Learn core engineering skills and make a positive contribution in physical testing, computer simulation technical manufacturing, and/or product development areas as part of Shape’s formal engineering training program.

Each formal assignment will be a minimum of 1 year. Placement into specific positions will be dependent on skills, performance feedback, and career aspirations. Each core technical engineer will be part of this program for 3 to 5 years. Engineering positions for which these participants will be considered upon successful completion of this program include, but not limited to product development engineer, CAE Analyst, and manufacturing process engineer. Each participant’s progress through the program will be monitored and guided by the Core Technical Engineering Guidance Team. Participants will hold the title of Core Technical Engineer throughout the program and will be evaluated for merit increases annually on the yearly corporate schedule.

Skills and Experiences

Preferred Education and Experience:  Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Essential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Application of engineering calculations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.Manage projects across multiple disciplines within Shape
  • Manage projects across multiple disciplines within Shape
  • Create technical documents summarizing data analysis and conclusions
  • Ability to present technical information
  • Test Engineering
  • Low speed impact testing
  • Materials testing
  • Fixture fabrication
  • Data acquisition/LabView Programming
  • Benchmarking activities
  • CAE Engineering
  • Utilizing Hypermesh software to develop CAE models
  • Working level capabilities in CAE model development
  • Working level knowledge and understanding of LS-Dyna
  • Material characterization
  • Development of impact energy management expertise
  • Technical Manufacturing Process Engineering
  • Problem-solving using DMAIC process
  • Statistical analysis including DoE
  • Product Development Engineering
  • Lead and manage product development cycle
  • Ability to interpret customer technical requirements
  • Apply appropriate engineering tools and evaluate inputs for product design (engineering calculations, parametric models, design standards, CAE, test results, DFMEA, lessons learned, DVP&R, RSS analysis, design for manufacturing)
  • Complete technical reports and presentations for internal and external audiences
  • Customer interaction skills and strategies
  • Additional duties as assigned by the supervisor, not otherwise specified in this position description.
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