Full-Time

Svp – Design and Advanced Development

SharkNinja

SharkNinja

1,001-5,000 employees

Vacuum & kitchen appliances

Consumer Goods

Senior, Expert

Needham, MA, USA

Required Skills
CAD
Communications
Requirements
  • Degree-level technical qualification in Industrial Design or Product Design Engineering
  • Extensive experience in an Industrial design/product design environment
  • Strong leadership experience with excellent communication skills
  • Proven structured approach to creative problem solving
  • Expert understanding of industrial design and mechanical design principles
  • Extensive experience in High-Volume Plastic Injection Molding, Sheet Metal, Die Casting, etc.
  • Strong understanding of Product Design Selection Processes
  • Experience in high-volume manufacturing, design for manufacturing, and manufacturing engineering
Responsibilities
  • Lead a global team of talented Industrial Designers and Product Design Engineers
  • Direct and govern the design process of consumer-centric concepts and design architectures
  • Work seamlessly with the Global team of product developers
  • Deliver consumer-focused concept product design ideas
  • Lead the team through each development phase
  • Generate visual and physical definitions of new products
  • Support the communication of ideas quickly
  • Drive a team in effectively using sketching, CAD layouts, 3D models, and working prototypes
  • Inject energy, enthusiasm, and creativity into everything
  • Defend the best ideas and be open to input from a broad creative team
  • Apply sound design and engineering principles to technical problems
  • Optimize designs using a comprehensive understanding of high-volume manufacturing processes and materials
  • Manage external providers of technology solutions
  • Develop and execute verification and validation test plans
  • Continually evaluate and improve designs for cost effectiveness, manufacturing improvements, increased quality, and value
  • Identify new ideas, products, and/or features that improve customer satisfaction

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$558.6M

Headquarters

Needham, Massachusetts

Founded

1994

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

42%