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Senior Engineer- Commercial Equipment

companyRep Fitness
locationBroomfield, CO, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description


Job Title: Senior Engineer - Commercial Equipment

Department: Product & Engineering

Reports To: Director of Product & Engineering

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Base Range: $114,000.00- $134,000.00 Annually


REP designs world-class, innovative gym equipment that is sold around the world, and we are now expanding into apparel, supplements, athletes, and events. REP was established in 2012 by two brothers who shared a deep passion for fitness. From our humble beginnings of selling bumper plates out of a small garage, REP has experienced remarkable growth, now occupying over 300,000+ square feet of office and distribution space in the USA and internationally. With a dedicated team of over 150+ fitness enthusiasts, our mission is to "Improve Lives by Sharing our Passion for Strength." Our commitment to innovation, customer service, and value sets us apart.

We believe in building a culture centered around fitness, so we specialize in outfitting home gyms, commercial gyms, and strength and conditioning facilities. Our dedication to excellence has been recognized multiple times when we were featured in the Inc. 5000 fastest growing private companies in 2018 and 2021 and then voted the best home strength product launch in 2022 by Garage Gym Experiment. Our team works out together, and we regularly invite fitness superstars to join us. We organize fun challenges to test our limits - and the limits of our equipment.

At REP, we continue to grow and bring new opportunities for those who want to be a part of a winning team. We firmly believe that being surrounded by like-minded individuals fuels creative energy and fosters a fun and collaborative work environment. This is not a remote position and requires you to work in the office five days a week.


Think Like a Customer - We empathize with our customers; understand the 'why' behind every decision we make

Progress not Perfection - We don't let perfect get in the way of good; we are better today than we were yesterday

Positive Attitude - Be a glass half-full kind of person and remember to have fun

Teamwork without Ego - We put the team above ourselves; we only win together

Take Initiative - We drive momentum; if there is an opportunity to make us better, we want to hear it


Our commitment to quality and transparency applies not only to our products, but to our people. We are focused on creating a fun, exciting, collaborative space that's centered around health and well-being. We empower everyone on our team to take control of their careers and balance their work and life in a modern, fast-paced environment.

We offer an exceptional compensation package which includes:


  • Medical, Dental, Vision (100% premiums covered by REP for employee only coverage)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer contributions
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
  • LTD/STD, Life and AD&D (100% premiums covered by REP)
  • 401k and Roth options with employer match up to 4%
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


  • 4 weeks of PTO accrued during your first year
  • 48 hours of sick leave annually
  • 7 paid company holidays with an additional floating holiday
  • Paid Parental leave after 6 months of employment
  • Birthday - Paid day off


  • Unique bonus structure that rewards exceptional individual performance as well as company-wide performance
  • Full access to employee gym
  • Employee discount on REP equipment and apparel
  • Daily snacks and drinks provided by REP (for onsite employees)
  • 'Fitness' casual attire
  • Company and team building events
  • Professional growth and development within the organization
  • LIFE-WORK balance


The Senior Engineer is responsible for driving and leading the successful introduction of REP's commercial products. This will include identifying and implementing opportunities with our current product offerings and creating new products directly for the commercial fitness market. The Senior Engineer will proactively identify opportunities for improvement within the department and provide support when required. They will also have a leadership role within the Product Development Department in hiring, coaching, supporting, and developing other members of the Engineering Team.

The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years' experience designing and leading projects and team members in the commercial fitness space. Have strong communication and collaborative skills. They will possess substantial expertise in design and manufacturing and demonstrate a strong knowledge of Engineering processes. The candidate will also be able to identify when a practical approach is required to meet deadlines in a dynamic and rapidly growing organization. This role has the possibility for relocation assistance and DOES require you to come into the office 5 days a week.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Developing new products directly for the commercial fitness market
  • Identify and implement opportunities with current product offerings to make them commercially viable
  • Take a leading role in building the commercial fitness engineering team
  • Demonstrate the ability to independently set and achieve milestones and deadlines, anticipate and mitigate delays, and escalate issues when necessary
  • Proven team leader and point of contact for technical knowledge
  • Drive the implementation of user-centric design and innovation
  • Review Marketing Requirements Document for completeness, ensuring all required steps have been completed
  • Perform departmental seminars to grow team members
  • Introduction of process and procedures
  • Extensive knowledge of products within all portfolios with identified subject matter expertise
  • Build a team and delegate projects while being responsible for their oversight
  • Create, track, report and delegate metrics and manage timelines
  • Provide technical leadership to the engineering team, offering guidance, mentorship, and fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Complete invention disclosure forms for intellectual property review
  • Identify design, cost and schedule risks
  • Be available for early morning and evening meetings and international travel


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Manage 3-5 team members: Product Development Engineer's I/II/III
  • Recruits Talent
  • Holding 1:1s with team members for personal and professional coaching and development


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis.
  • Solidworks
  • Solidworks PDM


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering field
  • A minimum of 10 years' Mechanical Engineering experience designing and leading projects within the commercial fitness space
  • A minimum of 12 years' broad Engineering experience


  • Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.
  • Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Collaborates - building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Self-Development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
  • Manages Ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain, or the way forward is not clear.
  • Optimizes Work Processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness - Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Cultivates Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit and use hands to operate the telephone, type and operate the computer and mouse. Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. The employee is frequently required to talk, hear, and bend and twist neck. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and rarely lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

REP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, REP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

This specification is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at REP.

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