Senior Design Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/01/17
8 - 10 years experience
Retail / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/01/17

Description/Job Summary

To design new products and improve existing products in accordance with Pride’s procedures and protocols, mentor less experienced engineers, and drive continuous improvement within Research & Development (R&D)


•Design and analyze complex mechanical systems and assemblies
•Develop, release and revise mechanical drawings and 3D models
•Ensure designs are safe, effective, manufacturable, reliable and meet quality system compliance
•Ensure designs meet Superior Product at Reduced Cost (SPARC) initiatives
•Perform inspections, verification and validation testing
•Meet and fulfill project timelines and budgets
•Serve as technical project lead with outside design partners and suppliers
•Coach and teach advanced skills and techniques
•Assist in continuous improvement of design procedure and protocol to help drive design efficiency
•Assist management in championing change within the company

•Ensure all safety and security rules are strictly observed and any accidents, incidents or injuries are promptly reported to management

•Attend the Annual C-TPAT Security Training

•Focus on continuous improvement, and consistently demonstrate good business judgment

•Work effectively with all Pride departments to exceed internal and external expectations

•Pride retains the discretion to modify duties and/or assign other duties as necessary

Required Skills

•Must be a team player, professional, detail-oriented and honest

Must have the ability to:
•Multi-task, problem-solve, and prioritize in a fast-paced working environment
•Use hand tools and standard power tools
•Read and comprehend work instructions
•Prepare and build prototypes
•Prepare and present summary reports
•Travel internationally at least twice a year for up to 2 weeks at a time

Must have:

•Relentless drive to achieve advancement and continuous improvement
•Strong working knowledge of 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks or Pro/Engineer

•Strong mechanical inclination
•Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills

•Working knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and simulation preferred

•Basic understanding of Lean Principles preferred

•Lift/Push/Pull up to 40 lbs preferred

Required Experience

•At least 7 years of experience in designing mechanical systems and assemblies
•At least 2,000 hours or 1 year of equivalent experience in 3D solid modeling of mechanical components and assemblies along with 2D detail drawings

Preferred Experience

•Hands-on experience machining, welding and fabrication of mechanical assemblies preferred

•Hands-on experience in the design, manufacturing and assembly of fabricated mechanical structures preferred

•Experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) preferred

•Current or previous successful employment experience with Pride Mobility Products Corporation preferred

Required Education

•Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, OR an Associate’s Degree with at least 6 years of experience in designing mechanical systems and assemblies

Preferred Education

•Master’s Degree in an equivalent field

Requisition Number: 10030622172

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