• Associate Engineering Technician

    Job Locations US-CO-Fort Collins
  • Overview

    Otter Products is currently recruiting for an Associate Engineering Technician to join our Engineering lab! As the Associate Engineering Technician, you will assist the team with prototyping, reverse engineering and assembly documentation. Intrigued? Keep reading…

    Have you ever thought about a career in prototyping or reverse engineering? If so, this could be the position for you. We are looking for someone with hands on experience with wicked communication skills to support the various projects within our engineering lab. Do you have a strong attention to detail and a willingness to learn the ins and outs of 3D printing? If so, Otter Products may be a great place to grow your career!  


    About Otter Products:

    From our founder’s garage in 1998 to the global technology leader we are today, Otter Products continues to drive growth through innovation. Our industry-leading brands, OtterBox and LifeProof lead the way to help people do more and go more places with technology in hand. Otter Products is a global company of more than 900 Otters (employees) with offices in Fort Collins, Colo., San Diego, Calif., Hong Kong, Munich, Germany and Cork, Ireland. Our mission is simple – We Grow to Give which comes to life by way of our charitable arm, the OtterCares Foundation. From innovation and engineering to community and culture – growing to give is at the heart of everything we do.

    For more information visit otterproducts.com.


    • Assist in managing inventory of all physical and digital device data and accessories
    • Assist with the creation and maintenance of new and existing product data such as CAD, physical data, devices, etc.
    • Support collaboration with multiple departments to create prototypes for devices and other new products
    • Support technical audits of all devices and data
    • Assist in the operation of all 3D laser scanning (portable and fixed) and scan data processing
    • Assist in reverse engineering of devices, components and/or other objects using physical measurements, laser scanning and CAD deviation analysis tools
    • Assist in the development of CAD assemblies and part components for Bill of Material
    • Assist with the maintenance and refinement of all 2D and 3D templates that create parts, drawings, and assemblies
    • Coordinate the creation and assembly of handcrafted prototypes based on the needs of the requestor (cleaning, sanding, polishing, painting, etc.)
    • May operate a variety of rapid prototyping equipment sets utilizing multiple 3D printing technologies, laser cutters, forming and molding techniques and other fabrication methods
    • May assist with maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting and/or cleaning all equipment in the lab
    • Maintain assembly templates and create assemblies for each project
    • Assist in the development and fabrication of test fixtures and jigs
    • Adherence to shop safety and hazardous materials policies
    • Support and maintain a positive safety culture by following all safety policies and procedures and actively contributing to a safe working environment
    • Other duties as required


    • Associate’s degree required. Experience in lieu of degree may be considered.
    • Minimum two years of engineering and/or technical model making experience including CAD required. Internship/externship experience may be considered.
    • Experience in laser scanning, reverse engineering, rapid prototyping, 3D printing and/or additive manufacturing preferred.
    • Software experience: SolidWorks, Magics, E-Stage, GeoMagics (entire suite), Surveyor Scan Control and Adobe Illustrator preferred.
    • Experience in consumer products industry preferred.

    Otter Products is an equal employment opportunity employer (EEO).


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