Design Engineer at Sunrise Medical

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Location: Fresno, California

Job Description:

Sunrise Medical

Sunrise Medical is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer including veterans protected by VEVRAA and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

Level : Experienced
Job Location : Fresno - Fresno, CA
Position Type : Full Time
Education Level : 4 Year Degree
Travel Percentage : None
Job Category : Engineering

Position Summary:

To support the 4 year Strategic Plan of the Growth of Built-4-Me through expanding sales and customer awareness of “What Built-4-Me can do for You.” Increase the engineering capacity of the Built-4-Me team and differentiate Sunrise from our competitors.

Principal Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops new product designs, controls overall scope of documentation necessary to take product to manufacturing phase.
  • Develops suitable techniques for developing custom design solutions for enhancing functionality of existing products.
  • Produces cost effective solutions to design problems within acceptable time frames.
  • Selects material to ensure designs are able to withstand appropriate loading conditions.
  • Considers, analyzes, and recommends concepts for product and process improvements.
  • Documents options to show in catalog and on website.
  • Initiate and update database, configurator and order forms.


Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Mechanical or Industrial Technology and 3 years' experience in engineering design.
  • Ability to solve design issues; knowledge of standards applicable in the industry.
  • Excellent skills in operating design software: SolidWorks, CAD, etc.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills; able to read, write, and comprehend simple and complex instructions, correspondence, and memos.
  • Thorough knowledge of FDA and ISO Standards.
  • Ability to work independently and with other functional groups, such as R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Customer Service.


  • Technical Expertise - Depth of knowledge and skill in a technical area.

  • Initiative - Identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked to or required by the situation.

  • Fostering Teamwork - As a team member, the ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team.

  • Customer Orientation - Demonstrated concern for satisfying one's external and/or internal customers.

  • Results Orientation - Focusing on the desired end result of one's own or one's unit's work; setting challenging goals, focusing effort on the goals, and meeting or exceeding them.

  • Flexibility - Openness to different and new ways of doing things; willingness to modify one's preferred way of doing things.

  • Diagnostic Information Gathering - Identifying the information needed to clarify a situation, seeking that information from appropriate sources, and using skillful questioning to draw out the information.

Physical Requirements:

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

  • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  • Mathematical Reasoning - The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.

  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  • Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions.

  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical documents presented in writing.

  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Originality - The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.

  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.

  • Vision - Requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Static Strength - The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 40 pounds.
  • Attendance - Regular attendance is required.

  • Overtime - Must be able to work overtime, as required.