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Application Engineer

Fox Factory, Inc. • Scotts Valley, CA
a month ago

What We Do

FOX Factory designs, engineers, manufactures and markets performance-defining products and systems for customers worldwide. Our premium brand, performance-defining products and systems are used primarily on bicycles, side-by-side vehicles, on-road vehicles with and without off-road capabilities, off-road vehicles and trucks, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, specialty vehicles and applications, motorcycles, and commercial trucks. Some of our products are specifically designed for and marketed to a variety of leading cycling and powered vehicle original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs"), while others are distributed to consumers through a global dealer and distribution network. Fox Factory Holding Corp. is the holding company of FOX Factory, Inc. and is publicly traded (FOXF) on Nasdaq.

Why you should join us

Not only do we provide competitive wages, you will also have access to great benefits and employee

discounts. But more importantly, it’s a fun environment where we truly enjoy working as a team and

bringing great products to our customers!

If this sounds like something you would love to do, and a place you want to be a part of, get in touch

with us by submitting your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Position Summary:

Designs, develops, and documents for the release of new products to manufacturing. Interfaces with cross-functional teams, directly interacting with the customer in order to analyze a market opportunity, create project goals, and accomplish those objectives. Responsible for both customer satisfaction and the financial performance of assigned projects. Leads training for peers and lower level engineers and staff.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manages design and application work for 10 to 15 projects concurrently, including complex technology developments and difficult customer interactions.
  • Runs projects with limited oversight from management.
  • Consistent interaction with OEM customers; however, critical communication and/or negotiations are reviewed with the management team before release.
  • Establishes a project target both through internal research and customer interaction.
  • Organizes the project timeline and action items including a cross-functional design, test, NPI, quality, and manufacturing team.
  • Uses knowledge of Fox components to oversee fabrication of prototypes, evaluate product fitment and support vehicle calibration.
  • Conducts design and testing, including field testing and operation of vehicles.
  • Creates and maintains 3d models, 2d drawings, BOM’s and ECN documentation.
  • Tracks the project to the target and reports to upper management at key milestones.
  • Focuses on meeting the needs of the customer and project profitability requirements of the company.

Specific Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required:

  • Engineering design knowledge
  • Creo/3D modeling or similar CAD design software
  • Time management and prioritization abilities
  • Microsoft Office


  • Customer Mindset: Exceptional customer experience is primary focus while performing job duties. Quality is a top priority.
  • Adaptability & Innovation: Proactively and willingly adapts to changing business needs and conditions and presents creative and fresh ideas on how to solve problems, gain efficiencies and improve quality.
  • Relationship Building: Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of inclusion, cooperation and mutual respect.
  • Accountability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and strives to exceed requirements.
  • Decision Making and Judgment: Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints and risks.
  • Talent Development (Self and Others): Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement; making an effort to acquire new knowledge or skills associated with job responsibilities. Willingness to work with others and coach/teach in effort to develop and support other employees’ development.

Position Qualifications:


BS in Mechanical Engineering or a related field


5+ years of experience in product development and hands-on design experience.

Experience in automotive, power sports, or related industry preferred.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Office Environment

Ability to sit for long periods of time

Vision abilities required to validate and enter data on computer

Disclaimer: This list does not represent all physical demands. Descriptions are representative of those that must be met by employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the jobs’ essential functions.

FOX provides equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, results of genetic testing, or service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations of any jurisdiction in which we operate. We base all employment decisions –including recruitment, selection, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotions, transfers, layoffs, terminations and social/recreational programs –on merit and the principles of equal employment opportunity.