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Senior Mechanical Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Needham, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering (Mechanical or similar discipline)
  • Typically, 5+ years of related experience working on electro-mechanical or consumer product development
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, startup type environment: Comfortable multitasking and responding quickly to shifting priorities without losing sight of longer-term projects and goals
  • Ability to break down complex problems into first principles, generate a plan/approach to resolve the problems, and then execute using a fail-fast and “progress over perfection” mindset
  • Strong understanding of mechanical engineering/physics fundamentals including heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and mechanical design
  • Experience communicating/presenting technical details to leadership, technical, and non-technical team members in a clear and effective manner
  • Experience with general hands on mechanical and electrical fabrication (power tools, sheet metal work, electrical wiring)
  • Experience with rapid prototyping techniques such as 3D printing, sheet metal fabrication, foam/cardboard models
  • Advanced skills in using Excel (or similar programs) to organize and analyze test data
  • Act as R&D lead on multiple early stage, concurrent products, overseeing the technical performance workstreams from ideation to late-stage prototype
  • Lead hands on research and development for early-stage kitchen products to understand key product features or parameters that drive product performance. This includes creating validation rigs; developing and executing test plans; analyzing data; and evaluating tradeoffs between key architecture items
  • Drive cross functional conversations with both technical and non-technical teams to define the product and product requirements
  • Embrace a “progress over perfection” mentality while also balancing a “details make the difference” mindset to improve product performance over successive prototype builds
  • Represent the engineering function of the project in leadership reviews, core team, and company meetings
  • Guide and mentor junior engineers during the product development process
  • Collaborate with our overseas technical teams in the U.K. and China offices
  • Due to the hands-on nature of the role working with prototypes this is an in-person role at our Needham, MA office
  • 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 working with/mentoring junior engineers and team members
  • Successfully delivered at least one product from idea to commercialization
  • Interest in controls development and working alongside Software/EE/Controls engineers to support control system development
  • Proficient CAD user
  • Passion for cooking and food is 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