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Senior Mechanical Engineer
New Product Development, Ninja
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Needham, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Understanding of heat transfer, thermodynamics, and fluid flow
  • 5+ years of experience in product design and development, working within cost and manufacturing limitations
  • CAD proficiency in ProE/Creo or SolidWorks
  • Familiarity with production processes such as injection molding and sheet metal forming, as well as prototyping techniques such as 3D printing
  • Sharing an engineering portfolio which shows examples of prior design work is recommended
  • Own the engineering design for cutting edge products within the Ninja team
  • Design and build prototypes for internal review, testing, and consumer validation
  • Identification of and solving a broad range of problems using an analytical approach
  • Hold cross-functional brainstorming sessions and encourage out-of-the-box thinking
  • Participate in peer design reviews. Think critically about new product concepts, and asking the provocative questions necessary for positive change
  • Collaborate with R&D, ID, Marketing and Quality teams to develop and design Ninja's next generation products
  • Generation of test reports and proactively communicating status of testing efforts
  • Tearing down, debugging, and analyzing electro-mechanical small appliances
  • Creating test protocols of products and generating reports per SharkNinja specifications
  • Creating and performing DOE to develop a first principles understanding of key variables
  • Reviewing and interpreting test results providing feedback on product improvement solutions
  • Researching new technologies with constant learning of what would be possible for use tomorrow
  • Implementation and finalization of new ideas with out-of-the-box engineering solutions
  • Work within our multi-disciplinary team to define, design, build, and test new products across the lifecycle from initial conception to mass production
  • Exploring and sourcing materials, vendors, and components
  • Building and troubleshooting prototypes
  • As a corporate citizen, learn and support SharkNinja's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Explore SharkNinja's DEI Groups or volunteer to serve on committees that organize diversity-related events and activities
  • Participate in employee engagement surveys and respond as openly and honestly as possible
  • Become culturally competent; take the time to learn about different cultures, races, religions, and backgrounds represented by your colleagues
  • Ensure equitable experiences, strengthen inclusion acumen, and promote a culture of inclusivity and belonging that embraces the contributions of all team members
  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED”
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT”
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in the detailed design of consumer products
  • Strong understanding of mass production manufacturing techniques for plastic and sheet metal components
  • Solid analytical skills, attention to detail, and relentless drive to identify potential problems and take responsibility for their resolution
  • Familiar with electro-mechanical assemblies: motors, heating elements, sensors, PCBA's, buttons, etc
  • Hands-on experience with machine shop equipment
  • Fabrication skill, hand tools, ability to prototype quickly
  • Flexible, enjoys switching gears, and working in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Desire to play a critical role in shaping the cutting-edge new consumer appliances on store shelves by driving how those products function
  • Ability to travel globally, including trips to China and the UK
  • Passion for cooking and food a plus!

201-500 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.
Company Core Values
  • Rarely satisfied
  • Progress over perfection
  • Details make the difference
  • Winning is a team sport
  • Communicating for impact