Packaging Engineer, Product Experience, Ring



Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024


Ring helps connect communities to build safer neighborhoods, and we are currently seeking a Packaging Engineer with strong conceptual and engineering skills to create unique, scalable concepts that drive the future of our packaging and unboxing experience to further that mission. The Product Experience team is a collaborative group of designers, engineers, content strategists, researchers, writers, and program management—raising the bar to deliver delightful products for Neighbors—our customers. This is a unique opportunity to work within and partner with the Amazon Lab126 team, an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronic devices, to build innovative solutions for Ring.

As a Packaging Engineer, you will be responsible for working with our US, China, and Taiwan teams throughout the design cycle, closely monitoring and driving packaging engineering initiatives and processes to lock and implement packaging concepts into mass production. You will be an integral part of executing build strategies, including: DFM innovation, new product development, execution efficiency, mitigating risk, best practices, as well as a key escalation path for packaging process issues. You’ll connect the US and Asia teams to ensure effective cross-functional collaboration, including: Product Development, Global Commodity Management, Strategic Procurement, Program Management, Operations, and Supply Chain. Your emphasis will be on helping to drive the development of packaging part manufacturing and processes towards Marketing and ID intent—bridging the gap between strategic business goals and design priorities.

Key job responsibilities
• Maintain close communication with Asia and US Engineering teams to ensure effective team collaboration and transition from concept lock to manufacturing.
• Identify and develop packaging materials, manufacturing processes, and finishes.
• Design, prototype, and deliver scalable processes to address highly complex programs.
• Drive towards yield and cycle time targets ahead of mass production.
• Collaborate with suppliers, providing design feedback and recommendations including but not limited to features, tolerances, DFM, fixture development, etc.
• Participate in early engagement design recommendations and user testing to optimize solutions.
• Lead detailed engineering studies and provide the risk evaluation to the design team.
• Attend packaging builds; Provide reports to the engineering and core teams.
• Collaborate with Supplier Quality and support issue resolution at suppliers throughout the development cycle.
• Support Operations team ramp at mass production and sustaining as required.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Shenzhen, 44, CHN


- 4+ years of working in mechanical engineering or equivalent experience
- Experience with prototyping and implementation


- Knowledge of SolidWorks simulation or Ansys Finite Element analysis tools
- Experience in the design of complex mechanical products and equipment at volume