• Park City, UT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Skullcandy is seeking a skilled Sustaining Engineer to join our fast-paced Product Development team. In this role, you are an integral player in the product development process for Skullcandy headphones and earphones, reporting to Quality Manager.


  •  Responsible for closing the feedback loop during the product lifecycle from concept to end of life.
  • Minimize failures experienced by consumers by performing root-cause failure analysis on consumer reported failures.
  • Communicate findings and lead the development of corrective and preventative action projects with internal and external teams (factories).
  • Work cross-functionally with internal and external design teams and manufacturing patterns to provide design inputs and test methods for new product designs
  • Ensure failure analysis learnings are successfully incorporated into to all ongoing new product introduction (NPI) projects.
  • Develop and manage process for tracking failure trends based on FA results
  • Implement technical documentation for FA processes and results
  • Participate in DFMEA, PFMEA reviews and other design reviews
  • Support mechanical design team by designing product mechanical components as needed when FA bandwidth permits.



  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and 2-4 years' failure analysis experience with injection molded, engineered polymers and complex mechanical structures.   Headphone experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Solidworks and mechanical design.
  • Experience design mechanical parts for injection molding, metal stamping, CNC or other manufacturing processes.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with best practices for failure analysis and root cause analysis of warranty returned consumer electronics products.
  • Detailed understanding and proficiency with mechanical failure mechanisms in injection molded plastics, including injection parameters, MFI issues, brittle failure modes, chemical or environmental contamination.
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