Product Design Engineer

HOTSTART, Inc. has an opening for a Product Design Engineer based from our corporate headquarters in Spokane, Washington. We are looking for a candidate to join our design team and support our efforts to expand and improve our product offerings.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead design activities to maintain and improve existing product offerings
  • Lead cross functional teams through engineering change management process for successful project release
  • Develop and manage engineering documentation and business system data for active products and components
  • Support Sales staff and customers on inquiries for product application and field support
  • Collaborate with manufacturing, materials, and quality teams on activities to deliver quality product on time
  • Availability and willingness to travel on occasion (valid passport required)

Ideal candidates will have the following skills:

  • Willingness to actively participate in hands-on testing, troubleshooting, and prototyping of design concepts
  • Willingness to learn and use new processes and technology to solve complex technical problems
  • Experience with safety and regulatory requirements for North America, Europe, and Asia (including NEC, UL, CE/IEC)
  • Previous design experience with industrial equipment (experience with heating equipment will be very valuable)
  • Self-starter motivated to develop deep product expertise and play an active role in improvement activities that have impact
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with SolidWorks design software

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 5 or more years of professional experience in product design and development

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

HOTSTART Inc. is a world leading manufacturer of industrial engine preheating systems. Established in 1942 and ISO 9001:2015 certified, we have grown to over 180 employees in a modern manufacturing facility. The company provides a strong benefit package highlighted by medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) with contribution matching and profit sharing, and educational assistance. Email resume by December 11th to, or mail to PO Box 11245 Spokane Valley WA 99211 ~ Drug-free/HOTSTART is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Position Details
Date Posted November 20, 2017
Valid Through December 29, 2017
Employment Type Full Time
Location 5723 E. Alki Ave., Spokane Valley, WA 99212 USA
Celebrating 75 years 1942–2017