage teams that will deliver innovative products.
Manager, Mechanical Engineering Responsibilities
  • Manage a team of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Identify key roles required for team success and recruit top talent into AR/VR.
  • Provide team guidance, regular feedback, education, coaching and mentoring.
  • Create career development plans, manage performance, create performance reviews.
  • Collaborate with leadership team and design partners to define compelling products and the processes needed to create them.
  • Perform architecture and design reviews to ensure hardware quality.
  • Collaborate across multiple engineering disciplines in a team environment.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 10+ years of experience with product design.
  • 5+ years of experience managing engineering teams through product development cycles.
  • Experience in mass production, working with both domestic and overseas manufacturing.
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 10+ years experience managing design teams for high-volume consumer products.
  • Experience using handheld and wearable electronics.
  • Experience with optical components and assemblies.
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$167,000/year to $230,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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