Experienced Product Designer - Consumer products

At Harbor Designs & Manufacturing we understand your unique products call for unique solutions and we pride ourselves on working with you as an extension of your team. Unlike traditional product design and contract manufacturing firms, we create custom-tailored solutions as your product’s needs evolve.

Your core technology is your differentiator and it’s our job to empower you to transform your innovative ideas into cost effective products sold around the world.

As an ISO 9001 & ISO 13485 certified design and manufacturing firm, we serve clients in the medical device, consumer product, transportation, and defense markets.

Services include research and development, industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, programming, app development, prototyping, FDA & regulatory guidance, worldwide vendor management, in house and off shore technical and clean room assembly, warranty repair service, quality assurance, and logistics and inventory control.

Main Responsibilities:

Complex part design for plastic injection molding experience required

Design for Manufacturing, Plastic, Metal, casting, thermoforming experience required

Multi-part plastic assembly experience required

Wire Harness/Wire Routing Design experience required

Create 3D CAD models of designs using Solidworks and prepare 2D drawings that convey the design for manufacturing and assembly purposes.

Work closely with the customer to capture their design intent and to communicate general project details.

Complete product designs for projects ranging from small private inventors to large companies developing new products and support them from concept, detailed design, prototype, manufacturing, to assembly and packaging.

Provide creative and innovative solutions to design challenges presented in projects ranging from biomedical, defense, rail, agriculture, exercise equipment, pharmaceutical, household devices, etc

Develop and build protocols and fixtures for component validation testing of new product designs.

Complete finite element analysis of product components and assemblies using Solidworks

Project planning and management of customers and suppliers

Strategically source component suppliers and select manufacturers for new designs.

Communicate designs with manufacturers and component suppliers and source cost effective products.

Occasional travel, domestic and international, for site review, first installation, and general project meetings.

Experience talking to manufacturers

Desired Skills/Qualifications:



Must be an Innovator that has excellent attention to detail and troubleshooting, possesses fabrication and electrical skills.

Proficient in Solidworks - PDM

Microsoft Office



Verbal and Written Communication Skills


Enjoys working on challenging designs with a team atmosphere.

Desired Experience:

Strong CAD Background

Willingness to grow

Plastic Design

SOLIDWORKS Experience 2-5 years requested


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