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


    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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