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Fitbit Visual Mechanics Engineer in Shanghai, China

Visual Mechanics Engineer

at Fitbit

China - Shanghai

At Fitbit, our mission is to help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals.

We started our journey in 2007—as a team of two with one big idea. Since then, we’ve grown to over 1,500 employees, sold over 60mm devices, and built a health and fitness community across the globe. In fact, the Fitbit Community has taken enough steps to walk from the Sun to Pluto! Offering award-winning products, a top-rated mobile app and an easy-to-use online dashboard, Fitbit provides personalized experiences that help our users reach their goals. With a reenergized focus on innovative devices, interactive experiences, and enterprise health we are transforming the way consumers and businesses see health & fitness.

From your first steps as a Fitbitter, you will be at the forefront of developing new products. Our culture combines the spirit of startup with the perks of being public. We offer a competitive benefits package and amazing perks like unlimited snacks, Friday happy hours, onsite workout classes, and a strong focus on a healthy work-life balance. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, contribute your ideas to life-changing products and services, and—above all—have fun doing it.

Fitbit’s HQ campus is located in the heart of San Francisco with office locations in Boston, San Diego and around the world.

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  • As main contact window in China to drive the CMF intent.

  • Engage and leverage supplier on surface finishing process development to achieve the project CMF goal. Working on color matching and formulation of coating and substrates.

  • Coordination on creation and distribution of reference samples and CMF target from supplier.

  • Engage stakeholders to understand and align on Visual Quality Criteria and Fitbit Quality Specifications

  • Define acceptable Quality Criteria and creation of Defect Sample Boards

  • Supplier Audit to identify capable suppliers, assess their surface treatment processes for capacity and quality.

  • Review supplier process flow, equipment selection, DFM, and DOE proposals which related to CMF.

  • Responsible for root cause analysis and corrective action plan implementation on CMF issues and risk.


  • 5+ years’ experience working in close collaboration with a US or European based company.

  • 5+ years of experience on mechanical process development, especially on surface finishing process (such as Painting, Polishing and Anodizing).

  • 5+ years of experience working with Asian suppliers and ODM/CM/JDM partners, specifically designing and ramping high volume parts and assemblies.

  • Need extreme sensitivity on color and visual quality.

  • Expertise in the areas of: DOE and SPC techniques, Six Sigma experience preferred.

  • Able to use 3D MCAD, Creo preferred.

  • Highly motivated to teach, learn, and contribute.

  • An ability to communicate well with cross-functional team members, efficiently collaborate to achieve project goals, and contribute positively to the engineering community.

  • Domestic and international travel up to 40%.

Fitbit is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or other statuses protected by law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance Fitbit will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Individuals seeking employment at Fitbit are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.