Cognito is seeking a Mechanical Engineer or design engineer to lead and assist in the development of new aftermarket suspension related products for passenger trucks, SUVs and UTVs. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills in addition to a comprehensive knowledge of engineering topics including strength of materials, fatigue behavior, stresses, fits and interference and weld joint design.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Utilize SolidWorks to create, analyze, and detail parts and assemblies
Perform engineering calculations related to strength, flow, speed, etc.
Specify materials, hardness, surface finish, tolerances, weld processes, etc.
Generate and maintain manufacturing BOMs
Work collaboratively with fabrication, mechanics and manufacturing technicians
Assist in the construction of tooling, fixtures, and engineering prototypes
Conduct thorough testing and design validation prior to product release
Participate in training events and project reviews
Systematically document all aspects of the new product development process
Reports directly to the Chief of Engineering
Skills & Knowledge:
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Minimum 4 years related design experience in a manufacturing environment
Thorough experience with SolidWorks and its modules such as sheet metal and assemblies
Welding and machining experience
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
Experience with project management
CAM and PLC programming knowledge a plus
Cognito Motorsports Inc. is a leading manufacturer of aftermarket steering, suspension chassis, and accessory upgrades, with over 17 years of market presence. Cognito specializes in manufacturing and marketing innovative OE replacement and high-performance component upgrades for passenger trucks, SUVs and UTVs, in addition to marketing through a network of WD, dealer and online performance retail sales companies.
Job Type: Full-time
Experience: Product design, four years minimum in a manufacturing environment (Required)
Education: Bachelor's or Masters’ degree in Mechanical Engineering (Required)
References: Two professional and two academic (Required)
About Cognito Motorsports, Inc
Cognito - Industry Leading Technology, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC - A-Arms, Leveling Kits, Suspension Lift Kits, Idler arm, Pitman arm, & tie-rod steering upgrades. Kits for Avalanche, Escalade, Hummer H2, Sierra, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon.UTV Long travel Kits Available for Kawasaki Teryx, Yamaha Rhino and Polaris RZR XP. Yamaha Rhino Spindles & RZR XP Shock upgrades also Available!Looking to Lift it, level it, or just upgrade your steering? Cognito has the quality products you need and the knowledge to help educate you on how to properly lift your truck or SUV.