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Company: Fox Factory
Location: Scotts Valley, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Automotive, Motor Vehicle, Dealers


What We Do

FOX Factory designs, engineers, manufactures and markets performance-defining products and systems for customers worldwide. Our premium brand, performance-defining products and systems are used primarily on bicycles, side-by-side vehicles, on-road vehicles with and without off-road capabilities, off-road vehicles and trucks, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, specialty vehicles and applications, motorcycles, and commercial trucks. Some of our products are specifically designed for and marketed to a variety of leading cycling and powered vehicle original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs"), while others are distributed to consumers through a global dealer and distribution network. Fox Factory Holding Corp. is the holding company of FOX Factory, Inc. and is publicly traded (FOXF) on Nasdaq. 

Why you should join us

Not only do we provide competitive wages, you will also have access to great benefits and employee

discounts. But more importantly, it's a fun environment where we truly enjoy working as a team and

bringing great products to our customers!

If this sounds like something you would love to do, and a place you want to be a part of, get in touch

with us by submitting your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Position Summary:

The Test Engineer 1 is a member of the Test Team supporting testing activities and product development at FOX.  This role is closely aligned with both technical Lab staff and design engineers and requires a broad range of skills to handle a wide variety of assignments. 

Expectations of a Test Engineer 1:

  • Responsibly manage a detailed task list with full accountability for the completion of assignments
  • Exercise good judgment and know when to ask questions or seek further guidance and directions
  • Build upon basic engineering principles to gain working knowledge of hydraulics, PID system control theory, material properties, statistics, mechanical design to support test fixturing and test machines

Position Responsibilities:

  • Design and fabricate machines and fixturing to support testing
  • Support the creation of new test methods, test procedures, fixture concepts, and other tools
  • Support the operation and maintenance of the FOX test system infrastructure (electromechanical, hydraulic, and mechatronic)
  • Examine a wide range of process and organizational problems to support the identification of critical paths so effective actions can be developed to address them in a timely manner
  • Work with technical staff to ensure successful testing in a timely manner
  • Effectively balance the demands of daily activities and long-term projects

Specific Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required:

  • Strong analytical background, problem solving skills, and communication skills
  • Mechanical design and CAD experience (PTC Creo preferred, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, CATIA, Siemens NX, or similar)
  • Experience with standard MS Office software tools (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Experience with mechatronic systems or related industrial automation processes (PLC ladder logic, Arduino-style microcontrollers, or similar)


  • Customer Mindset: Exceptional customer experience is primary focus while performing job duties. Quality is a top priority.
  • Adaptability & Innovation: Proactively and willingly adapts to changing business needs and conditions and presents creative and fresh ideas on how to solve problems, gain efficiencies and improve quality.
  • Relationship Building: Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of inclusion, cooperation and mutual respect.  
  • Accountability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and strives to exceed requirements.
  • Decision Making and Judgment: Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints and risks.
  • Talent Development (Self and Others): Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement; making an effort to acquire new knowledge or skills associated with job responsibilities. Willingness to work with others and coach/teach in effort to develop and support other employees' development.

Position Qualifications:


B.S. Mechanical Engineering, related discipline, or equivalent


Entry level position appropriate for recent graduats

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Office/Test Lab Environment

Ability to sit for long periods of time

Vision abilities required to validate and enter data on computer

May lift up to 50 lbs. 

Requires walking, standing, bending and lifting for long periods of time

Disclaimer:  This list does not represent all physical demands.  Descriptions are representative of those that must be met by employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the jobs' essential functions. 

FOX provides equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, results of genetic testing, or service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations of any jurisdiction in which we operate.  We base all employment decisions –including recruitment, selection, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotions, transfers, layoffs, terminations and social/recreational programs –on merit and the principles of equal employment opportunity.

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