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Jr. Product Design Engineer


Our growing team is seeking a highly organized and proactive candidate to fill the role of Project Engineer. Our widely published company is headquartered in a state-of-the-art design and manufacturing facility in LA, where we specialize in manufacturing architectural systems. Our talented team consists of designers, engineers, architects and software developers with a vast and exciting knowledge base.

Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the creation of complex and highly detailed 3d models, production files from these models, and assembly coordination. The Project Engineer is a key team member who translates design intent into reality, has a passion for making things, a keen eye for detail, and is a skilled communicator. A portfolio of work is key to this position.


The ideal candidate will need a strong skill base in the following:

  • Must have 2-4 years of Solidworks or equivalent experience.
  • Rhino3D, CAD/CAM, Programming, Adobe CC experience also a plus.
  • Must have a strong understanding of sheet metal design and fabrication
  • Must have a portfolio to show designs, drawings and work product.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes and requirements
  • Ability to prepare shop drawings, BOM’s and CNC production/fabrication files
  • Ability to handle material ordering and interfacing with potential vendors
  • Ability to interface with an ERP system to schedule production processes
  • Ability to interface between Design and Production Teams
  • Has strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to perform QC and compliance checking of fabricated parts/assemblies against technical drawings
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a self-starter with strong problem solving skills


We offer competitive salaries that are commensurate with experience levels.

Required experience:

• Engineering: 3 years

Team Expectations:

Arktura seeks to foster and nurture an open, safe and collaborative work environment free of harassment or discrimination of any kind. The nature and structure of our factory requires that persons of varied backgrounds work in close proximity with each other, often under tight deadlines. Teamwork and trust are essential. To that end, we require that each job candidate demonstrate the following qualities:

  • A demonstrated ability to follow instructions regarding the operation of machinery.
  • Respect for rules relating to safety of the employee and his/her colleagues
  • A demonstrated ability to work closely with persons of varied backgrounds
  • The willingness and ability to follow company policies prohibiting harassment and discrimination of any kind
  • A mature temperament that does not require constant supervision


About Arktura:

At Arktura, we make design happen. Creativity, expert knowledge and cutting-edge technology shape everything we do whether it's exploring form and function in our standard architectural product, adapting our preconfigured architectural systems to meet project needs, or partnering with clients through our Solutions Studio. Our multidisciplinary team brings together architects, designers, programmers, engineers and artists with a deep understanding of the creative process. We use our collective ingenuity to bridge the gaps between design intent and manufacturing capabilities, creating proprietary software and machinery to meet evolving demands.

Arktura is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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