To be considered for the Product Development Engineer position, candidates should meet the following requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Minimum 5 years direct professional experience with same or similar products, materials and manufacturing processes, including consumer and/or industrial product development and implementation. Experience with motors & drives, controls, plastics, sheet metal cabinetry, or injection molding preferred.
Minimum 5 years of experience creating and modifying drawings in Solidworks and Autocad or equivalent
Experience collaborating with manufacturing facilities in Asia (written and verbal communications)
Experience with GD&T
Experience with New Product Introduction (NPI) schedules, including rapid issue resolution and technical problem solving including root cause analysis.
Strong MS Office skills
Familiarity with regulatory test standards (ASTM, SAE, ASME, IEEE, UL, CSA, ISO, etc) preferred
Experience using computer modeling/simulation techniques (CFD, FEA) preferred.
This position reports directly to the Senior Product Development Engineer in charge of this team, and is responsible for the general and specific job duties as described below:
Responsible for multiple projects within the Air and Water Moving products division (blowers, fans, motors) of the engineering team representing full finished goods, sub-assembly, or single part projects and must manage schedules for timely completion.
Utilize customer design concepts or detailed drawings/specifications to ensure manufacturable design, complete necessary documentation, lead New Product Introduction (NPI) process and issue production release
Review, develop, modify and release technical documentation including mechanical drawings, schematics, bill of materials, PPAP submissions, and inspection procedures through the engineering change notification system
Manage project deadlines to achieve on-time documentation of product specifications, customer approval of sample submission, and production launch
Create, review and modify 2D and 3D part and assembly drawings
Maintain clear and prioritized task list for all project details using project management software
Conduct testing/validation of prototypes and completion of internal and customer qualification requirements
Implement ISO-compliant processes for NPI
Coordinate product sample submissions for consumer and regulatory agencies such as UL, CSA, IEC, ETL, and FCC
Manage relationships with 3rd party suppliers
Up to 20% domestic and international travel, including factory and customer visits
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