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Principal Product Design Engineer (099448)

Placement Services USA, Inc.
Needham, Massachusetts, United States
Not provided
April 11, 2019

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Duties: Apply Design Thinking to solve real consumer problems, and translate these into Advanced Development projects. Design and build prototypes for internal review, testing, and consumer validation. Challenge assumptions and think innovatively to solve complex problems creatively. Hold cross-functional brainstorming sessions and encourage out-of-the-box thinking. Work as an individual contributor or as a team leader on multiple projects of varying size, scope, and complexity. Respond quickly to shifting priorities without losing sight of longer range projects and goals. Create or collaborate on the long-term strategy behind projects and drive activities towards goals set. Provide training and mentorship to less experienced engineers, share skills with other engineers. Participate in peer design reviews. Think critically about new product concepts, and ask the kinds of questions that help make them better. Collaborate with R&D team to bring new technologies into Shark’s next generation products, and to initiate the exploration of new technologies. Work closely with team members based in China to transfer design intent and get early manufacturing feedback on new product concepts. Interpret data/test results and develop action plans. Champion product concepts that are ready to be Shark’s next products, which includes selling new product concepts to Shark Ninja’s executive team. Transition concepts from Advanced Development to the New Product Development and Implementation team. Expand, develop, and refine the Advanced Development team’s strategies and processes.

Five years of experience designing high-volume consumer products and designing and developing complex integrated assemblies and engineering systems. Specific skills/other requirements (quantitative experience requirements not applicable to this section) – must have expertise in: Demonstrated expertise (DE) in SolidWorks and/or ProE/Creo 3D CAD systems; DE training and mentoring junior staff; DE designing and building prototypes that prove out early concepts, technical feasibility or user interaction; DE liaising with Asian manufacturing partners on high volume consumer products; DE in user-centered innovation projects, including the implementation of feedback into the design.; Compilation of an original portfolio of creative work that clearly demonstrates a product development process; DE developing ideas quickly and effectively using a combination of sketching, CAD layouts, 3D models and working prototypes; and DE in high-volume manufacturing processes and materials, in particular, injection molding.

Bachelor's degree in Product Design, Engineering, Industrial Design or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent)

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