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Product Design Engineer

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Date: May 8, 2019

Location: Pomona, CA, US, 91768

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


As a Product Design Engineer at our Pomona, CA facility that manufactures cutting edge products for our Cylinders business, you will design products, plan and execute qualification programs for commercial and advanced composites pressure vessels.

Will coordinate technical requirements with customer in conjunction with Sales and Marketing department. Reviews customer proposal requirements and prepares proposal design and technical requirements for costing purposes.

Provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning


Responsible for (re)designing, planning and qualification of new High Pressures Composites Cylinders for industrial, commercial and aerospace markets.

Take conceptual designs through supplier sourcing, design development, product validation, manufacturability, and product launch.

Upgrade existing designs to meet current requirements, improving reliability and reducing cost when possible while maintaining the

Coordinate and conduct product design verification testing under various regulatory and statutory specifications.

Communicate with and provide support to the Sales and Marketing departments during the quotation process, design review and final deliverables.

Create & execute design changes of varying degrees of complexity by ensuring that performance parameters are met while meeting quality targets during launch.

Participate in Material Review Board activities

Desired Experience

Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering with minimum 5 years experience in product designing and development.

Experience in manufacturing and / or design of Composites pressure vessels a major plus. 

Working knowledge on FEA software - COSMOS, ANSIS; CAD Design - AUTOCAD and/or SOLIDWORKS; Microsoft Office Tools. 

Working knowledge on material properties and processing of Aluminum Alloys and Composites materials using Carbon, Aramids and Glass fibers in matrix with various resins systems.


Essential Skills:

Working knowledge in general design principles, configuration management, CAD/CAE, FEA, stress analysis, and material’s science with focus on Composite Materials and Aluminum Alloys

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Ability to perform detailed analyses with technical decision making


Bachelors in Engineering General


Company Information

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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