Manager, Mechanical Engineering



Software Engineering
Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Toast Overview:

We are a rapidly growing company that’s revolutionizing the way the restaurant industry does business by pairing technology with an unrivaled commitment to customer success. We help restaurants streamline operations, increase revenue, and deliver amazing guest experiences through our platform that combines restaurant point of sale, guest-facing technology, and award-winning customer support. As a Toaster, you will be challenged to take on meaningful projects that will help shape the future of the company. Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love.

As the Mechanical Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for development of hardware platforms, managing a team of mechanical engineers, and working with other engineering teams.


  • Design and develop the mechanical components of our next generation of POS devices and subsystems.
  • Develop part designs and mechanical systems from concept to production.
  • Enable and mentor mechanical engineers on your team and grow them professionally
  • Manage engineering relationships with manufacturing partners
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to deliver world class devices.
  • Understand the restaurant environment and design products to survive it.
  • Root-cause various issues (design, manufacturability, production) to optimize designs to successfully take products to mass production.
  • Design for function, reliability, human factors, manufacturability, and cosmetic requirements.
  • Support reliability issues related to products that are in the field and being used by our customers.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • BS degree in mechanical engineering
  • 10+ years of experience developing smartphone or handheld devices
  • 3+ years experience managing engineering teams
  • Experience with mechanical design and manufacturing processes, such as plastic, glass, rubber, metal components, PCBs/FPCBs, soft goods and opto-electronic physical designs used in electronic products.
  • Experience with decorating technologies like painting, anodization, plating, printing and coatings.
  • Experience with part/tool qualification.
  • Hands-on, real-world troubleshooting experience (root-cause analysis, 8D reports, corrective actions, etc)
  • Experience with building strategic partnerships and working day to day with manufacturing suppliers
  • A bias towards action, with the ability to balance between getting things done and making things perfect
  • Experience in a rapidly growing business and identifying opportunities as the business evolves over time.
  • Experience working with remote teams residing in multiple time zones.

We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

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