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Product Engineer II

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  Product Engineering (PRDENG)

Cypress, CA, US, 90630

Work Designation: 

Salary Range: $ 71,727.00 - $107,591.00 



Position Summary:

Join us on our mission to engineer the world’s most disruptive, aesthetic, ergonomic and best-value furniture! You’ll be part of a team that launches to rave reviews, awards and accolades. We are looking for talented mechanical engineers who can drive successful and flexible product development, while embracing the changes and design refinements that deliver world class products. If you enjoy the challenge and satisfaction of developing highly customized seating products that roll effortlessly off the production line, then this role is for you!

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Develop families of highly-customizable task seating, side seating and/or lounge furniture, from concept to approved prototypes, and released design drawings and qualified products.
  • Learn and apply design rules for best-in-class furniture comfort and functionality.
  • Develop familiarity with existing supplier and factory capabilities and materials. 
  • Hands-on development of prototypes, creation of 3D and 2D CAD Design Packages.
  • Perform product improvement projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Education

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3+ years’ track record of on-time launches of best-in-class products, components or mechanisms.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with design of plastic injection molded components and metal fabrications.
  • Mechanism Design, Tolerance Analysis, Rapid Prototyping.
  • Experience with Solidworks Simulation or other FEA packages is a huge plus.
  • Design for Manufacture and Assembly, Design for Environment, PPAP, Six Sigma, Poka Yoke.
  • Design of wooden structures, familiarity with CNC equipment and adhesives technology.
  • Design of foam components and engineered textiles.
  • Experience with EPDM (Solidworks Enterprise PDM) and ASME Y14.5 M desired.

Working conditions:

  • Primarily Workstation based Design and CAD work in our Tech Center, interspersed with workshop prototyping activities, validation laboratory assistance, factory support and occasional supplier development visits.

Physical Requirements:

  • Office type work with occasional light physical work during engineering development.


Perks and Benefits

We hope that you’re excited by the possibilities that come along with working at Exemplis! With us, TEAM comes first.  We bring integrity, passion, and excellence to work each day.  Being part of our team means living our core values and thriving in an environment of constant innovation and positive change. 
In addition to our unique culture, we also offer these fun perks and benefits.

  • Competitive Salary: Our salary formula is a national benchmark that adjusts to your cost of living, job duties, years of experience, skill set, and education. 
  • Bonus: This position qualifies for a bonus.
  • Health Insurance: We offer a variety of health insurance options (medical, dental, vision, etc.) for all of our team members. Eligible the first month following your start date. 
  • 401(k): We match 100% up to 3% and then 50% of the next 2% deferred. 
  • Time Off: Taking time off to recharge is a must whether it is for your personal health or vacation; paid time off starts accruing day 1!
  • Observed Holidays: 10 company observed holidays: New Years, Martin Luther King, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day.
  • Employee Discounts across all of our product lines.
  • Hit our Numbers Lunch: When we hit out monthly milestones, we all celebrate! 
  • Tuition Scholarships: Partnership with UMASS Global for 10%-20% off tuition for you and/or your family. 

About Us:

It all started in a small warehouse in California with just three employees, a fax machine and a bell that rang out every time a chair came down the conveyor belt. Over 25 years later, we’re the #1 manufacturer of task chairs in the U.S. and continue to lead, innovate and disrupt across an array of industries.

We are proud to be a part of Exemplis and its growing family of brands, which includes Timbuk2, X-Chair, Mavix, HealthyBack, Edloe Finch, and Albany Park.

Exemplis has headquarters, offices and retail stores across the U.S. (plus a variety of remote work opportunities). Learn more and apply today.

Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state, and local laws. Read our full statement on our careers page.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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