• Carlsbad, California

As Purism grows the need for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer on-site in Carlsbad, California is ever more important. We are looking for a team member with experience and a passion for manufacturing. This position may be part-time or full-time depending on skills, availability, and need.

Learn more about Purism.


  • 5+ years experience as a manufacturing engineer or similar role
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process for consumer electronics
  • Proven history of optimizing manufacturing at volume
  • Root cause analysis and problem solving skills
  • Experience reading and understanding electrical schematics
  • Strong initiative and leadership skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to take basic measurements with a DMM or oscilloscope

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering or better
  • Experience soldering SMD components under a microscope
  • Experience using CAD software
  • Experience using GNU/Linux is a plus


  • Communicate with both Engineering and Manufacturing to ensure all information & knowledge is shared between the departments
  • Document each step of the manufacturing process in clear, easy to understand, step-by-step instructions
  • Strong focus on improving efficiency and yield throughout all product lines
  • Find the bottlenecks in the manufacturing throughput and work with Manufacturing and Engineering to improve productivity / output
  • Improve upon the existing inventory management system, making sure all of inventory is properly tracked, using the ERP system where applicable
  • Find and correct any issues or shortcomings in the manufacturing process, informing and instructing those who would execute your improvements
  • Report manufacturability deficiencies or design-related issues to Engineering
  • Work with procurement to obtain materials necessary for Manufacturing to do their job
  • Frequent use of instant messaging chat (Matrix), video chat (Jitsi), and email for communication with Engineering is required

Some details for applying

Please use this template as your email:

  • Subject line: “Manufacturing Engineer – your_name_here
  • List what you’re good at, or what you would like to help us with.
  • Tell us how you got good at it, or how you’d like to help us.
  • Let us know why would you like to be involved with Purism?

Please note that it will take some weeks for us to review applicants and get back to you.

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To apply for this job email your details to hr@puri.sm