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Product Design Engineer

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$75,000 - $85,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Oct 09, 2017
Job ID

Product Design Engineer
Chattanooga, TN
About the Job
This job is:  Product Design Engineer (Mechanical not HVAC)

  • Responsible for leading the design and development of all employer's products and accessories.  
  • Creates, or directs the creation with CAD Designers, CAD models, layouts, assemblies, drawings and is responsible for maintaining engineering documentation.  
  • Leads and contributes to cross functional teams and 
  • manages projects to meet customer or business needs.  
  • Provides mechanical leadership to ensure integration of form, function and manufacturability.
  • Directs and supports the qualification testing and transition to production.  
  • Mentors peers and team members.
  • Manages engineering projects that either create new, improve or modify a product to meet a specific customer or business need. 
  • Develops schedules, cost estimates and provides regular project updates to management.     

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Designs and engineers products, in a team effort with suppliers, manufacturing, quality, service, marketing and finance to meet or exceed customer expectations for features, performance, quality, reliability and cost.
  • Leads failure analysis efforts to identify root cause, establishes contingency plans to support short-term production, quality and customer requirements and works with other functional groups to define, develop and implement corrective action in a timely manner.
  • Creates electronic CAD models, layouts, assemblies and drawings as required.
  • Prepares and processes engineering change documentation.
  • Product improvement; Proactively identifies opportunities for product, process and operational improvements within the Engineering Group.
  • Works closely with Manufacturing during pre-production builds to minimize cost, improve DFM and improve total product quality. 
Education and Experience
  • BS Engineering or related scientific degree with an emphasis in mechanical engineering, mechanical design.
  • 10 years minimum experience in designing Mechanical assemblies and sub-assemblies with proven ability to take a design from concept through production.
  • 10 or more years’ experience with CAD, preferably SolidWorks.
  • Ability to lead a cross functional team in the development of new products, lead the team thru a phase-gate system, and develop and maintain the program Gantt chart.

Job summary
Chattanooga, TN
Job type
Employee, Full Time
$75,000.00 - $85,000.00/year
10% bonus, benes, relo,
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