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(Archived) Golf Ball Development Engineer

Last Updated: 2/12/21

Job Description

Callaway Golf Company is a leader in total performance, premium golf equipment and active lifestyle products while also being a great place to work! We are passionate and push the limits of innovation. We dare to be great while acting with integrity and respect. We stay hungry, yet humble. All while having fun and making golf enjoyable for everyone!
Our company is a blend of experience and diverse backgrounds, and our leaders have a strong history of building and selling successful initiatives. We are working to build a truly groundbreaking company, and we want top-notch people to join us in that mission.

We are currently seeking employees for the following open position.

TITLE: Golf Ball Development Engineer Reference Code: ML0331

DUTIES: Work on cutting edge technology with state-of-the-art tools to produce new and top-performing golf ball designs. Assess new concepts for feasibility and also drive continuous improvement efforts around current processes and methods. Utilize engineering fundamentals to develop engineered solutions in the design, optimization, and trouble-shooting of new processes and process improvements through the utilization of Design of Experiments DOE and Lean Six Sigma methodology. Support the technical transfer of new products from research and development to high volume product commercialization with a focus on reducing costs and increasing profitability. Maintain a safe working environment. Provide technical knowledge to continuous improvement efforts aimed at increasing productivity and yields, and be able to identify new materials, technologies, and tools to improve current processes and/or equipment. Participate and occasionally lead the fundamental understanding research of various golf ball fabrication processes, including but not limited to: rubber mixing, compression molding, injection molding, surface prep, and paint application through use of simulation tools, Design of Experiments DOE methodology, and good engineering practices. Participate and occasionally lead the development and implementation of new testing techniques and analysis methods to advance golf ball design. Develop an understanding of production processes to identify the key process parameters related to yield and product performance in order to develop and validate long term optimized solutions. Provide cost analysis of construction or performance features to determine production viability. Provide technical input and guidance in the selection of equipment vendors and visit potential suppliers as required. Participate in project teams, using process knowledge, performance knowledge, and other analysis to recommend design strategies. Stay abreast of latest technologies, advances in pertinent arenas, and evaluate concepts and technologies outside our industry for application to golf ball designs and fabrication. Write reports and present project findings, status, and timelines in project reviews. Provide technical direction to R&ampD Technicians.
**Little domestic travel is required up to 12%.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor&rsquos degree or foreign equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related engineering field plus 3 years of experience in offered position or related position.

ALTERNATE REQUIREMENTS: Master&rsquos degree or foreign equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related engineering field and no experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess expertise/knowledge sufficient to adequately perform the duties of the job being offered. Expertise/knowledge may be gained through employment experience or education. Required expertise/knowledge includes:

&bull Utilizing engineering fundamentals and testing methods
&bull Troubleshooting problems using engineering methodology and making data-driven decisions
&bull Working with suppliers in an independent mode to solve technical problems
&bull Experience with R&ampD and/or manufacturing labs
&bull Matlab, Minitab, JMP or equivalent engineering analysis software
&bull Lean Methodology and Six Sigma
&bull Developing new products from R&ampD to production
&bull Identifying upfront risks and planning possible contingency options
&bull Experience working with teams remotely
&bull Experience auditing external systems against requirements, safety, and calibration schedules.
&bull Successfully lead teams of 3 or more to complete technical projects and
&bull College golf or high level competitive golf experience.

OTHER: Job Site: Carlsbad, CA. 40 hours/week Salary range: $83,741 - $91,407.35/yr
If offered employment must have legal right to work in U.S. EOE.

CONTACT: Staffing Dept SW &ndash Callaway Golf Company &ndash 2180 Rutherford Rd. Carlsbad, CA 92008 Must reference Job Code SS0616

This position is eligible for Callaway Golf Company&rsquos Employee Referral Program.

Callaway Golf is an Equal Opportunity Employer.&nbsp

Company Details

Callaway Golf

Carlsbad, California, United States

Our Brand Callaway was founded on the bold principle of creating demonstrably superior and pleasingly different golf products. That approach, coupled with a commitment to doing work we are proud of, has catapulted the company to a global leader in golf equipment and services. Creating innovative, high-performance golf equipment is a perpetual challenge. It demands a relentless commitment to be th...