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Company: FOX
Location: El Cajon, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Automotive, Motor Vehicle, Dealers

Description

What We Do

FOX Factory designs, engineers, manufactures and markets performance-defining products and systems for customers worldwide. Our premium brand, performance-defining products and systems are used primarily on bicycles, side-by-side vehicles, on-road vehicles with and without off-road capabilities, off-road vehicles and trucks, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, specialty vehicles and applications, motorcycles, and commercial trucks. Some of our products are specifically designed for and marketed to a variety of leading cycling and powered vehicle original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs"), while others are distributed to consumers through a global dealer and distribution network. Fox Factory Holding Corp. is the holding company of FOX Factory, Inc. and is publicly traded (FOXF) on Nasdaq. 

Why you should join us

Not only do we provide competitive wages, you will also have access to great benefits and employee

discounts. But more importantly, it's a fun environment where we truly enjoy working as a team and

bringing great products to our customers!

If this sounds like something you would love to do, and a place you want to be a part of, get in touch

with us by submitting your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Position Summary:

Design and develop new products, from 3D modeling to drawing creation and production implementation, based on customer feedback and sales requirements. Provide assistance and training to less senior engineers.  The Design Engineer is responsible for managing all aspects of assigned projects.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop new products, from 3D modeling to drawing creation and production implementation, and carrying out market research
  • Prepare and present design presentations
  • Carry out design for manufacturability of parts and components
  • Apply sound engineering knowledge with aesthetics to design products which look as good as they function
  • Provide direction to factories and suppliers on production processes and facilitate product problem resolution when necessary
  • Partner with the development team to meet project timing and cost targets
  • Work with production team to review drawings, documents, and CAD models for development projects
  • Meet as required with Sales, Marketing, Production, Quality and other departments to communicate project status and solicit feedback
  • Ensure completeness of production qualification, including testing and manufacturing capability verification
  • Carry out physical testing of parts, both in the field and in the test lab
  • Design and carry out design changes and modifications to new and existing parts, jigs, fixtures and tools as required
  • Work with manufacturing team on vendor sourcing, selecting, and contract negotiations
  • Carry out design for manufacturability of parts and components
  • Successfully manage 10 – 15 projects simultaneously
  • Successfully manage complex technology developments and difficult customer interactions
     

Specific Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required:

  • Advanced CAD skills and modeling experience 
  • Ability to take a product from concept to detailed design and into production
  • Knowledge of a variety of engineering tools such as FEA, FMEA, and Lean practices 
  • Knowledge of a variety of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of product development and sourcing in Asia preferred
  • Strong technical bicycle drivetrain knowledge, including mechanical aptitude in building and troubleshooting bicycles and components

Competencies:

  • Customer Mindset: Exceptional customer experience is primary focus while performing job duties. Quality is a top priority.
  • Adaptability & Innovation: Proactively and willingly adapts to changing business needs and conditions and presents creative and fresh ideas on how to solve problems, gain efficiencies and improve quality.
  • Relationship Building: Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of inclusion, cooperation and mutual respect.  
  • Accountability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and strives to exceed requirements.
  • Decision Making and Judgment: Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints and risks.
  • Talent Development (Self and Others): Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement; making an effort to acquire new knowledge or skills associated with job responsibilities. Willingness to work with others and coach/teach in effort to develop and support other employees' development.

Position Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

Experience: 

5+ years of experience in product development and detailed part/system design.

Experience in automotive, power sports, consumer products or related industry preferred.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Office Environment

Ability to sit for long periods of time

Vision abilities required to validate and enter data on computer

Some travel is required 

Disclaimer:  This list does not represent all physical demands.  Descriptions are representative of those that must be met by employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the jobs' essential functions. 

FOX provides equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, results of genetic testing, or service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations of any jurisdiction in which we operate.  We base all employment decisions –including recruitment, selection, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotions, transfers, layoffs, terminations and social/recreational programs –on merit and the principles of equal employment opportunity.


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