Job #: 11326
Title: Product Design Engineer
Job Location: Greensboro, North Carolina - United States
Salary: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes
WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?
This company produces fixtures and the like for the DIY market. The manufacturing is primarily done in China but all the design and development is done here in the United States. This is a design engineering role but product development as well. This company has had stable growth and weathered the storm but is in a much stronger shape and has seen business grow. They will not dally around and want someone in place asap preferably within 6 weeks. They are focused on experience and capaiblity so do not worry if the person is more seasoned. The 3-5 years is just that they do not need someone fresh out of college for this role. JOB DESCRIPTION
Role: Product Design Engineer Function: Engineering
Job Scope and Responsibilities
Key Responsibilities: ? Design and develop new products for existing categories and customers of Company.
- Drive the product development process. Provide all engineering documentation and support (3D models, drawings, Specifications, QFD, DFMEA, Bill of Material, and Instruction Sheets) during the product life cycle.
- Prepare and maintain product layout and detailed drawings and schematics for existing and new products.
- Analyze test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
- Product development in existing product categories to ensure they meet or exceed commercial standards and/or customer expectations.
? Re-engineering of existing products based upon company direction.
? Analyze research data and proposed product specifications to determine feasibility of product proposal.
? Coordinates manufacturing of product and building of initial prototype.
? Support all areas of Company from Marketing to Sourcing to help maintain global operations.
? Provide support and communication with global engineers, US engineers, contract engineering, and quality assurance to ensure products are fabricated and assembled based on product requirements.
? Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering and design tasks.
? Provide technical support on product inquiries.
? Identify areas of improvement and implement new strategies, processes, or ideas.
? Demonstrate a Continuous Improvement mindset through participation in events and activities that lead to financial gain, time savings, and/or waste reduction for the business.
Job Specific Competencies: ? Business Acumen Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting his/her business and organization; know the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace
? Ethics and Values Adheres to an appropriate (for the setting) and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches
? Planning Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results
Innovation Management Is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to market; has good judgement about which creative ideas and suggestions will work; has a sense about managing the creative process of others; can facilitate effective brainstorming; can project how potential ideas may play out in the marketplace
Education / Experience: ? Bachelors degree or Masters degree or three to five years related experience and/or training
? Working knowledge of 3-D CAD parametric modeling software
? FEA software knowledge is a plus
? Enterprise software and Microsoft Office experience required
? Manufacturing capabilities specifically related to die casting, injection molding, roll forming and stamping required
? Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification is a plus
Must be able to travel both domestically and internationally 10% of the time (up to 2 weeks at a time); must have a valid passport
Natural Career Path: Lateral
? Quality Engineer, Packaging Engineer, Industrial Designer, Supply Chain Planning Analyst, Process Improvement Manage, Sales Manager, Account Manager, Marketing Manager
? Sr. Product Design Engineer, Engineering Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Manager of Supply Planning/Procurement, Packaging & Technical Services Manager, Customer Care Manager, Project Manager
Possible Future Business Needs
? Supply Chain Engineer/Specialist, CI/VAVE Manager
Mechanical or Industrial Design Engineering - 3-D modeling 3-5 years or so experience in machined parts.
University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree
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