Senior Design Engineer

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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 self-starter, creative team player, professional, detail-oriented and honest

Must have the ability to:
•Multi-task, problem-solve, and prioritize in a fast-paced working environment
•Participate on a multi-disciplined cross-functional team
•Use hand tools and standard power tools
•Read and comprehend work instructions
•Prepare and build prototypes
•Prepare and present summary reports

•Lift/Push/Pull 40 lbs
•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, Pro/Engineer and/or PTC Creo

•Strong mechanical inclination
•Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

•Intermediate presentation skills
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills

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

•Basic understanding of Lean Principles preferred

•Basic familiarity with American National Standards Institute/Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (ANSI/RESNA), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards preferred

Required Experience

•At least 7 years of experience in designing mechanical systems and assemblies while utilizing 3D solid modeling and 2D detail drawings in an environment supporting design, manufacturing, technical service and technical processes

Preferred Experience

•At least 1 year of hands-on experience machining, welding and fabricating mechanical assemblies preferred

•At least 1 year of hands-on experience in the design, manufacturing and assembly of fabricated mechanical structures preferred

•At least 1 year of 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

Preferred Education

•Master’s Degree in an equivalent field


•This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive

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We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.