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Position: Design Engineer
Department: K2 Ski
Reports to: Product Director
POSITION PURPOSE: The Design Engineer role will include design and development of new products for multiple categories. The products should be high quality, good durability, marketable, capable of efficient production and cost effective. The Design Engineer works closely with the Product Director, Product Line Manager and other colleagues to meet market and financial needs. This position will be responsible for managing product briefs and new product planning, prototyping, creating product design and engineering documentation and working with vendors and suppliers for the commercialization of the products.
Work with Product Director and Product Line Manager to develop technologies and products to meet market needs and financial goals.
Work in Illustrator, CAD and with other appropriate tools to develop unique designs to fit unique K2 customer needs.
Prioritize, manage and execute all product-related approvals. This includes managing the product testing.
Achieve product deliverables per the timeline.
Generate and update the specification sheets defining the construction of the products.
Define factory specifications and key measures. Work with the factories to ensure quality and durability.
Submit engineering change notices for construction related changes at the factories.
Travel to trade shows, on-snow tests and manufacturing facilities in China. Travel to Asia is required 3-4 times per year.
BS in Engineering or Industrial Design
2-5 years work experience in product development
Adept use of CAD and or Adobe programs
Self motivated, excellent communication and problem solving skills.
Must be able to travel for a minimum of 4 international trips for a duration of 10-14 days.
Proficiency with outdoor sports
How To Apply:
Interested candidates please visit http://jarden.jobs/ to access all K2 Sports job opportunities posted on the website of our parent company Jarden Corporation.
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