Principal Design Engineer
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SharkNinja

1,001-5,000 employees

Vacuum & kitchen appliances
Company Overview
At SharkNinja, their purpose is to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world. They work very hard to provide their consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$558.6M

Founded

1994

Headquarters

Needham, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

25%

2 year growth

41%
Locations
Needham, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
UI/UX Design
Product Design
SolidWorks
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Design Engineering
Requirements
  • Degree level technical qualification, ideally Product Design Engineering, Mechanical or Industrial Design Engineering.
  • Typically 7-10 years proven experience in Mechanical/ Product Design/ Engineering environment.
  • Experience in the consumer goods household appliance space desirable.
  • Experience in plastic manufacturing processes.
  • Experience of delivering real world products to market.
  • Uses Solidworks or Creo to a high level, demonstrable experience leading CAD reviews.
  • Can motivate your team to identify, solve, implement and verify technical solutions autonomously.
  • Can effectively manage the "hands-on" - building of prototypes, product testing in the lab, developing and reporting.
  • Flexible and collaborative- these are key to success at SharkNinja.
  • Keen eye for detail and leads the implementation of detailed engineering design.
  • Positive, driving attitude with an inquisitive nature.
  • Appreciation for electrical engineering, software and UX design helpful but not essential.
Responsibilities
  • Takes a lead role (independently and in teams) to solve technical issues found in the development of a product.
  • Mentors more junior team members, with potential for line-management if desired. Supports all team members and encourages their efforts.
  • Collaborates to help establish a project’s user, design, and functional requirements, deliver robust solutions to satisfy those requirements, then help to validate through testing and building consensus on next steps.
  • Takes overall ownership of designs through conception, CAD execution, prototyping and verification, whilst consistently working at pace & successfully develops team to do the same.
  • Continuously evaluates and improves designs for cost efficiency, manufacturing improvements, increased quality and value to consumers.
  • Works closely with our R&D team to build prototypes and testing rigs to integrate optimization for product performance.
  • Applies sound engineering/ product design standards to deliver real solutions.
  • Applies understanding & experience of high-volume manufacturing processes and materials to optimize designs.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with colleagues.
  • Collaborates seamlessly with our U.S, U.K and China based Product Development teams, multi-functional teams and executive teams to ensure that great ideas make it through to production.