Design Engineer
S&S Cycle Inc.
Minneapolis, MN

$55,000 - $85,000 a year


Responsible for carrying out duties that include design, research, prototyping, engineering documentation, estimating and process improvement. Work with engineers, technicians, purchasing, other personnel, and suppliers to meet project goals. Perform tasks as required to complete projects on time and under budget.


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Time Off


  • Thoroughly understand and adhere to the department goals, objectives, and strategy
  • Establish and maintain credibility throughout the organization as an effective developer of solutions
  • Present and maintain positive morale amongst employees
  • Use specialized software to create models and drawing of products
  • Research new materials and methods of development
  • Organize and maintain existing engineering records
  • Construct prototypes and confirm designs with design/purchasing team
  • Perform physical testing on engineering prototypes
  • Ensure components and assemblies adhere to applicable industry and business standards
  • Establishes specifications, targets, and deliverables and maintains the product specifications from the reviews with all relevant parties (management, marketing, finance, engineering, manufacturing, quality, sales, etc.)
  • Plans and fabricates, or directs the construction of prototypes to meet customer and company regulatory requirements
  • Project planning including Work Breakdown Structure, NPV, and Statement of Requirements, budgets, and maintenance of all project documents in accordance with the Product Development Process
  • Leads project meetings, design reviews, and communicates results. Reports monthly to the department meeting.
  • Create test reports and data to determine if the design meets function and performance specifications
  • Helps to establish test requirements, directs and supports testing of prototypes to verify reliability and performance
  • Work within specified budget guidelines
  • Determines if parts meet safe working stress levels and regulatory compliance through test and analysis
  • Provide input to the diagnosis of field problems and warranty issues
  • Perform other projects and tasks as assigned


  • Attention to detail
  • Well organized and self-directed
  • Able to relate to people at all levels of the organization in a positive fashion


  • B.S. in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, or related Engineering degree
  • 3+ years' experience working in mechanical design
  • In-depth knowledge of SolidWorks 3D CAD software
  • Extensive knowledge of metal fabrication processes
  • Flexible, energetic, forward-thinking, and creative with high moral and ethical standards
  • High analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus
  • Familiarity with IC engines and their components
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; working knowledge of computer applications
  • Experienced working as an engineering professional in Powersports or related industry preferred

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year


  • SolidWorks 3D CAD software: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Powersports or related industry: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Engine Design: 1 year (Required)
  • machining: 1 year (Preferred)
  • injection-molding: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Sand or Die Casting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • mechanical design: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)