Product Development Engineer

Philipsburg, PA

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 to bring 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 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

● Responsible for form, fit, and function of design and cost breakdowns

● Design and draft products and parts using 2D, 3D CAD software

● Design, build, and test prototypes

● Design, develop, and utilize test methods to qualify products for customer use

● Create technical reports for cross-functional review

● Evaluate testing results and make recommendations concerning improvements

● 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 Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineer, or Product Engineer equivalent work experience

● Sheet metal fabricating experience required, plastics/coatings/hardware experience a plus

● Solid experience with 3D CAD software (Autodesk Inventor a plus)

● 2-4 years of engineering experience on a consumer product engineering team, with a focus on quality, reliability, and commercialization

● Project management experience

● Knowledge and 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:

● Competitive benefit offerings (Medical, Dental, Eye, Life, Short Term Disability)

● Profit-Sharing

● Matched 401K Contributions

● Tuition reimbursement program up to $5250 annually

● Employee Cover Program: Every employee is eligible for a DiamondBack Cover

● Employee Pricing on products

● Friends and Family Discounts

● Smoothie Bar and Healthy snacks provided daily

● Day of Service: Opportunity to make an impact in the community with a paid day off for volunteering

● DiamondBack Gives Back: Employee directed giving to the community up to $2000 annually

● Casual work environment and standing desks