Position:  Jr. Mechanical Engineer

SmartShape is a design and innovation consultancy.  Our team works collaboratively within a highly creative setting while bringing innovative new product concepts to life. 

Our ideal candidate thinks outside the box to create smart and innovative solutions for challenges, creates models and prototypes to test & validate new ideas and has the know-how to optimize concepts for design functionality and manufacturability.  No two SmartShape customers or projects are alike, which is why we take the time to understand our client’s needs in an intimate, consultative manner


  • Collaborate and engage within a highly creative design and engineering team setting
  • Build relationships of trust with existing clients
  • Network to meet new potential clients within our verticals
  • Create smart and innovative solutions for industrial design challenges
  • Create models and prototypes to test and validate ideas
  • Evaluate and optimize concepts for design function and manufacturability (primarily injection molding) and communicate with manufacturers to resolve issues
  • Generate production drawings for parts and assemblies
  • Manage projects from concept to production with colleagues in USA and China
  • Present and communicate ideas effectively
  • Thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Pull from an intrinsic motivation to succeed, powered by a passion for product development


  • BSME or equivalent
  • 2-5 years’ experience in product design and development outside an academic setting
  • Ability to envision new and better ways to do things
  • Strong interpersonal, telephone, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to engage effectively and collaboratively with current clients and prospects
  • Must have experience in plastic part design for injection molding and other common manufacturing processes
  • Effective time management and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Proficient in the following programs:  Outlook, Pro/E and/or SolidWorks with strong surfacing skills and Microsoft Office

Company Insights

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) program
  • Flexible PTO
  • Casual, creative and engaging work environment

Are you a creative engineer with a passion for innovative product development?  We’d love to hear from you.