Senior Mechanical Engineer

Website SharkNinja

Senior Mechanical Engineer- R&D 

Our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world! We work very hard to provide our consumers with high-quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to build the next big thing and develop while they do.

Are you ready to take your Mechanical Engineering skills to the next level and join a company that thrives on Innovation?  If yes, I have the perfect position for you!

Our mission to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world allows our employees to be thinkers and tinkerers, designers and doers, creators and number crunchers, makers of things they love.  As we continue to grow, we are excited to add a Senior Mechanical Engineer to our global team.


The R&D Team at SharkNinja is looking for dynamic, creative, talented, inspirational and committed Senior Mechanical Engineer to deliver an extraordinary pipeline of new technologies.

We seek a creative problem solver who possesses an intuitive grasp of physics and engineering fundamentals, is equally comfortable hacking together a prototype in the lab or analyzing the results of a test, and is passionate about solving the tough engineering challenges required to be the first to deliver innovative new  products to market.

This role calls for an experienced hands-on engineer who has natural curiosity and creativity, a passion to develop and utilize a diversity of talents, and desire to help make a high performing team even stronger.

EXCITING things you’ll get to do:  

Design and development of consumer products from initial concept to on-going product support within our global development organization
Collaborate with Engineering and Product Development teams daily to rapidly progress the understanding of systems, performance levers, and tradeoffs
Bring together team members from other disciplines to brainstorm, solve problems, build proof-of-concept prototypes, and test them thoroughly
Work with closely with and guide a team of mechanical engineers including co-ops and interns
See the culmination of your efforts with the team come to life on the shelf in stores, online, and in infomercials
Attributes and Skills:

BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering   
5+ years of related experience in design and development
Demonstrated ability to bring enabling technologies into innovative products in the market
Solid analytical skills, a methodical mindset with strong attention to detail, and relentless drive to identify potential problems and take responsibility for their resolution
Skilled in prototyping: 3D printing, machining, hand tools, building accurate and robust assemblies
Experience working in a laboratory setting with various test equipment and instrumentation conducting controlled experiments on something you have designed and built
Proficient CAD user, Solidworks or CREO
Organized, skilled using Excel, Minitab, or Matlab (or similar programs) to synthesize test data into learnings
Skilled communicator able to explain working principles, synthesize data into learnings and the impact to design choices, and make recommendations to both technical and non-technical colleagues
Enjoys fostering meaningful professional relationships with colleagues
Due to the hands-on nature of the role working closely with a team, this role is an in-person role at our Needham, MA office

Preferred Attributes:  

Understanding of applied fluid mechanics and heat transfer
Experience in product design and development including designing and executing an experimental test plan to guide design decisions
Comfortable multitasking and responding quickly to shifting priorities without losing sight of longer-term projects and goals
Previous experience in an applied R&D role working for a consumer product company or a consultant company
Experience with electronics (analog/digital), related test equipment, and components common in small appliances (sensors, motors, heaters, PCBAs, etc.)

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