Product/Mechanical Design Engineer

Laut Design k

Raleigh, NC

May 13
Job Description

We’re seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer/Product Design Engineer self-driven to do great work in a fun and flexible design consultancy environment. While this position is highly selective in terms of talent and ability, it is mostly opportune to candidates who are self-motivated to do great work regardless of the client, project, or day of the week. Our new team member will share our grit and determination to define our own creative careers.

Bachelors or Masters degree in Mechanical or Product Engineering

3 – 5+ years in a collaborative design environment

A creative self-starter eager to contribute their vision and creative execution through work with our core staff in Raleigh.

An inspired, creative thinker with well-organized ability to manage their own tasks and build their own career.

A perpetual student of styling, process, technology, and art.

Proficiency in Solidworks CAD modeling, including surfacing
Knowledge of molding, machining, and other mfg processes
Prototype fabrication experience
Manufacturing / material science knowledge
Consumer & industrial product experience
Understanding & employment of a relatable design process

Develop, test and evaluate theoretical design concepts

Design and implement cost-effective solutions to help improve safety and reliability of consumer and industrial products

Develop project specifications with colleagues from the industrial design discipline

Discuss and solve complex problems with our design team, manufacturing partners, subcontractors, suppliers, and clients

Ensure reliable manufacturability and consistent product performance in specified operating environments

Manage projects using engineering principles and techniques
Recommend modifications following prototype test results

Use research, analytical, conceptual and planning skills, particularly mathematical modeling and computer-aided design (CAD)

Consider the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints

Working with other professionals in the engineering sector

Application Details

We require submission of your résumé and a strong portfolio of your best work in product ideation, modeling, rendering, fabrication, and most importantly, your design process.
Portfolios should be a link to an online collection of work, or a PDF less than 25MB.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Laut Design

Laut Design is a product design and brand development firm located in Raleigh, working with companies and inventors looking to launch a brand and design a product for their market. We operate in a space where art meets engineering, fusing creative design knowledge with technical know-how. Unique among design firms, all developmental sketches, CAD modeling, prototyping, brand development, and even short run manufacturing, is done under one roof at our downtown Raleigh studio. DNA Great Design is Great for Business Laut Design Core Values: Engage Early | quickly respond, learn, and adapt to keep creativity flowing Be Honestly Human | build relationships because partners are better than clients Think Deeply | create layers of meaningful detail Stay Curious| seek variety that fosters new ideas Never Settle | be ridiculously determined

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