Casper is hiring a

Mechanical Engineer

San Francisco, United States

Overview

Casper is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to help us create great things. Our product development team is a strategic and collaborative group. We work across disciplines to develop very considered and unique products surrounding all things sleep. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about crafting beautiful objects with great form and function.

Responsibilities

  • Apply engineering skills to drive the development of new products and the continuous improvement of existing products
  • Work in different materials and fidelities, from quick experimental mock-ups to meticulous mechanical prototypes
  • Develop CAD databases and drawing packages to support the development of products and handoffs to manufacturers
  • Develop and execute test methods and test plans to evaluate materials and product designs
  • Source and engage with manufacturers and vendors
  • Collaborate across design disciplines (ID, Design Research, EE etc) and across other functions within the company (supply chain, marketing, consumer experience, communications, etc.)

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of mechanical design experience, ideally with a focus on consumer products, consumer electronics, soft goods and/or furniture
  • Track record of shipping products with an understanding of what it takes to make that happen
  • Passionate about making physical products
  • Think through building, meticulous attention to detail and curiosity
  • A deep understanding of the principles, tools and technologies of mechanical engineering and manufacturing
  • CAD proficiency
  • Willingness to work in our San Francisco location

About Casper

Casper is a global sleep company that launched in 2014 with one perfect mattress sold directly to consumers — eliminating commission-driven, inflated prices. Its critically acclaimed sleep surface was developed in-house, has a sleek design, and is delivered in a small, "how did they do that?"-sized box. The company is one of the fastest growing consumer brands of all time, and its product line has increased to include sheets, pillows, a matching foundation, and a dog mattress. Casper was named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies in the World, and its eponymous mattress was crowned one of TIME Magazine's Best Inventions of 2015

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Equity shares 
  • Excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Comprehensive 401K program 
  • Fitness and exercise stipend
  • Open vacation policy
  • Bi-weekly catered lunches
  • Free snacks and coffee
  • Nap pods 
  • Gifted bed set (mattress, sheets, pillows)