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Mechanical Engineer

Date: Jul 2, 2021

LOCATION: Torrance, CA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

OVERVIEW

Under minimal supervision, responsible for all aspects of new product development involving conceptualization, concurrent engineering development, production implementation and post-launch support in a cross-functional team environment. Responsible for current product line extension and product improvement projects, managing multiple projects concurrently.

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Designs cases, and other products from design concept through manufacture.
  • Manages multiple projects and leads efforts of cross function team members to release new products to production on time and on budget.
  • Develops appropriate test plans, test methods and analyzes and resolves quality assurance issues.
  • Recommends procedures that will result in cost savings, maximization of production, and quality improvement.
  • Act as liaison for the company with vendors and customers on various projects.
  • Actively supports Pelican’s commitment to Quality and all quality objectives, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:       

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field and/or minimum of 3-5 years of product design and project management experience with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of design and mechanical engineering concepts.
  • Resourceful and innovative in developing new product ideas and implementing product improvement projects.
  • Self-motivated result-oriented individual with a “can do” attitude.
  • Basic proficiency in 3D solid modeling CAD software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be ready, willing, and able to travel to vendors to discuss technical issues. 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in SolidWorks.
  • Consumer product design experience of low cost, high volume, high quality products.
  • Experience in injection molded plastics design, materials, tooling, and assembly methods.
  • Proven experience in contributing to a cross-functional product development team’s success in delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Experience in injection molded plastics design, materials, tooling, and assembly methods.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Actively supports and complies with Pelican’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours. Must be able to work evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be able to travel, nationally and internationally, as necessary.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.

 

Why Join Pelican?

  • Generous paid time off plans  
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match 
  • Tuition Assistance Program 
  •   Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!
  • Prime location – minutes away from the beach!
  • Amazing employee discount program on Pelican Products 
  •  Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers. 
  •  Wellness Discount Program 
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network. 

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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