13 Dec 2017

Full-Time Design Engineer for Fender Guitars (SolidWorks)

jobsCorona, California, United States

Job Description

Within Fender Musical Instrument Corporation’s (“FMIC”) global Engineering / R&D team, we are focused on delivering excellence to the business and our customers by promoting collaboration, building trust, and setting high standards.  Our mission is to support and enable the makers who fuel the pursuit of musical expression.  We are currently searching for an exceptional Design Engineer to join our team in Corona, CA.

An American icon, Fender was born in Southern California and has built a worldwide influence extending beyond the studio and the stage. A Fender is more than an instrument, it’s a cultural symbol that resonates globally.

The Design Engineer is responsible for the design of Electric Guitars from initial concepts through release to manufacturing.  Ensures that designs meet Marketing requirements, as well as R&D design standards.  Works with manufacturing on new designs to assure manufacturability, and provides technical support on products already in production.

About the Job:

  • With regular supervision, design new electric guitars and modify existing designs, ensuring that all design standards and Marketing requirements are maintained.
  • Communicate with Marketing and Manufacturing team members regarding design decisions and trade-offs. Obtain appropriate input to ensure the quality of the product design.
  • With regular supervision, devise solutions to technical problems that arise in products in production. Create engineering change notices as necessary.
  • Use CAD tools to create drawings for new designs and to modify existing designs.
  • Communicate with, and evaluate and design guitar products with global OEM partners.

What You Need:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is required.
  • Design and analysis skills sufficient to design, with regular supervision, electric guitars and associated components.
  • Must be proficient in SolidWorks.
  • Proficiency with AutoCad & CamWorks a plus.
  • Good technical and non-technical communications skills.
  • Experience in high volume consumer products design.
  • In depth knowledge of guitars is a plus.
  • General knowledge of woodworking.
  • Must have experience playing guitar or have a strong desire/interest in guitars.
  • Any additional musical background is a plus.
  • 1-3 years of experience working in high volume consumer products is desired.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: 3D CAD, Design Engineer, Research and Design, and Solidworks. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3D CAD, design, Engineer, and SolidWorks. Salary: Negotiable. Job expires in Endless.

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