The Lighting Development Engineer will be responsible for the management and execution of Black Diamond’s product development process activities for the Ski, Mountain, or Climbing product categories. This individual will be responsible for the project management as well as leading all of the development tasks from the design specification hand off phase through to the final product commercialization phase.
He/she will be expected to complete all required development functions in accordance with the product design objectives and within the published company development timeline, projected product costing and spending targets. He/she will work in a cooperative team based working environment and based on his/her experience levels, may be asked to provide advice and guidance on line concepts, manufacturability, cost and supplier input during the design conceptualization phase. He/she will be expected to assume a managing role during the sampling and implementation phase, whether made in-house or out, and provide a seamless transition of the product into stable bulk manufacturing.
1. Required: Bachelor's Degree in Operations Management, Mechanical Engineering and/or Product Design and Mechanical Engineering.
2. Preferred: A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline combined with work experience in the design, development or manufacture of critical application hardware.
1. Required: Minimum of 5+ years of development, design, product management, global logistics or process engineering experience in technical hardware products. In addition, experience in sub-component supply chain management, project management and/or product development in an ISO compliment company(s) in outdoor recreation market and/or related industries is desired.
2. Alternative qualification: A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline combined with a thorough global knowledge base and work experience in technical hardware design, testing and development.
Required: He/She must be willing to travel within the contiguous United States of America (USA), as well as, abroad to work with suppliers, contractors, and others. He/She may also attend relevant off site events as required to complete his/her job responsibilities. This position may require a total travel time away from Salt Lake City, Utah, USA of up to twenty percent (20%) of the work year or fifty-two (52) business day or ten (10) weeks per year.
Required licenses: Valid passport and driver's’ license.
General physical requirements: Light Work.
Visual acuity requirements: Close vision, color vision, and depth perception.
Motion and sensory requirements: Balancing, stooping, kneeling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Typing, Grasping, Feeling, Talking and Hearing.
Physical working conditions: Noise, Hazards, Atmospheric conditions and Oils exposure possible.
Specific sport competence requirements: Extensive skiing, climbing, and/or mountaineering experience required for in field product testing and development.
At BD, benefits begin on the first of the month following your date of hire with a generous portion of medical and dental paid for by BD. You also will get employer paid life insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability, as well as other wellness benefits, 401k, vacation and wellness time off, and company paid holidays. If that isn't enough, we are also a pet-friendly workplace with a casual dress code! If your passions are also in the outdoors, then you will also enjoy employee discounts on BD gear and apparel.
Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd is an Equal Opportunity 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.