Product Engineer- New Product Development

Product Engineer- New Product Development

02 Sep 2021
Michigan, Grand rapids, 49503 Grand rapids USA

Product Engineer- New Product Development





  • Our client is looking for Product Engineers to work on site in Grand Rapids!

    The successful candidate:

    Problem Solving/Decision Making: Ability to use a variety of methods and techniques in solving technical issues

    Technology/Engineering Analysis & Methodology: Ability to apply mechanical engineering principles, mechanical properties, material science, manufacturing processes and procedures, and tooling as they relate to the engineering of a product. Must also have an understanding of handling, packaging, distribution and environmental strategies as they relate to product design/material usage decisions

    Research, Innovation and Concept Analysis: Ability to research and gather information, generate creative engineering/design solutions, and evaluate the overall relative value of different concepts, ideas and designs in support of stated goals

    Economic Analysis: Ability to understand/interpret product and tooling cost data, economic principles and profit/loss analysis as they relate to the engineering of a product.

    Systems, Procedures & Standards: Ability to apply appropriate standards and protocol that govern the Steelcase design/engineering process

    Computer Skills: Ability to guide and/or create CAD (Pro/E) models to document and analyze the engineering/mechanical aspects of the design and utilize other computer applications and software

    Business Industry Knowledge: Ability to acquire knowledge of the office furniture industry, Steelcase organization, processes, products, standards and information systems.

    Interpersonal: Ability to work with peers and management in a multi-disciplined team environment

    Administrative: Ability to work on multiple assignments and effectively manage time and priorities

    Communication: Ability to communicate technical information with all audiences

    Understands how products function in the market

    Has a high level of inquisitiveness in a large number of areas - not just furniture

    Is able to see multiple solutions to a problem; stays mentally open rather than prematurely choosing the "best solution"

    Approaches and draws inspiration from a variety of sources

    Has the ability to see solutions in other, sometimes unexpected, places and apply them to a challenging problem

    Has a broad range of interests and a multidisciplinary point of view

    Has an appreciation for Industrial Design, Marketing, Finance, Project Management, Quality, Operations, etc.

    Has a love for exploring new ideas, places, and things inside and outside of work



    Education/Experience

    Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering required

    Specific title to be determined by relevant work experience and skill level

    Experience with Pro-E and Windchill is a big plus.


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