Mechanical Design Engineer


Acorn Product Development is a top innovator in product design and engineering for global manufacturability. Acorn has offices in Silicon Valley, Boston, Atlanta and China.

Each year, key Fortune 100 and 500 companies — as well as numerous hot start-ups — hire Acorn to participate in the design of their newest offerings.  Our design talents are focused on consumer products, robotics, industrial, communications, and medical devices.

Working at Acorn is an engineer’s dream. You will learn more, grow faster, work with an excellent team and be appreciated for your contributions. If our requirements fit your background, we want to talk with you!

Position is open for our Newark, CA office.

You Need:

  • BSME. MSME, a plus

  • 5+ years of technical design and engineering analysis, doing product and system design, not components

  • M.E. Design experience in 1 or more of the following markets:

    • Robotics, Consumers, Biotech or Medical Devices (concept through clinical controls)

  • Hands on Project Management of at least 1 full product development cycle of high volume tooled products

  • Working knowledge of design using Injection Molded Plastics and Sheet Metal

  • Working knowledge of fluid handling, mechanism design and automation

  • Knowledge of basic optics

  • Knowledge of basic chemistry

  • Experience with Safety Regulatory Agencies is desirable

  • Solid experience working with clients and suppliers

  • Solidworks and/or Pro/E

  • Hands-on performance in shop/lab work


  • M.E Analysis experience in:

    • Fluid Dynamics

    • Heat transfer

    • Tolerance analysis

    • FEA

    • Shock and vibration

  • Design for manufacturability (high/low volume)

  • Project and Technical Reporting

  • Experience with Lab-on-a-chip and/or microfluidics is desirable

  • Experience in process engineering (workflows) is desirable

For immediate consideration, please contact Human Resources: