The Design Engineer helps the team transition the product from a concept to a real product that can be manufactured.  The Design Engineer interfaces with Industrial Design and Suppliers as needed to determine the specifications that will result in a robust product that will meet all of our internal requirements.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Collaborate closely with the Industrial Design to ensure concepts are both functional and can be manufactured.
  • Communicate ideas quickly and effectively using a combination of sketching, CAD layouts, 3D models and working prototypes to evaluate potential solutions.
  • Hands-on involvement in development engineering, input specifications, concept and feasibility activities, prototyping, and testing
  • Continually evaluate and improve designs for cost effectiveness, manufacturing improvements, increased quality and value.
  • Identify new ideas, products and/or features that improve customer satisfaction, reduce costs and keep our product line at the forefront of our industry.
  • Take part in engineering concept brainstorming.
  • Assist generation of product prototypes for internal evaluation as well as for customer and consumer testing/feedback.
  • Provides technical support in solving quality problems with existing products
  • Plan your work path to proactively meet deadlines and present views and arguments well.

    
  QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
  • Strong communication skills and is comfortable working in cross functional teams; proven structured approach to creative problem solving
  • A self-starter with proven critical thinking and problem solving skills - identify problems, potential problems, and develop solutions for smooth work flow.
  • CAD experience, preferably SolidWorks
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously.
  • Evidence of strong problem solving skills including identify problems, potential problems, and developing solutions for smooth workflow.

 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Experience in a mechanical design engineering environment, preferably with consumer goods and specifically with plastic injection molded part design is a plus.

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