Senior Product Design Engineer, SharkNinja

Advanced Development

Salary not provided
Mid and Senior level

Home devices and appliances

Job no longer available


Home devices and appliances

1001+ employees

B2CConsumer GoodseCommerce

Job no longer available

Salary not provided
Mid and Senior level

1001+ employees

B2CConsumer GoodseCommerce

Company mission

SharkNinja's mission is to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world.


Who you are

  • Education Level: Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Design Engineering with a focus on Engineering principles
  • Approximately 3-5 years proven experience in Mechanical/ Product Design/ Engineering environment
  • Experience in the consumer goods household appliance space desirable
  • Experience of delivering real world products to market
  • Ability to use SolidWorks and/or Creo CAD package(s) to a high level
  • Ability and drive to identify, solve, implement, and verify user and technical solutions
  • Work samples that showcase consumer problems solved with applied design process
  • “Hands-on” - building of prototypes, product testing in the lab, developing and reporting, from early mock-ups to fully functional integrated prototypes
  • Flexible and collaborative- these are key to success at SharkNinja
  • Positive attitude with an inquisitive nature
  • Appreciation for electrical engineering, Arduino, C++, software and UX design helpful but not essential

What the job involves

  • We are looking for a Senior Design Engineer to join our Advanced Development team
  • This role will help us build a new generation of innovative products for the Shark and Ninja brands
  • Working as part of our Advanced Development team, you will bring inspiration, creativity, and technical know-how to our development efforts to deliver credible solutions to populate our product roadmap
  • Takes a lead or support role in the development of novel concepts and technologies for our next generation of products
  • Mentors more junior team members and supports all team members and encourages their efforts
  • Collaborates to help establish a project’s user, design, and functional requirements, deliver robust solutions to satisfy those requirements, then help to validate through testing and building consensus on next steps
  • Responsible for developing proof-of-concept prototypes via CAD, rapid prototyping, and testing with consumers
  • Takes overall ownership of designs through conception, CAD, visualization, prototyping, and verification, whilst consistently working at pace & successfully mentors the team to do the same
  • Continuously evaluates and improves designs for efficient design, manufacturing improvements, increased quality, and value to consumers
  • Applies grounded engineering standards to deliver real solutions
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with colleagues
  • Collaborates seamlessly with our U.S. and China based Product Development teams to ensure that great ideas make it through to production

Salary benchmarks

Otta's take

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Theo Margolius

COO of Otta

Consumer demand for new and better home appliances continues to grow. SharkNinja serves this demand by designing and manufacturing innovative home goods and devices. Specifically, it has a growing line of solutions that consist of Shark cleaning and home care products and Ninja kitchen appliances.

SharkNinja has been in operation since 1994, which is testament to the quality and popularity of its products. Since its initial launch in Canada, the company has expanded into the US and the UK. In 2017 SharkNinja was bought by CDH Private Equity for over $1.5 Billion, further proof of its impressive market value. Perhaps more evidence is that it brings in annual revenues of around $4B.

SharkNinja’s main challenge is facing down big-name competitors such as home appliance giant Dyson. In fact, through innovative design, it seized the market-leading spot in traditional vacuums from Dyson and is only second to iRobot in sales of robotic models. A 2023 IPO saw an extra $296 million in funding added to SharkNinja's pot and was followed by product launches in new sectors such as air conditioning and food cooling, indicating that the company is still full of new product ideas.


Few candidates hear
back within 2 weeks

10% employee growth in 12 months


Company benefits

  • Employer paid group benefits including medical, dental, life insurance and more
  • Competitive RRSP matching program
  • 16 vacation days to start
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid volunteer and cultural days
  • Employee & Family Assistance program
  • An opportunity to accelerate your career with world class brands
  • Continuous development and mentoring
  • Opportunity to join various employee-based affinity groups
  • Diverse, inclusive, and community-minded organization
  • Wellness program offering free virtual fitness classes and a fitness reimbursement
  • Employee product discounts

Company values

  • Never be afraid to dream big
  • Relentlessly innovate
  • Obsess about customer satisfaction
  • Build people up
  • Seize opportunities - individually and collectively

Company HQ

Needham Heights, Needham, MA


Founded SharkNinja in 1994. Has won three Red Dot Awards for product Design.

Diversity & Inclusion at SharkNinja

  • At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja’s innovation every day. We support ALL associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA. Your role in Diversifying SharkNinja:
  • As a corporate citizen, learn and support SharkNinja’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Explore SharkNinja’s DEI Groups or volunteer to serve on committees that organize diversity-related events and activities
  • Participate in employee engagement surveys and respond as openly and honestly as possible
  • Become culturally competent; take the time to learn about different cultures, races, religions, and backgrounds represented by your colleagues
  • Ensure equitable experiences, strengthen inclusion acumen, and promote a culture of inclusivity and belonging that embraces the contributions of all team members

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