Design Engineer Level 2
Posted by Guerrilla Gravity on 12/13/2021
Industry Sector: Bike
Job Categories: Design - Engineer
Company Type: HardGoods/Equipment, Recreation
Country: United States
Required Experience: 3 - 5 years
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $70,000 - $75,000
Required to Relocate: Yes
Required to Travel: No
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles
Job Description & Requirements
Location: Denver, Colorado
Reports to: Director of Composites
Type of Role: Full Time, Salaried
Revved Industries, the manufacturing technology company behind Guerrilla Gravity, is the bike industry’s newest and most advanced carbon fiber operation. The company is driven to make simpler, less impactful, and more ecologically responsible manufacturing processes and product designs. The Design Engineer must have a high level of mechanical aptitude to work with our engineering team to expand manufacturing capabilities and drive process improvements. The ideal candidate will be proficient in identifying solutions to difficult problems in a new and fast-growing sector of the composites industry and have a passion for manufacturing, efficiency, and automation.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering from an accredited engineering school
At least 3 years of experience in manufacturing engineering, product development, go-to-production, machine design, automation, hydraulics, R&D, and/or testing
Experience or thorough understanding of CNC machining, CAM programming, and DFM (design for manufacturing)
High-level proficiency using at least one commercial CAD system ; Revved uses Autodesk Fusion 360 with legacy designs in Solidworks
In-depth knowledge of mountain bikes a plus
Composite design and manufacturing experience a plus
Read and create accurate engineering drawings with basic GD&T understanding
Create all designs focused fabrication including speed of construction, cost, ease of producing required tolerances
Own machine design and process improvement projects involving project management, CAD design, outsourcing of component fabrication, in house fabrication, welding, manual and CNC machining, assembly, and electrical work
Hands-on work in fabrication, assembly, disassembly, and implementation
Track and complete all design projects by due dates
Continually improve manufacturing processes towards Six Sigma quality
A passion for engineering and solving difficult challenges
Ability to problem solve and work independently with excellent time management skills.
Comfortable learning new software quickly
Comfortable operating in an intense, fast-paced environment to deliver exceptional results
Has good instincts--when you suggest approaches that nobody on the team has thought of, it immediately strikes everyone as obvious
Excellent written and verbal communication skills combined with the ability to clearly and accurately explain technical issues.
Attention to detail in everything you do with an obsession for quality, organization, and efficiency
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Send Ben your résumé and engineering portfolio
Use the subject line: “Design Engineer Application”
Instead of a cover letter, please choose one of the below to complete, and limit the response to 400 words
Describe how you would significantly improve the efficiency of a manufacturing process you have detailed experience with, specifically if you were to design and implement new automation equipment. Or if you have implemented such a system, describe it.
Explain your approach to designing a new manufacturing machine.
Qualified candidates will have several working interview steps as we move forward
Please use only email during the application process--no phone calls or walk-ins
Tentative start date: January 2021
About Guerrilla Gravity
Here at Guerrilla Gravity, we build highly-refined mountain bikes that are optimized for speed. Our frames are designed and built right here in Colorado. This localized setup allows us to closely link the design and manufacturing process, maintain keen quality control, and provide riders extensive customization options.