Design Engineering Manager
Posted on 2/9/2024
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

$286.5M

Founded

1994

Headquarters

Needham, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

21%

2 year growth

40%
Locations
Needham, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
UI/UX Design
Communications
Product Design
SolidWorks
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • Degree level technical qualification, ideally Product Design Engineering, Mechanical or Industrial Design Engineering
  • 2+ years people management experience
  • 7-10 years proven experience in Mechanical/ Product Design/ Industrial Design environment
  • Team management experience
  • 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
Responsibilities
  • Leads team to carry out design studies to solve technical issues found in the development of a product
  • Gathers insight from professional and consumer feedback and guides team to implement into streamlined design solutions
  • Develops a team of A-players, helping them to reach their full potential
  • Manages the hiring and expansion of the team inline with the business growth in the category
  • Takes overall ownership of designs through conception, CAD execution, prototyping and verification
  • Continuously evaluates and improves designs for cost efficiency, manufacturing improvements, increased quality and value to consumers
  • 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
  • Leads clear and effective communication of engineering progress and risk to executive leadership
  • Collaborates seamlessly with U.S. and China based Product Development teams, multi-functional teams and executive teams to ensure that great ideas make it through to production
Desired Qualifications
  • Appreciation for electrical engineering, software and UX design helpful but not essential