This position is with a large international equipment manufacturer that is one of five core brands in a family of aggressive global innovators for industry solutions, offering technology based products that impact many sectors of their industry. The Product Design Engineer will be responsible for mechanical design of products from concept, development, field installation, production launch and service. Includes responsibility for BOM, modeling of parts and maintaining and improving current products.
Job Function and Responsibilities
Communicate with Team Leader, Engineering Manager and Product Manager to understand and verify product requirements and cost targets.
Collaborate with Manufacturing Engineer/Quality Associate for manufacturing documentation
Customer interface and feedback of key features
Analyze and identify risks
Computer based design and simulation
Gain manufacturing inputs during Lean design activities
Mitigate production issues through engineering and product managers
Collaborate with ME/QA to assure successful manufacturing launch.
Support tech services
BS or higher in Mechanical Engineering, or other Engineering related degree
Minimum of 3 years experience of product engineering using 3D software preferably Creo or ProE. Working with sheet metal, galvanized steel preferred.
Experience in new product development preferred- cradle to grave.
Experience designing automated equipment including motors, gear boxes, drive trains preferred. Electro-mechanical design a plus.
Knowledge of thermal properties and heat transfer, plastics: injection molding, extrusion a plus.
Strong project management skills, including building project schedules, resourcing, tracking, and reporting status.