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Mechanical Systems Engineer II

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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.

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 Systems Engineer to our global team. 


SharkNinja is looking for an enthusiastic, driven Mechanical Systems Engineer to join the Systems Engineering group within Shark & Ninja Engineering. This team member will be responsible for identifying the key system-level requirements of a project, undertaking prototyping and testing to gather additional learning where requirements are unclear, communicating and aligning on requirements with different functional teams within the business, and iterating through changes as the project evolves through the development cycle. 

Here are some of the EXCITING things you’ll get to do: 

  • Drive product definition by communicating system functions & requirements across multiple disciplines 
  • Build proof-of-concept prototypes with microcontrollers & 3D printed designs to shape the initial direction of a product 
  • Provide system-level guidance to engineering, electrical, and marketing teams to help the whole team understand tradeoffs within complex thermal & electromechanical products 
  • Develop unique product design solutions to incorporate in Shark & Ninja products to be sold globally 
  • Work within the multi-disciplinary Product Development team to define, design, build, and test new products across the lifecycle from initial conception to mass production 
  • Apply an analytical approach to the solution of a wide variety of problems 
  • Work hands-on in the lab to evaluate/test/analyze/fix design prototypes and production systems 
  • Review and interpret test results providing feedback on product improvement solutions 


  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering. 
  • 5+ years of experience as an engineer working in electro-mechanical systems 
  • Experience working with programming microcontrollers, both to read information from a wide array of sensors and to control actuators such as motors & LEDs 
  • Experience with 3D CAD Modeling: CREO or SolidWorks preferred 
  • Familiarity with 3D printing 
  • Familiarity with production processes such as injection molding 
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical engineering fundamentals and manufacturing techniques, including DFM 

Preferred skills: 

  • Experience in designing and testing consumer products, electromechanical devices and small appliances is highly preferred 
  • Solid analytical skills, strong attention to detail, and relentless drive to identify potential problems and take responsibility for their resolution 
  • Hands-on experience with machine shop equipment, fabrication skill, hand tools 
  • Knowledge of electronics (analog/digital) and test equipment knowledge helpful 
  • Flexible, enjoys switching gears, and working in an extremely fast-paced environment 
  • Passion for creating 5-star products! 


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.

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.
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) 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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