SharkNinja
Positively impacting people’s lives every day in every home around the world.
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Mechanical Engineer - R&D

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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.

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 Mechanical Engineer to our global team. 

Overview: 

The R&D Team at SharkNinja is looking for dynamic, creative, talented, inspirational and committed 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 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  
  • 2+ 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  
  • Experienced with CAD, Solidworks or CREO preferred 
  • Organized, skilled using Excel, Minitab, or Matlab (or similar programs) to synthesize test data into learnings  
  • Self-motivated and eager to understand how things work in a product and share insights with 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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At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja’s innovation every day. We support ALL associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA.

 

YOUR ROLE in leading our SUCCESS DRIVERS & representing our UNIQUE MINDSET

  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED” 
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT” 

 

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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other class protected by legislation, and local law. SharkNinja will consider reasonable accommodations consistent with legislation, and local law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact SharkNinja People & Culture at [email protected]

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What are SharkNinja Perks + Benefits

SharkNinja Benefits Overview

All full time employees who work at least 30 hours per week or more are eligible for company benefits. These include several Medical plans, Dental, Vision, Health & Dependent Care FSA, HSA, company paid Life insurance, company paid AD&D, company paid Disability, Supplemental Life, Critical Illness, 401(k) & Company Match, Pet Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, generous Paid Parental Leave, Calm Premium, TaskHuman, Pre-Paid Legal Plan, generous Time Off, Charitable Matching, Associate Discount on SharkNinja products, Referral Bonuses, Onsite Gym, & Fitness Classes in our Needham office, Summer Friday’s, and much more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
As part of our time off, you are eligible for 8 hours of paid volunteer time.
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
SharkNinja allows employees work remotely pending manager's discretion.
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Black Affinity Group, Women's WE Lead Affinity Group, Middle Eastern and North Africa Affinity Group, LGBTQ+ Affinity Group
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Group fitness classes in our Needham, MA location
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
SharkNinja matches 100% for the first 3% contributed and 50% for the next 2% for a total of 4%. You are eligible for matching on your first day of employment.
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
SharkNinja will match up to $500 of your charitable contributions.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Fresh fruit and snacks available all days, free breakfast Friday's and free food trucks on Thursday in the summer
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Our associates working onsite enjoy breakfast on Friday!
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

SharkNinja enjoys half day Fridays in August. Summer also bring Food Trucks and Ice Cream Thursdays. Associates also enjoy discounted products for family and friends, including our annual holiday sale.

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