Race Face & Easton Cycling - Design Engineer - Vancouver BC Canada
About the Company:
Race Face & Easton Cycling, with the support of our parent Fox, are continuing to expand. At our facilities in Burnaby, we engineer, produce, distribute and market some of the world’s best bicycle components. With additional manufacturing facilities in Taiwan, we sell to dealers, distributors and original equipment manufacturers around the world.
Applies engineering principles to design, develop, or modify products from 3D modeling through to production, based on rider’s needs, sales requirements, and industry knowledge. Responsible for managing all aspects of assigned projects. Provides direction to the design team on areas of focus and expertise.
Designs and develops new, or complete modifications to products, jigs, fixtures and tools.
Determines feasibility of designs considering costs, time limitations, planning, and other technical and economic factors.
Ensures completeness of production qualification, including lab and field testing and manufacturing capability verification.
Carries out design for manufacturability and prepares manufacturing documentation as required to support product manufacture.
Works with manufacturing team on vendor sourcing, selection, and contract negotiations.
Provides direction to factories and suppliers on processes.
Collaborates with development team to meet project performance, schedule and cost objectives.
Engages production team to review drawings, documents, and CAD models.
Communicates project status and solicits feedback from Sales, Marketing, Production, Quality and other departments.
Develops experimental test procedures, including test rig design and data acquisition.
Carries out physical testing of products.
Travels as required to meet with vendors and customers.
Must have a minimum of 5 years of product design experience.
Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is required.
Experience with engineering tools such as 3D Modeling, FEA, and dFMEA is required.
Strong knowledge of mechanical assemblies, materials, and manufacturing processes is required.
Strong bicycle component knowledge is required.
About FOX Factory, Inc.
For over three decades, FOX has been an industry leader in the design and development of high performance shock absorbers and racing suspension products for snowmobiles, mountain bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, off-road cars, trucks, and SUVs.In 1974, Bob Fox started racing his products in motocross and we haven't stopped racing since. FOX equipped vehicles and racers have stood atop podiums in every sport we have competed in — from the sands of Baja to the dunes of Dakar.Our team of engineers perform rigorous tests with our athletes year round. The data we collect from performance testing and our application of that knowledge to our product is what separates FOX from every other suspension company.