The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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Senior Product Development Engineer

Albuquerque, NM
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Are you a smart, dynamic and strategic Senior Product Development Engineer that is a go-getter and wants to be part of a company that is working toward a greener planet? Unirac is experiencing growth and is seeking a Senior Product Development Engineer to become an integral part of the Product Development team. If you thrive on winning as a team, making things happen and are passionate about this planet, this would be a great opportunity to make an impact with an innovative company.

Our Company

Unirac has been in business since 1998 and is a market leader in solar racking solutions. We are an entrepreneurial company and are based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. We are known for well-engineered products and innovative approaches

As a company, we offer a healthy work environment, alternative work schedules, great people to work with, an open mind-set, affordable benefits with a robust and fun wellness program, quarterly massages and an attractive paid time off bank. In other words, it’s a great place to work!

Position Description

This position will report to the Director of Product Development. Product development engineers at Unirac work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop products that exceed our customer requirements with a strong focus on cost-control, manufacturability, and innovation. Product development engineers apply principles of engineering to evaluate new and existing products, utilizing state of the art tools and physical testing methods. Creativity is fostered by a product development process that includes many points of internal and external feedback to ensure that design goals are accurate, and the final products are a success


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have bachelor’s degree (mechanical, structural, industrial or similar skill set) or advanced degree
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years or more of proven product development experience and success
  • Must have working proficiency in new product development processes
  • Must have ability to translate abstract concepts into physical, testable prototypes
  • Must be proficient in CAD and 3-D modeling
  • Must be detail oriented and possess exceptional follow through
  • Must be proactive and utilize initiative on a daily basis
  • Must be able to work within a collaborative environment and work well with all levels of employees

Preferred Requirements:

  • Solar experience with commercial or ground
  • Experience with residential, commercial and utility scale photovoltaic systems, product requirements and engineering processes, especially regarding system mounting structure, a plus
  • Experience with photovoltaic module certification requirements and photovoltaic packaging equipment, a plus
  • Experience with International Building Code and ASCE-7, a plus
  • Experience with STAAD or other structural analysis and design software
  • Experience with large scale 3-D structure design and engineering, building design and other expertise where system effects are prevalent a plus
  • Experience with design for aluminum extrusion, metal casting and/or plastic manufacturing processes a plus

Ideal Candidate:

Ideal candidate will be meet the above minimum qualifications and at least a few of the preferred requirements. The candidate will have an innovative approach, be able to think creatively and be hands-on and mechanically inclined. The ideal candidate will be passionate about their work, have a drive to get things done and be an open communicator. Candidate will have experience with rapid prototyping, 3-D printing and possess machining skills. Ideal candidate will have a “why not” mentality and be a positive, high-energy team player. Candidate will also be able to think both at the component and system level


  • Competitive compensation package
  • Wellness program
  • Alternative work schedules
  • Quarterly massages
  • Affordable Healthcare Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life/AD&D insurance, 401K)
  • Great work environment!

If you’ve got vision, drive and a roll-up your sleeves attitude, you’ll fit right in with us. We’re self-starters who are passionate and enthusiastic about what we do. Our culture is high output and low drama—doing great work, constantly improving and celebrating our success. Ask around, you’ll find that many people want to be part of a team like ours. The Unirac team is inventing new technology that creates a greener planet, and if that fires you up, then get in touch with us



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