Manufacturing Technology Engineer, Building8

(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

Building8 brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook’s mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will apply DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. The Product Launch Team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. Building8 seeks a Manufacturing Technology Engineer with the ability to bring new technologies to consumer products at scale. We are looking for a slightly impatient individual willing to face down their fear of failure to accomplish bold things. This is a full time position based in our Menlo Park office.


  • Define world-class manufacturing processes to bring new technology to consumer devices
  • Support Technical Program Leaders in the development of new technologies and remove manufacturing barriers from the path to commercialization
  • Support high volume production of products taking ownership of the most challenging and new areas of manufacturing
  • Work closely with the Creative team to realize the use of new materials, methods and surface finishes for world-class Industrial Design
  • Support the Supply Chain team to define equipment and process required to produce a given product

Minimum Qualifications

  • Passion for Facebook’s mission of making the world more open and connected
  • Ability to thrive in an extremely dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Expert in part creation processes including CNC milling/turning, plastic injection molding, stamping, MIM, casting etc.
  • Process familiarity with surface finishing such as blasting, polishing, anodizing, paint and ink and joining techniques such as laser welding, gluing, ultrasonic welding, heat staking.
  • Provide onsite support at manufacturing and partner sites during development and product ramp.
  • Deep curiosity for science and technology.
  • 5+ years hands-on experience building, testing and evaluating hardware & software systems
  • Experience with high tech and high quality consumer hardware
  • B.S./B.A. in engineering/scientific discipline or equivalent years of experience.

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