Product Development Engineer

Los Angeles, CA

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's toy, entertainment and digital gaming company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

Job Description:

What will you work on?

The Product Development Engineer (PDE) will be responsible for driving the technical execution of toys for the Preschool brands portfolios. From concept through production – they will ensure performance, cost, quality, and schedule adherence.

How will you create impact?

  • Create product and performance specifications
  • Anticipate, analyze, resolve, and escalate project issues
  • Improve efficiency in the engineering process through continuous improvement
  • Explore new materials, technology, and manufacturing processes
  • Work with cross functional team to ensure all projects are delivered on-cost, on-spec, on-time
  • Using PLM tool to manage track key deliverables and proactively resolve future issues to keep the product on track, on cost, and on specification
  • Drive productivity by implementing design for manufacturing/assembly up front
  • Be key point of contact with Manufacturing Engineering teams (in Asia, Mexico, EU, etc), and ensure alignment on all project details
  • Collaborate with GBU (Design and Brand teams) on generating new concepts, and provide technical and cost assessment
  • Provide mechanical, material, electro-mechanical, and/or mechatronic engineering expertise throughout the product development lifecycle
  • Participate in prototyping and proof-of-concept builds to de-risk and test new mechanisms, key features, and/or gameplay feasibility
  • Lead product review meetings and create action plan for technical deliverables

What are your skills and experience?

  • 2-5 years in Product Engineering experience
  • BS in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering
  • Toy or CPG experience an asset
  • Experience with plastics, materials, manufacturing, and/or engineering costs for durable goods

The anticipated salary range for candidates who will work in California is $70,000 to $85,000 per annum. The salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to years of experience within the job, years of experience within the required industry, education, etc. Spin Master Inc. is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions that work only in other states.

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What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun.

  • Growth and Career Opportunities
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Innovation, Collaboration and Fun
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Other fun Perks!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

Everyone is welcome in our sandbox and we are committed to an accessible and inclusive hiring process that provides reasonable accommodation to all applicants.

Spin Master strives to create an accessible and inclusive application and selection process and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants who may require provisions to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team, by email at [email protected] or by phone at 416 364-6002 and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Mechanical Engineer
North America

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