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Design Engineer
Florence Corporation
Florence Corporation

Job Location: Manhattan, KS
Job Type: Full Time

Florence Corporation, the nation`s leading manufacturer of postal specialty products and electronic package management equipment, located in Manhattan, KS, is seeking to fill a full time Design Engineer opening. This position will be responsible for developing new product designs for the mulit-unit mailbox market. New designs will be based upon new product definitions provided by Marketing/Sales, and also through Engineering driven cocept development. The ideal candidate will have experience and ability to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • Designing, testing and implementing creative design solutions through electromechanical devices in a team environment
  • Experience with 3D Modeling Software such as SolidWorks, ProE or AutoCad Inventor
  • Ability to design new models and/or accessories for existing sheet metal storage products with electronic customer interfaces
  • Three (3) or more years Design Engineer experience

General Position Requirements:

  • Develop new product designs as assigned
  • Build and test prototype product to prove concept and manufacturability
  • Performs product development activities from idea generation to product rollout

Specific skill sets desired for the position include:

  • Ability to perform research and information searches targeted at solving specific problems related to materials, coatings, and manufacturing methods and processes
  • Ability to learn and "connect the dots" between customer value, product functionality and manufacturing process and practices
  • Ability to participate in brainstorming, rapid prototyping and effective validation of new ideas and concepts
  • Ability to make drawings and 3-D models to communicate product ideas and evaluate the inter-connectedness of parts and components
  • Abilit to anticipate and diagnose problems with design plans and products
  • Ability to effectively balance the tradeoffs between design alternatives when making design decisions
  • Ability to be productive in an iterative design environment, improving concepts and designs through feedback
  • Ability to be a good teammate, communicating up, horizontally and down in organizational hierarchy, comfortably operating in both leader and follower roles with a product development context

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a Metal Stamping/Light Assembly environment


Florence Corporation

Florence Corporation offers a competitive employee benefit package. Florence Corporation is an EEO and a drug-free workplace

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