simplehuman is hiring a

Product Development & Quality Engineer

Torrance, United States

The role…

simplehuman is seeking a Product Development & Quality Engineer to join our QA team.   This is a hybrid role that works on both new product introduction (NPI) as well as continuous product quality assurance (Sustaining) engineering over the entire product life cycle.  In new product development, this role will be heavily involved in the development of exploratory testing procedures, and the hands-on testing of new product concepts, prototypes, samples and packages.  In Sustaining engineering, this role will analyze product quality, perform product tear-downs, and provide ideas for mechanical design, manufacturing, or packaging improvements to all product lines.  This is a full-time position based in our Torrance, CA office.


  • Create test plan and perform testing during product development phase, prior to product production release
  • Evaluate hardware and software conformance and performance
  • Develop and improve test methods and equipment
  • Analyze testing data to assist design engineers in decision-making
  • Compile and write training materials on quality control activities
  • Evaluate product performance for continuous improvements



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • At least 2 years of QA experience in consumer electronics
  • A problem solver
  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Strong project management skills



We create tools for efficient living.  Through innovation and new technologies, we find ways to streamline simple tasks – ones that are so basic that we take them for granted.  We make gorgeous trash cans that respond to voice commands, mirrors that speak with Alexa, and soap pumps that dispense with a wave of the hand.  At simplehuman, we value ingenuity, precise communications, fast iteration and scrappiness.  We’re laid-back, but work hard.  And we only build products we love to use ourselves.

  • Tight-knit team with work hard, play hard tradition – we take pride in individual and team success and push boundaries to make the best products.
  • Cool office with full-court gym + fitness activities/classes (basketball, yoga, volleyball, badminton, krav maga, more) + weight room
  • Free Friday breakfasts + birthday celebrations + holiday parties/trips + juice club
  • Great Benefits + Competitive Compensation