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Mechanical Engineer

Who We Are:

We are Boogie Board, makers of best-selling reusable writing and creativity products. Boogie Board is owned by Kent Displays, the global leader in reflective bistable cholesteric liquid crystal display technology. Over the last decade, Boogie Board products have redefined writing and drawing for both adults and kids—selling millions of reusable writing and creativity products in 40 countries worldwide. Our team is passionate about helping our consumers play, create, learn, live and work better.

Our people are the key to our success. We believe in a family-first work environment that allows ideas to flourish. Our technologies and products improve the way people communicate, learn, play, and work. We pledge to contribute to our community through good corporate citizenship, our employees, and our products. We offer very competitive compensation and benefits that include a generous paid time off package for vacations and holidays

We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our fast-paced and dynamic Engineering team to work on designing these creative products.

Job Summary:

The Mechanical Engineer is involved in the development of designing consumer electronic products using ultra-flexible and rugged cholesteric liquid crystal displays.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use Solid Works & Auto CAD to create fully defined solid models, drawings & specifications.
  • Interface with manufacturing and manufacturing partners on product and part design.
  • Manage all mechanical aspects of a project from design to production.
  • Design metal, plastic parts, & fixtures.
  • Work Directly with Product Development, Technology development, Quality and Manufacturing to develop new product concepts and designs.
  • Keep detailed notes and documentation.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology or related degree required.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in engineering or related field required.
  • Experience with liquid crystal displays. UV curable coatings, or roll-to-roll experience is a plus.
  • Self-motivated, self-directed and results-oriented approach to work is required.
  • Demonstrated history of being a hands-on team player who thrives in a high-energy, fast-growing, dynamic and challenging company environment.
  • Demonstrated history of exhibiting strong intuitive, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proven strong communication skills including verbal, written and presentation.
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Stable work history.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, and sit.
  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity.
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl.
  • Continually required to talk or hear.
  • Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard
  • Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items up to 25 pounds
  • Occasionally work near moving mechanical parts

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our Total Compensation Offering:

  • Pay that is at or above industry and local standards
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Generous vacation accrual (144 hours in year 1)
  • Increases in vacation accrual every 2 years
  • Leave 2-hours early on Friday during the Summer
  • Health insurance benefits covered at 80% of cost
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Disability benefits
  • 401(k) match up to 4%
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee discount program
  • Health screening incentives
  • Employee appreciation events throughout the year
  • Company commitment to giving back to the community

If this sounds like what you’re looking for, then please send your information to Kyle Smith (ksmith@kentdisplays.com). Kent Displays is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

COVID-19 considerations:
Applicants will be required to have started or have documentation of completion of COVID-19 vaccinations prior to the first day of employment.