Associate Research Engineer Clubs | Titleist

Carlsbad, CA, United States

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The history of the Acushnet Company is tightly woven into the fabric of golf. From the start, we’ve been committed to enriching the experience of dedicated golfers through superior product performance, technological innovation, unmatched quality, and exceptional service. We are more than a collection of leading golf brands and products. We are a team united in our passion for the game. We are bridge builders who embrace our responsibility to leave our brands, businesses, communities, and the game of golf in a better position than when we started.

Together we live by the credo, “Autograph your work with excellence.” We earn our position as unrivaled leaders in every category in which we compete, striving for excellence in all that we do – from the performance and consistency of our products to our engagement with golfers and trade partners, to our commitment to creating a workplace built on diversity, inclusion, belonging and respect.

Job Title:  Associate Research Engineer Clubs

Salary Range: $66,000 - $83,000/Annual; Plus bonus eligibility

Summary:  In a position with immediate supervision, knows fundamental concepts of engineering disciplines, scientific methods, and computer-based analysis tools to complete studies on golf club design and biomechanical swing sequences for the Titleist golf club franchise. Uses established procedures to perform research and/or development to discover and validate potential product advancements necessitating the application of new and unique approaches. Works with management to evaluate specific project opportunities in an organized manner to align with critical path schedule requirements.


  • Utilizes computational analysis software and established numerical techniques to analyze golf club designs and/or biomechanical swing sequences to predict a comprehensive suite of advanced performance metrics. Coordinates with management, fellow Research engineers, and product designers/engineers to create 3-D models for subsequent performance evaluation and concept substantiation. Seeks to build fundamental knowledge of state-of-the-art engineering applications, computational analysis tools, golf club design methods, USGA golf club product specification regulations, competitive product specifications, patents, and industry trends. 
  • Works with management and collaborates with senior-level Research engineers to help develop scientifically advanced product platforms for next generation Titleist golf clubs utilizing established computational and/or empirical models with a vision for critical paths required to substantiate concepts and bring new technologies to market. Applies growing knowledge of engineering principles, numerical analysis techniques, and empirical testing methods to expedite the R&D process by identifying crucial performance parameters and evaluate design feasibility. 
  • Generates necessary engineering and technical documentation to facilitate collaboration, communication, and support to Design, Product Development Engineering, Research, Testing, Suppliers, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, and/or Legal. Applies growing knowledge of golf club design and analysis techniques to bolster R&D technical reporting. 
  • Actively pursues patent opportunities in previously unexplored technology domains by submitting invention records, generating and evaluating critical data in support of the Acushnet patent portfolio, and establishing an awareness of the competitive intellectual property landscape. 
  • Works with management to evaluate future projects in an organized manner and align with critical path schedule requirements. 
  • Assists with professional and technical consultation with outside consultants, and/or contractors as necessary.


  • B. S. in Engineering, Computer Science or related field is required. 
  • Programming experience, such as C#, WPF, .NET, Angular and object-oriented programming principles highly preferred.
  • Modeling and Analysis experience, such as CAD (NX or Solidworks). Simulation (LS-Dyna) highly preferred.

How To Apply:

Candidates meeting the qualifications listed above are invited to submit their resume along with salary requirements via the apply button for this job at: and must submit a resume in "MS Word Form ONLY" in order to be considered.  As part of your resume, there must be a cover letter explaining your passion and interest for the position or company with a description of your background in golf. 


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Tags: Angular CAD Computer Science Engineering OOP R R&D Research Testing

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Salary bonus

Region: North America
Country: United States

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