Product Design Engineer

Location:Connecticut
Salary:90K - 100K
Relocation:Yes
Travel:Some
Contact:
Ron Eliason
reliason@midlandconsultants.com
P: 440-971-0681
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Function:

Growing company in Connecticut with over 400 employees has an excellent opportunity for a Product Design Engineer.  

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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).

 

Experience:

  • Product Design: 5 years (Preferred)
  • 3D: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 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