Product Engineer

This is an international $20 Billion-dollar Company that is a worldwide recognized brand. They continue to innovate and grow and hire some of the best minds in the world. They have numerous plants in the US and have a very diversified product line from Aerospace to Tire Cord. This is a company that you can advance and grow with. Solid benefits and bonus plan. This location is Lancaster. Check it out, great location. They have a brand-new office where they have ergonomic sit/stand desk, ½ day Fridays, pickleball court and many other employee friendly perks including great PTO and Benefits. If you are serious about your career and are looking for work/life balance, this is a great company to look at.

• Effectively design new products and manage the life-cycle of existing products/components to meet customer requirements while ensuring cost-effective manufacturability, whether manufactured internally or externally
• Lead new product development for assigned products/product group
• Support the operations team with engineering, technical knowledge, and decisions regarding the products and processes used for their manufacture
• Manage product regulatory compliance for assigned product lines
• Work in collaboration with all appropriate disciplines

Principal Accountabilities: (The job’s essential or most important functions and responsibilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
• Obtains an in-depth understanding of product design which allows for standard products and special customer requirements to be successfully designed and manufactured
• Designs customer specials within the scope of departmental responsibilities
• Works with Applications Engineers to understand customer requirements with respect to specific product designs. Understands critical dimensions and is able to convey that to our suppliers through drawings or conversations to help ensure appropriate product design and quality
• Provide engineering support for Supplier Qualification efforts
• Acts as a resource for materials, plating and heat treating technical questions, including appropriate research into new areas that are currently unfamiliar to us
• Work with the Manufacturing Engineer and other Product team members to recommend or assist with the transition of a purchased part to a manufactured in-house item
• Respond in a timely manner to Product ADS’s and lead approved projects through the system
• Assures manufacturability of products through coordinated efforts with product suppliers, and/or manufacturing engineering and production
• Able to converse professionally with customers or product suppliers as required to ensure customer’s needs are met. Travel to supplier locations or customer sites may be necessary to work through design or quality issues
• Interfaces with Quality to help determine critical dimensions for inspection, best practices in inspection methods, and provides input into product quality issues
• Coordinates and/or performs testing of new product designs to ensure product designs meet quality and design specification criteria. This includes compliance to regulations that the market requires. (ex: Reach, Rohs, FDA, etc.)
• Interfaces and coordinates with New Product Development on new product design projects to help ensure manufacturing needs are met
• Responsible for all documentation associated with the assigned products (manufactured or purchased), including drawings, revisions level document control, and communication of updates to bills of materials, routings, etc.
• Develops, organizes, and maintains the drawing database and keeps buyers and suppliers current on latest revisions

Experience: (The level of education and/or experience needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.)
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B.S.)
• Minimum three to five years of product design experience
• Experience with designing and manufacturing of a product
• Proficiency in Solidworks with advances knowledge of table drive models/ assemblies/drawings
• Versed in Lean/ Six Sigma tools

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