Bicycle Frame Design Engineer
Ready to lead our bike frame development as we strengthen our position as the number one city e-bike company in the world? As a Bicycle Frame Design Engineer in our Research & Development (R&D) team, you'll lead the development of our e-bikes' frame and front fork from conceptual stages through to mass production. Your goal will be to make sure that components are built according to specifications and shipped to the given timeline.
As a Bicycle Frame Design Engineer, you'll constantly think outside of the box, ask crucial questions, and dream up innovative solutions. Your skills and expertise will help you to turn conceptual product designs into detailed 2D drawings and 3D models. You’ll work closely with our suppliers and the cross-functional team and be based at our production headquarters in Taipei.
You’ll bring a professional engineering perspective to the table and have a deep working knowledge of product development of industrial products. Our ideal candidate has a strong understanding of the product development process and hands-on experience in bringing products to life. You'll also need the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving, and highly innovative environment.
What you’ll do:
You'll take the product requirements (such as weight/stiffness/cost/other targets) and the design inspiration from our industrial designers to create new, groundbreaking e-bikes.
You'll design tubing, forgings, castings, stampings, etc. for frames, forks, and e-bike components.
You'll create CAD models, drawings, and BOM management, and conduct the release process.
You'll come up with ideas, prototype, and iterate through new design concepts to confirm they meet fit/form/function and manufacturability requirements.
You'll optimize the concepts and designs with analytical and physical assessments, ensuring conformation to regulations governing assigned systems and components.
You'll create and develop components’ specifications to achieve required performance/ design quality.
You'll lead product/components design reviews, mediation in trade-off situations to ensure design solutions are in sync with product attribute targets.
You'll develop and execute components DVP&R to Identify failure mode and weak designs and processes.
You'll work closely with suppliers for tool design accommodation, manufacturing process feasibility, validation, and other engineering activities as specified for the assigned commodity.
You'll work on issues analysis and deliver feasible solutions for troubleshooting.
What you'll bring:
You have a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.
You have at least three years of bike frame design and/or manufacturing experience
You have a solid understanding of design for manufacturing/assembly (DFM/DFA) such as metal stamping, die-casting, forging, machining, and brazing welding.
You have outstanding 3D modelling/2D drawing skills. SOLIDWORKS is an advantage.
You have proven experience in bicycle frame from concept development to production.
You have a detail-oriented mindset with solid documentation skills.
You are a proven problem-solver and have strong communication skills.
You have experience with high volume manufacturing.
You have basic-level English communication skills.
What you'll get:
15 holiday days plus public holidays
Bi-annual performance awards (subject to individual and company results)
Laptop, screens, and software tools
Insider experience in a rapidly-growing international company
A space for you to grow your entrepreneurial skills
Special snacks, tasty coffee, and lots of tea
We’re making it our mission to get the next billion on bikes. Truly city-proof, our rides shrink long commutes, scare off bike thieves, and amplify your pedal power. We’re riding the future together. Are you in?
Job descriptions are difficult to interpret. We understand you might not tick all of the boxes above. The truth is, we don't either. If you feel excited about our upcoming challenges, we encourage you to apply now.