Principal Mechanical Engineer
Job Details
Full Time
About the Job

As a Principal Mechanical Engineer, you will work alongside engineers, designers, and researchers in a dynamic environment. You will participate in the daily activities of the Mechanical Engineering team to create meaningful solutions to challenging product design problems. You will take a lead role in the mechanical design and commercialization of innovative medical devices, consumer products, and commercial products by driving detailed development, engineering analysis, and technical documentation. While your primary role will be technical, you'll also manage projects, and mentor junior engineers. This position is based in either our Boston or San Francisco offices. 


Job Responsibilities 

If the responsibilities below align with your career goals, wed love to talk with you!

  • Execute mechanical design activities: CAD (Solidworks preferred), design for manufacturability for a range of manufacturing processes (DFM), design for assembly (DFA), prototyping, testing, product quality checks, engineering analyses including FEA simulation, and technical documentation.
  • Serve as a Technical Lead on projects.
  • Drive engineering excellence by acting as a mentor to junior engineers
  • Partner with the Director of Mechanical Engineering to improve processes and procedures.
  • Oversee and support the planning and preparation of design deliverables and client presentations.
  • Ensure deliverables are met per client expectations and project proposals.


About You


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • At least 10 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer, primarily in product development.
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary teams and an understanding of what those disciplines do and how it affects your work.

Preferred Experience

  • Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or Product Design
  • Experience designing within ISO 13485 or other QMS systems and/or Design for Six Sigma training
  • Experience working in a consulting environment
  • Familiarity with every stage of the product development process
  • A passion for mechanical engineering and product development
  • An innovative mindset and desire to continue to learn and grow.
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills.


About Delve + Bresslergroup

Delve + Bresslergroup is a full-service design and innovation consultancy, now with even deeper expertise and more talent. In 2021, the two companies merged into one cohesive and successful team. Our 170+ creative, curious, talent professionals create meaningful products, services, and experiences in categories ranging from medical devices to consumer and commercial products, transportation, and more. From our offices in Boston, Philadelphia, Madison, and San Francisco, we provide strategy, research, design and engineering to forward-thinking leaders around the globe.


Be inspired. Be inspiring. Be yourself.

Delve embraces difference because creativity, curiosity, and diversity drive innovation. We nurture a supportive and inclusive environment. Be yourself and create a future that improves lives.

We encourage applicants of color and those with diverse lived experiences to apply.


Life at Delve + Bresslergroup

We realize that you are making a big decision when considering a new job. You need to consider salary, the inherent satisfaction you will get from your work, and whether you will enjoy working with your colleagues. We’ve built a culture that represents our values. Here are a few big and little things we think make Bresslergroup and Delve a fun and safe place to spend your days, create lasting friendships, and build your career:

  • Offices located in the design centers of vibrant cities with great walking access to coffee shops, shopping districts, and restaurants
  • Well-designed studios with ergonomic workspaces, collaborative work areas and access to natural light for those who want it, and dark and quiet areas for those who don’t
  • Dog friendly offices with great dogs like Zoe, Selki, and Talia
  • A flexible vacation policy- we trust you know when you need to recharge
  • Flexible work hours and ability to work remotely
  • Access to public transportation and indoor bike parking
  • Support for affinity groups and employee resource groups.
  • A professional development budget for access to conferences and, training, etc.
  • Access to prototype machine shops and engineering labs for professional and personal projects