Bridge Appliances, Inc. Mechanical Engineer Portsmouth, NH · Full time

Mechanical Engineer


Company Overview:

At Bridge Appliances, we believe in the transformative power of food and technology. Our mission is to empower small and medium-sized restaurants to compete with industry giants through automation. By providing state-of-the-art robotic appliances that streamline operations, reduce expenses, and enhance efficiency, we level the playing field and foster success for businesses of all sizes.

Who You Are:

We are seeking individuals who share our passion for food, technology, and making a positive impact. Innovation is in your DNA, as you thrive on exploring new possibilities, challenging the status quo, and finding creative solutions in the world of commercial kitchen robotics. Accessibility is at the heart of your approach, believing in inclusivity and ensuring everyone has access to user-friendly, affordable, and efficient tools. You uphold an uncompromising dedication to Quality, consistently striving for excellence and delivering exceptional results.

As a member of our team, you will play a vital role in shaping the future of the commercial kitchen robotics industry. We value individuals who are driven, self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Collaboration and teamwork are essential to our success, and we encourage effective communication, embracing diverse perspectives, and working cohesively with colleagues.


  • Final Design and Design Freeze: Develop and improve systems based on field testing and certification feedback. Implement Design for Manufacturing (DFM) systems for efficient manufacturing and assembly. Collaborate with cross-functional teams for seamless component integration.
  • Product Validation: Define and execute system test procedures to validate product performance and reliability. Analyze test results and iterate designs accordingly.
  • Production Fixture Design and Inspection Criteria: Work with the production manager to develop efficient assembly processes and robust quality assurance systems. Lead the development of production processes and quality standards for contract manufacturers.
  • Documentation: Prepare comprehensive design documentation, including specifications, drawings, bills of materials, assembly instructions, and test/inspection criteria. Maintain accurate records throughout the design and development process.
  • Collaboration and Innovation: Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, and software engineers. Provide technical guidance and mentorship, fostering a culture of innovation, continuous improvement, and teamwork.


  • Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, or passed FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) exam.
  • Experience: 2-5 years of experience in product design engineering, preferably in the consumer or commercial appliances industry, automation, or research and development. Experience in a full product development cycle, including UL or other certifications and product shipment, is highly desirable.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency with SolidWorks and simulation tools. Strong understanding of electromechanical and automation systems. Familiarity with designing parts for injection molding, die casting, or stamping is a plus.
  • Innovative Problem-Solving: Demonstrated ability to design and implement innovative engineering solutions. Strong analytical skills to analyze complex problems, identify root causes, and propose effective resolutions.
  • Leadership and Project Management: Proven ability to lead projects and collaborate with cross-functional teams. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to provide technical guidance and mentorship.

Join our team and contribute to our mission of transforming the culinary industry with our cutting-edge automated kitchen appliances. As a Senior Product Design Engineer, you will shape the future of our products, enhance operational efficiency, and provide an exceptional experience for our customers.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to the Bridge Appliances team.