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Sustaining Engineer I (Hybrid)

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  Product Engineering (PRDENG)

Cypress, CA, US, 90630

Work Designation:  Hybrid

Salary Range: $ 61,028.00 - $91,542.00 

Position Summary:

At Exemplis, we strive relentlessly to provide our customers what they want, how they want it, when they want it.  We’re able to deliver on this mission every day through our exceptional team of bright, engaged, and dynamic talent. So, if you’re someone who’s passionate, driven, won’t settle for status quo, then we may have a role for you!

Use your education and collaboration skills to assist in creating, testing, approving, and implementing systematic New Product Introductions (NPI) as well as Engineering Change Orders (ECO).  In this role, you will partner closely with cross-functional stakeholders throughout the company while learning all engineering aspects of NPI and ECO processes.

In this role, your primary responsibility is translation of physical designs/changes into systems that drive documentation in support of global operations.  With support of cross-functional partnership, this role is also responsible for checking, iterating, and driving the ultimate approval and integrity of the output.  Additionally, you will work closely with other sustaining engineers on investigation, root cause analysis and solutions for production and process issues as they arise. 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Work with NPI & Manufacturing engineers, Supply Chain, change coordination and IT to establish documentation of all new products, ensure consistency and accuracy of BOM input detail as well as testing of output.  

  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering on developing and testing multi-level BOM’s on an as needed basis. 

  • Work with various engineers and initiators of engineering requests to research and document all the background information required for the approval and implementation of changes.

  • Lead the engineering effort for establishing timing of changes with specific responsibility of ensuring IT systems readiness, production line readiness and supply chain readiness and then working with change coordination and IT to implement. 

  • This position requires cross-functional interface to develop optimal timing based on variables such as urgency of the change, current stock position, forecast, effect on related SKUs, scrap minimization and avoidance of manufacturing disruption at plants across North America.

  • Initiate drawing revisions.  Will be responsible for creation of Engineering Change Orders, red-lining drawings for drafters and checking the drawing updates. 

  • Work with multiple departments on identified issues related to design, components, processes, etc… 

  • Use various tools to perform root cause analysis and reach the best available solution. 

  • Document and present the proposed solution and implement upon approval.

Qualifications, Skills and Education

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • 1+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with SolidWorks or equivalent CAD software.
  • Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics or similar ERP system
  • Fundamentals of Engineering or similar certifications/licenses
  • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5 dimensioning and tolerancing standard

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 compensation philosophy is to be externally competitive, internally fair, and not win or lose on compensation. Salary ranges are developed with the support of national benchmarks and industry best practices that adjusts to your cost of labor, years of relevant experience, skill set, and education.

  • Bonus: This position qualifies for a bonus.

  • Hybrid Work Schedule: We support employee needs and their work/life balance so we offer the flexibility to work remotely while being onsite as needed for “collaboration days.”

  • 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, Exemplis continues to lead, innovate and disrupt an array of industries through its growing family of brands — including SitOnIt Seating, Timbuk2, X-Chair, Mavix, Edloe Finch, and Albany Park.
From sustainable manufacturing to outreach programs and more, we strive to make a positive impact on everyone we serve. We make sure our people (and their communities) are at the core of our organization. To make a difference, we must be a champion of diversity, inclusion, service and social justice — above all else. 
Are you ready to be a part of something special? We have headquarters, offices and retail stores across the U.S. (plus a variety of flexible 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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