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Senior Product Design Engineer AD
Posted on 8/25/2022
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • Degree level technical qualification, ideally Mechanical Engineering, Product, or Industrial Design Engineering
  • Typically 4-6 years proven experience in Mechanical/ Product Design/ Industrial Design environment
  • Experience in the consumer goods household appliance space, and/or kitchenware is desirable
  • Experience in plastic/casting/sheet metal manufacturing processes
  • Experience of delivering real world products to market, at cost and to deadline
  • Experience in working with IP teams to track prior art and identify novel or inventive solutions within the AD/R&D team
  • Uses Solidworks or Creo to a proficient level
  • Identify, solve, implement, and verify technical solutions autonomously or as part of a team
  • Capably operate (with training) in the lab to; build prototypes, test products, develop & report findings
  • Appreciation for electrical engineering, software, and mechanical principles - An all-rounder of sorts
  • Demonstrate flexibility, resilience, & perseverance, whilst maintaining a positive attitude with an entrepreneurial nature; these are key to success at SharkNinja
  • Proactively enhances own education & actively seeks out coaching from others - takes a growth-mindset approach towards personal development
  • Exercises judgment in; identifying which problems to solve, how to make daily progress, and embodying the importance of iterating to prove-out hypotheses
  • Continuously evaluates design intent to achieve outstanding results for the business and consumer
  • A proven problem-solver; able to demonstrably generate & deliver solutions within project timelines
  • Keen to engage in and contribute to internal working groups outside of their core job-role in order to improve processes, working environment, internal mindset etc
  • Is comfortable leading design/engineering studies (independently and in teams) to solve technical or consumer issues with a focus on a consumer-centric user experience at all stages of development
  • Is comfortable working in the front-end product/engineering development phase using ideation/innovation techniques to unlock and drive the product roadmap with engineering and cross-functional teams in the US, UK, and China
  • Is comfortable failing fast, by driving ideas to a conclusion early via functional rigs prior to handing over part or complete product solution packages to NPD teams
  • Is comfortable tinkering away on both short-and long-term projects with a hands-on approach in the form of POC (Proof of Concept) rigs
  • Can share ideas quickly and effectively, using a combination of sketching, CAD layouts, 3D models and working prototypes to evaluate potential solutions
  • Communicates effectively, professionally, & articulately with colleagues in order to; collaborate seamlessly, manage stakeholders effectively, & challenge assumptions legitimately
  • Able to customise communication methods per audience, share informed perspectives, seek-out details, and build strong relationships cross-functionally within UK, US, & China based Product Development teams
  • Actively coaches & supports other team members and encourages their efforts, particularly in respect to junior colleagues
  • Lead or support multiple workflows, whilst taking the initiative to drive the team towards specific goals
  • Ability to balance, prioritise, & manage core workload across projects alongside additional responsibilities whilst conforming to fast-paced schedules & deadlines
  • Takes ownership & direction on designs, and applies sound engineering standards to deliver real solutions
  • 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”

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