Senior Mechanical Engineer - Injection Molded Plastics

Aperia Technologies

Burlingame, CA, USA

Full time

Aug 8

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Job Title

Senior Mechanical Engineer - Injection Molded Plastics

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Burlingame, CA 94010

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Company Information

​​​​Aperia is unlocking a new era of efficiency & profitability for commercial vehicle fleets, by developing innovative hardware & analytics solutions. Inventors of the award-winning Halotm Automatic Tire Inflator and cloud-deployed Halo Connect platform, Aperia saves fleets thousands of hours of downtime every week and reduces the environmental impact of the freight industry. Join us as we expand our product offering and take the next steps on our journey toward bringing the “backbone of our economy” into the automation age and the Internet of Things (IoT).

 Your Role

We are searching for a Senior Mechanical Engineer who is an excellent CAD Designer and Injection Molding Subject-Matter Expert, to play a crucial role in both the design of next-generation products and the continued scale-up of the Halotm Tire Inflator and related products. As Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will work closely with Operations, Quality, and Suppliers to improve and scale Aperia’s products.

 Your Responsibilities

  • ​​​​​Design of Next Generation Tire Inflation Products
  • Own the design of new tooled components and assemblies as a part of the development of next-generation products.
  • Use Solidworks CAD & engineering analysis (FEA, Matlab, Excel, Simulink, etc) to develop designs.
  • Provide an expert voice for the Engineering team for tooled components and assemblies, through the concept, engineering development, process development, and validation stages of product development.
  • Develop and execute verification and validation plans for tooled parts.
  • Build and release ECO’s in Arena PLM, following Aperia best practices & policies.
  • Identify and document tooled part design and validation guidelines.
  • Improve & Scale Current Products
  • Partner with the Operations team to analyze and resolve quality & manufacturability issues, with a special focus on plastic components.
  • Optimize designs/drawings for manufacturability and collaborate with suppliers to achieve strong DFM of Tooled components.
  • Support Operations in bringing up new tools as needed to scale production, second source, or introduce new components.


  • 5 or more years of direct experience designing, tooling, qualifying, and supporting complex mass-produced injection molded components. Through this experience you have developed strong expertise in the following areas:
  • Utilizing engineering plastics to achieve challenging technical requirements.
  • Qualifying tools for parts with tight tolerances and critical characteristics.
  • CAD Design and detailing of complex molded parts (Solidworks preferred).
  • Working with suppliers to develop optimal datum & tolerance strategies.
  • Implementing SPC, and specifying & qualifying gages (Go/No-Go, form/profile, etc).
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead complex projects and small teams.


  • Half mile from Milbrae BART/Caltrain (and we cover your public transportation costs)
  • Full suite of benefits (health, dental, vision, 401k, etc)
  • Machine shop for your personal use
  • Great team!

Aperia Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances

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