Product Development

Senior Innovation Engineer - Cobra Golf

Carlsbad, United States of America

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Talent

  • 5+ years’ experience in design/engineering in the golf industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in science or engineering required, Post graduate work preferred
  • Proficient with standard engineering practices and problem solving - e.g. leads FMEA exercises
  • Knowledgeable and self-sufficient in most golf club material, construction, and manufacturing processes areas
  • Proficient with critical golf club analysis tools for performance, sound and durability
  • Previous 3D CAD modeling experience required, preferably with NX/Unigraphics
  • Finite Element Analysis experience preferably with Altair suite of products
  • Ability to travel domestic and international

The Hiring range base pay for this position is $82,000 - $116,645 + Bonus + Benefits (  Pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Your Mission

  • Research new trends in golf club markets regarding process, materials, fabrication techniques, and outside industries, to develop new product knowledge and enhance departmental innovation capabilities
  • Conduct market research to uncover new product categories and opportunities
  • Lead brainstorming and actively participate in ideation of new technologies across critical platforms
  • Independently create / invent innovative golf concepts, club constructions or club features with high value to the consumer and Cobra PUMA Golf on a regular basis
  • Translates concepts into 3D models utilizing Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Analyze and report on performance, durability, and costs of new concepts
  • Find new or direct current supply partners on the design and prototyping of new concepts, processes, and technologies
  • Work closely with other R&D team members and other product stakeholders, including Sales, Marketing, and Operations Teams to define concept objectives, then develop and successfully transition concepts into working prototypes
  • Actively participate in the evaluation and testing of new concepts
  • Successfully patent for new concepts, ideas, technologies, and products

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 16,100 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

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PUMA Innovation

PUMA Innovation


The history of PUMA is full of firsts, born from our daring to take a risks and create opportunities: for the brand, for athletes, for consumers. We want more than to innovate for innovation's sake – we want to deliver emotions through our products.