Amer Sports Company Mechanical Design Engineer in Woodinville, Washington
Precor, a subsidiary of Peloton, has been a pioneer in delivering fitness experiences for commercial customers and exercisers for more than 40 years. Headquartered in Greater Seattle, WA, Precor serves more than 100 countries worldwide with offices in the Americas, EMEA, APAC and operates two US based manufacturing locations in Woodinville, WA and Whitsett, NC.
Precor products and services span across all major categories, including cardio, strength, functional fitness, group training, and connected solutions. In 2020, Precor reached the milestone of recording one billion workouts in its Preva® fitness cloud. That number represents more than 140,000 connected units in over 13,000 facilities. On average, Precor exercisers record more than 20 million minutes of workouts each day as recorded by the Precor digital platform Preva®. Precor segments include commercial clubs/facilities and the verticals of Hospitality, Multi-family Housing, Corporate, and Education. For more information, visit Precor Careers
Why You Should Join the Precor Team
Dynamic, forward thinking company leading the industry in product innovation
Rewards and recognition for superior performance
Collaborative environment fostering teamwork and accountability
Opportunity to work for a company that positively impacts people’s lives
Exceptional benefits program including profit sharing, generous 401(k) match, and free on-site gym access
Superior employee discounts on Precor products
About The Role:
The Mechanical Design Engineer engages with the Precor engineering team to deliver industry-leading levels of quality and reliability for exercise equipment. The ideal candidate will join our Design, Build, Test culture; exercising their expertise, the Precor Model Shop and Test resources to bring concepts to life.
Mechanical Design Engineers collaborate closely on cross-functional groups to develop Precor products. The incumbent is expected to engineer solutions to design problems that meet and exceed customer expectations for function, ease of use, reliability, durability, and initial quality. Design engineers at Precor perform a variety of tasks requiring technical knowledge, creativity and the ability to work both independently and with others.
You Will Be Responsible For: Technical Problem Solving, Cost Reduction, Design, Documentation and Continuous Improvement
Research projects using field reliability data, direct observation, and customer feedback to set scope, identify constraints and establish design requirements
Develop designs to meet functional, cost, reliability and manufacturability goals
Analyze designs using hand calculations, FEA and spreadsheet based calculators
Prepare review materials to solicit feedback from design and development team
Document solutions using Solidworks
Coordinate prototype builds in Precor model shop for evaluation
Plan engineering confidence and design validation tests
Validate designs in conjunction with Precor Test Engineering Group
Analyze test results against reliability targets and field performance data
Maintain accurate and complete CAD models and assemblies
Follow ECN process to keep documentation up-to-date
Create new variants of existing products to support Precor’s business
Write concise, timely reports of test results and engineering experiments
Utilize company processes, tools and practices while working to continually improve them
Identify, capture, and implement tools, methods, processes and equipment, which improve the capability of the department
Acquire and apply skills necessary to accomplish the above
Collaborate with other engineers within the company, helping them develop concepts, refine designs, analyze and problem solve
To Be Successful in the Role:
Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job, will be considered
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Product Design Engineering.
Advanced degree desirable
Minimum 4 years of product design/engineering experience, including the use of standard mechanical engineering analysis and software (i.e. FEA, kinematics and tolerance analysis).
Ability to use industry standard CAD systems for design and documentation
Ability to assemble effective reports and presentations to communicate ideas using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Comfortable speaking in a small group setting
Comfortable using a white board to discuss ideas in a small group setting
Familiarity with PLM and an ECN process
Experience in some combination of the following:
Kinematic design of linkages and mechanisms
Design for manufacturability and assembly
Design and manufacture of plastic molded parts
Design and manufacture of sheet metal, bent tube and welded components
Design of cast and powder metal parts
The selection and design of power transfer products such as bearings, shafting, screw drives, pulleys and belts
Analyzing components and assemblies for static strength and fatigue life
Knowledge and application of technical problem solving techniques
Ability to handle simultaneous tasks in an environment which can be stressful at times
Ability to follow established technical standards, methods and priorities
Design to prototype experience, selecting and sourcing the appropriate prototyping methods to build engineering prototypes
Experience with engineering validation testing, planning, administering, and responding
Hands-on shop experience is a plus
Normal office conditions, including occasional external customer interface. Occasional work in the assembly process areas and the mechanical model shop will be necessary. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Light physical effort in an office environment. Some lifting of parts / products may be required in the manufacturing areas.
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Light physical effort in an office environment
Moderate computer use / data entry
Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
DISCLAIMER: The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of the employee. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.
Post End Date: 8/20/2021