Design Engineer

Position Summary:

The engineer is responsible for participating in the design and development of high-end shock absorber supply for motorsport, military, aerospace, and passenger industry. Engineer will utilize knowledge of engineering principles, material sciences, fluid dynamics, and analysis to develop practical solutions for both custom and standard product applications which meet durability, performance, and cost targets.


  • Manage the design and development of new products from concept to launch
  • Assist in the research and development of products and technologies
  • Interface directly with customers and suppliers
  • Create detailed production drawings for use by internal and external manufacturing resources


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field of study

  • Proficient in CAD software such as PTC Creo, Siemens NX, CATIA, or equivalent
  • FEA Experience
  • Four years or more of experience in an engineering or production environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organizational, planning, and time management skills
  • Self-motivated, proactive attitude
  • Ability to take ownership and seek out answers

Position Location: 150 Franklin St, Reading PA 19602

About the Company:

Penske Racing Shocks (PRS) was formed in 1988 when the need for a higher performing shock absorber was identified by the Penske Racing Indy Car team. Based on the success of Penske Racing, others noticed the competitive edge and PRS eventually began to supply additional Indy Car teams, as well as move into the F1 market. Over 30 years later, PRS has grown to more than 40 employees and has expanded its product markets to include all forms of oval, road/street course and drag racing, as well as offering custom products for motorsport, military, aerospace, and passenger applications. Visit to learn more. Penske Racing Shocks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Penske Racing Shocks