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NPI Assembly Engineer



Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

Snap Lab is home to our hardware products with a world-class research & development team. We are focused on pushing the boundaries of what a camera can be, specifically overlaying computing on the real world. Next Generation Spectacles are our first pair of glasses that bring augmented reality to life.

We're looking for a NPI Assembly Engineer to join the Snap Lab team!

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with Engineering and Manufacturing teams on Product DfX, including Design-for-Manufacturability, Design-for-Quality, Design-for-Reliability, Design-for-Cost.

  • Work with Engineering, NPI and consumer electronic contract manufacturers to achieve best-in-class yields, throughput and cost.

  • Engage contract manufacturer and Engineering to ensure operational readiness for prototype builds and production.

  • Establish and drive technology roadmap for manufacturing processes and technologies.

  • Identify, root-cause, and resolve issues affecting throughput, product performance, yield, and reliability for prototype and production builds.

  • Design, guide and review manufacturing, test, and reliability fixtures

  • Provide in-factory manufacturing engineering support for prototype builds.

  • Provide verbal and written technical status on ongoing builds and issues.

  • Estimated travel 20-35%

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Manufacturing or engineering background in consumer electronics or wearable electronic products. Expertise in mechanical assembly, liquid glue dispense/cure, assembly fixture best practices and design, and assembly automation.

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and application of statistics in manufacturing. Includes design-of-experiments, process capability, gauge R&R, ANOVA, FMEAs, problem solving

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering (mechanical, electro-mechanical, optical, material science) or equivalent years of experience

  • 5+ years working in consumer electronics manufacturing with respect to model assembly, electronics testing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working collaboratively with both internal and external partners, domestic and overseas

  • Proficient in written and verbal communication in both Mandarin and English

  • Proficient in designing fixtures and components in CAD tools such as NX or Creo.

  • Six Sigma green belt or black belt certification

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!