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Growing company in Connecticut with over 400 employees has an excellent opportunity for a Product Design Engineer.
New Product development including engineering concept, design analysis, calculations and problem solving.
Conduct form/fit feasibility studies on new product concepts.
Address product design issues with respect to tooling and manufacturing with other team members.
Provides technical support to other departments.
Works with R&D on prototype of products.
Responsible for CAD design and changes.
Assure technical quality and design process rigor in execution of all assigned tasks
Excellent written/verbal communication skills and superior interpersonal skills for interaction with all levels of personnel and contacts within and outside of the company.
Must have at least 5+ years designing 3D (physical) products that have a high percentage of plastic materials. Proven creative skills in product design and problem solving (designs should demonstrate high level of innovation, cost effective and quality).
Hands-on physical skills associated with product development extremely important. Experience with working in a shop environment and ability to make simple prototypes highly desirable.
CAD experience required, SolidWorks preferred. Must have proven skills at generating designs quickly, efficiently and in a manner, which facilitates future changes.
Experience with a range of materials (particularly various plastics) and processes (injection molding, thermoforming).
Must possess a comfort level with (and interest in) working in a very fast paced product development environment where ideation and product design rapidly evolve.
Experience with managing smaller design projects, with ability/aspiration to move toward management of more complex projects.
FEA experience a plus.
Expertise with MS Office suite.
BS Engineering (ME preferred).
Product Design: 5 years (Preferred)
3D: 5 years (Preferred)
Paid time off
Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
Other types of insurance
Retirement benefits or accounts
Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules