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Senior Product Development Engineer


Posted by DiamondBack Truck Covers on 05/19/2021

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Action, Lifestyle, Outdoor

Job Categories: Design - Engineer, Design & Development - Product, Management - Product -Brand

Company Type: Accessories, HardGoods/Equipment, Recreation, Retail

State: PA

City: Philipsburg

Country: United States

Required Experience: 5 - 7 years

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

At DiamondBack, you’ll have the opportunity to create tough and reliable products that help our customers be ready for their next adventure. From the beginning, DiamondBack has been built by family, friends, and people who share a love of the outdoors. We’re drawn to people with a sense of adventure and a never quit mindset, and we think they’re drawn to us.


About You:


You have the needed technical horsepower and experience to bring world class products from ideation through to commercialization and/or manufacturing. Instead of being a specialist in any single engineering discipline, you have broad technical aptitudes and interests. You like to have a hands-on role in an open culture of collaboration and you thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment.


About the Job:


The Senior Product Development Engineer is a core member of our Product Development team. This position plays a vital role in solving customer problems by researching technical options and designing new products and product improvements that push the envelope of what’s possible for the best product performance and user experience.


Reports To:


Director of Product Development


Principal Duties:

  • Brainstorm potential solutions for customer problems based on insights
  • Collaborate with team members on suggested technical approaches for projects
  • Manage large scale projects and programs
  • Mentor other engineers through sharing of experience
  • Responsible for form, fit, and function of designs and their cost breakdowns
  • Design, build, and test prototypes
  • Design, develop, and utilize test methods to qualify products for customer use
  • Provide manufacturing and production support for new products and continuous improvement of existing products
  • Manage technical documentation of key project decisions and design changes
  • Integrate with marketing teams to support tasks such as: Product performance testing, marketing claims, packaging, and literature

Required Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Training:

  • B.S. or higher in Engineering/Design or equivalent work experience
  • Broad and extensive experience in various manufacturing disciplines
  • Solid experience with 3D CAD software (Autodesk Inventor a plus)
  • 5-7 years’ experience on a consumer product engineering team, with a focus on quality, reliability, and commercialization
  • Heavy project management experience required
  • Extensive experience with supplier management
  • Effective organization and communication skills and superior attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in team environments
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Mathematical skills (calculations, analysis, spreadsheets)
  • FMEA, DFSS, and lean manufacturing experience a plus

 Perks at DiamondBack?

  • Benefits coverage (health, dental, vision, life insurance) and 401K
  • Competitive paid time off program
  • Employee development opportunities - training, tuition reimbursement
  • Employee discounts on DiamondBack products
  • Friends and family discounts on DiamondBack products
  • Volunteer program - 1 day per year to do community volunteer work
  • Corporate contributions to employee causes
  • Casual work environment
  • Standing desk options

About DiamondBack Truck Covers

At DiamondBack, we build the toughest, most secure truck bed covers made to be ready for anything. We believe in respecting others, sharing prosperity, and empowering the team to make an impact with their lives. Our mission is to build one of the best manufacturing companies in Pennsylvania, a company that employees love to work for and customers love to buy from.