Honeywell Studio Engineering lead, HARDWARE , Shanghai, HOME, HBT in Shanghai, China

Studio Engineering lead, HARDWARE , Shanghai, HOME, HBT

Innovate to solve the world's most important challenges

At Honeywell Homes, we bring comfort, safety, security and wellness to millions of people all over the world. Come join us and make a difference in their lives. As announced last year Honeywell Homes is to become an independent stand-alone company, this is a great opportunity to join a new company and build a new brand experience.

We are seeking an ambitious Studio Engineer and Problem solver to create the next generation of user experiences on a wide variety of Connected Home hardware and solutions. This role is based in our Design Studio in Shanghai, China. It is a unique opportunity to come join a world-class experience design group at a great company.

In this position, you will work closely with Industrial designers and Engineering teams to deliver outstanding hardware and product design solutions. Studio engineering will help bridge the gap between Industrial design and engineering by aiding in interpretation and translation of design intent for mechanical and electronics engineering functions. This role will help facilitate design for manufacturing. Helps fore see potential issues and develops creative solutions.

What will you deliver on:


Studio engineering will work closely with Industrial designers to convert 3d data more precisely and match it to engineering constraints. They have a better knowledge of production methods to foresee quality and craftsmanship issues ahead of time and design for better production quality.

They can champion craftsmanship metrics with engineering and suppliers to insure a high quality end product.


Studio engineering acts as a bridge to facilitate early engagements between Industrial design and engineering to resolve issues and increase interaction and rapid decision making. Lower dependency on external engineering and design consultancies to enable innovation. They are able to quickly translate industrial design data into engineering format and work with engineering on solving long lead production, mechanical and electrical issues.


Working in parallel with engineering provides additional time and focus on innovative product level solutions which offer competitive advantage and user benefits. e.g. innovative hinges, reduce parts, minimum assembly time, durable materials. Knowledge base around new materials and manufacturing technologies allow for breakthroughs and internal groups allow for better IP protection.

We are a team with a passion for delivering solutions that go above and beyond the expectations of our users. The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. This individual excels at providing both highly analytical and creative ideas to a design project. Qualified candidates will have extensive experience in a fast-paced NPI environment.

What You Will Be Responsible for:

•Conceptualize and develop ideas for features and products that take them from inception to shipping.

•Solid understanding of front-end design and development.

•Clear understanding about how hardware, electrical and mechanical elements integrate and how the to help execute on the design intent.

•Work on products and features, in close collaboration with other Product Designers, mechanical Engineers, and business stakeholders

•Create fresh, fun, and engaging experiences that accomplish the goals of the end user in a clear and understandable way, making the complex and confusing simple and understandable

•Stay abreast of and have a passion for customer experience and hardware design trends

•Provide subject-matter expertise perspective and direction on new manufacturing technologies innovations as they apply to creating user experiences

•Knowledge of manufacturing, technology and current trends.

•Proficiency in surfacing tools like Pro- E.

•Knowledge of clever part detailing and craftsmanship.

•Proficient in design for manufacturing.

•Attitude: Problem solver, creative and passionate

•Sensitivity to user needs and aesthetics.

•Ability to do rapid prototyping and mechanical testing.

• Creating rapid prototypes for early mechanical testing

and development

30 Mechanical design

20 Project collaboration

30 Product development process

20 Contact with OEMs


Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering or related field

•8+ years of experience in engineering design

•Proficiency in surfacing tools like Pro- E

•Portfolio of relevant work for review is required, Showing examples of creative problem solving and attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience and expertise in creating fully detailed design solutions for manufacturing.

•Experience with OEM and ODM interaction.

•Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability.

•Exceptional mechanical design skills and attention to detail and surfacing. Ability to create low fidelity sketches and low-fidelity behavior prototypes for validation and testing.

• Proficient modeling knowledge, including advanced surfacing

•Strong written and verbal communication skills

•Experience working with cross functional product development teams in a collaborative NPI environment

•Good communication both in English & Chinese

Exempt Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy

  • Some Travel Required
  • Job ID: HRD32780
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 430 Li Bing Rd,Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park,Pudong,SH, Shanghai, 31 201203 CHN

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.

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