Mechanical Engineer

Otter Products

Fort Collins, CO 80523

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Otter Products is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team. This role can be based in Fort Collins, CO or San Diego, CA with the ability to work on a hybrid schedule up to a few days a week.


As a Mechanical Engineer, you will support engineering and product development initiatives by using creative problem solving skills to generate the innovative products that our customers have grown to love.


From our founder’s garage in 1998 to the global technology leader we are today, Otter Products continues to drive growth through innovation. Our industry-leading brands, OtterBox, LifeProof and Liviri lead the way to help people do more and go more places with technology in hand. Otter Products is a global company of more than 900 Otters (employees) with offices in Fort Collins, Colo., San Diego, Calif., Hong Kong, Munich, Germany and Cork, Ireland. Our mission is simple – We Grow to Give which comes to life by way of our charitable arm, the OtterCares Foundation. From innovation and engineering to community and culture – growing to give is at the heart of everything we do. For more information visit otterproducts.com.


+ Design innovative, premium protective solutions for consumer electronics in the time frame allowed


+ Ensure that new products meet all internal, customer, and regulatory requirements


+ Progress from ambiguity (e.g., a rough sketch) to solidified concept with minimum supervision


+ Leverage existing design standards to develop parts and assemblies in SolidWorks optimized for injection molding and other high-volume manufacturing processes


+ Plan and estimate engineering development tasks including design cycle, prototype fabrication, testing/validation and project documentation


+ Prepare for and participate in design reviews as assigned. Utilize results of reviews to improve part quality, cost, manufacturability and time-to-market


+ Solicit feedback from tooling and manufacturing engineers, applying proper design for manufacturability


+ Interface with cross functional teams and escalate any concerns with the team


+ Ensure time-to-market goals are achieved and stakeholders updated at regular intervals


+ Work with internal and external parties to build and test prototypes/engineering samples.


+ Propose feasible alternatives with sufficient detail to select design direction from among options


+ Must have incredible attention to detail and willingness to take complete ownership of a project


+ Provide feedback on existing standards and ideas for improvement


+ Support and maintain a positive safety culture by following all safety policies and procedures and actively contributing to a safe working environment


+ Other duties as required


+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required. Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred


+ Minimum four years of mechanical engineering design experience required, including two years of SolidWorks experience preferred


+ Experience with injection molding and plastic part design preferred


+ Experience with Sustaining and/or Continuous Improvement activities preferred


Otter Products, LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.


USD $72,000.00/Yr.


USD $98,000.00/Yr.


Benefits Eligible - Full Time- check out otterproducts.com/careers/why for more info, Sign on bonus may be considered, if applicable, for relocation, Profit Sharing Program Eligible, This opportunity is eligible for partial remote work. Ask us about it!


External Company URL: www.otterproducts.com


Street: 209 S. Meldrum Street



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