Job Description

This position is responsible for providing solid research support in the development and production of golf clubs. This includes combining conceptual research ideas with playability, durability, aesthetic, manufacturing and marketing requirements that contribute to the finished project design.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead research projects to develop technology to support golf club designs
  • Participate in cross functional teams to evaluate design, development, manufacturing, and legal and marketing issues
  • Contribute to and participate in improvements in design processes and standards
  • Raise issues that may affect the success of the product and participate in the resolution of those issues
  • Lead product and performance durability testing
  • Follow design procedures and design standards
  • Work with team members to define performance and durability design requirements
  • Collaborate with vendors/suppliers
  • Provide status reporting and time recording
  • Conduct design reviews as needed

Experience and Education:

  • 4+ years’ experience in providing research capabilities in a development and production environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • PhD in Science or Engineering highly desirable
  • Capabilities in Creo/ProE software to work closely with the team on generation of design models
  • Familiarity/basic programming skills in C+, SQL and Matlab
  • Golf industry related experience a plus

 Skills Required:

  • Solid critical thinking and analysis skills
  • Strong knowledge of golf club design features critical to performance, and testing and evaluation methods
  • Knowledge of the physics related to golf club performance, and associated terminology
  • Demonstrated self-starter, and comfortable working in fast paced environment
  • Strong relationship, communication and collaboration skills to effectively partner with internal and external teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products