Design Engineer

Company: Sheds USA ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Backyard Discovery is a leading distributor of quality wooden backyard products that are sold under multiple brand names, including Sheds USA, in major retailers in the United States. We are one of the world's leading producers of wooden residential outdoor play sets with authorized retail dealers throughout North America and Europe.

We work in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Our atmosphere is fun and casual. We are a customer service organization and our success depends on our people. We look for people who are resilient and thrive in a frequently changing environment. We encourage our employees to share their ideas and experiences to improve the way we do business.



The Design Engineer supports new product development through the creation of finalized engineering design of full 3D C.A.D. models, 2D drawings, and assembly instructions.


  1. Develop finalized digital 3D CAD Models of product concepts from R&D staff, using state-of-the-art computer aided design tools (Inventor Software).
  2. Evaluate and optimize product concepts for mechanical function (Ex., fit, function, interference, ASTM standards, and structural integrity).
  3. Generate finalized engineering product drawings with critical product dimensions.
  4. Insure manufacturability and ease of assemble is designed into product.
  5. Develop consumer assembly instructions for finalized products.
  6. Assist in the creation of product concepts and prototypes on a limited basis.
  7. Maintain departmental operating standards, procedures, and system integrity on assigned CAD workstation and related software.
Job Requirements


Work is done in conjunction with others (Designers, R&D Technicians, Product Engineers, Department Managers, and Director of Product Development). Must be conscientious about accuracy and communication of details. Work is often subject to time, and deadline pressures. Significant time is spent working at a CAD workstation. Need to interpret design concepts to insure Manufacturability, Fit/Function, Safety, Structural Integrity, Quality, and Ease of Assembly.


  1. B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology,
  2. Desire to work with Computer Aided Design Product Modeling.
  3. Enjoy working in a team environment, interpersonal skills.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of Mechanical Drafting.
  5. Inventor, Pro E, or other 3D CAD system experience.
  6. Ability to visualize 2 dimensional images in 3 dimensions.

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