Responsible for delivering cost reduction projects assigned by purchasing ranging from component changes to entire system implementation in the manufacturing facilities
Designs and develops solutions for new products, enhancements, and existing product lines through selection of materials, form, fit, function, design failure mode effect analysis and design reliability testing.
Determines best practices and processes to minimize labor, material, and overhead costs, and assure manufacturability to increase market share and profitability.
Participates in analysis of competitive products by evaluating materials, manufacturing processes, product performance, and packaging to determine competitiveness of product offerings.
Develops engineering detail and documentation (including drawings, Engineering Change Orders ECOs and Requests for Expenditure RFEs) to support tooling quotations, manufacturing processes, and cost analysis for final product implementation to assure all required client Quality System documentation is in place and current.
Coordinates testing and analysis of materials, processes, and prototypes to be used for engineering performance and reliability testing; works with Quality Assurance to ensure all quality aspects of product design and manufacturing are met.
Provides technical direction to various client departments, utilizing Computer Aided Design (CAD) base models, via personal computer (PC) and keyboard/mouse, to ensure form, fit, and function of product design.
Develops products or product enhancements; researches and periodically tests and validates product, using applicable global requirements, to ensure affect of design meets within global standards for regulatory compliance.
Travels overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally
Takes Initiative in Business Unit
Demonstrates willingness to take action on problems or opportunities without prompting; - Possesses intrinsic desire and willingness to push toward achieving desired goal or end-state without suggestion from others; - Prepares alternatives so outcome is not jeopardized by unexpected barriers;
Exhibits desire to blaze new trails as means to end.
Shows skill and ease at working in groups;
Works with others to achieve better results and forges close working relationships and alliances to get things done; is quick to cooperate versus expect others to bend to his/her wishes;
Supports joint ownership and shared recognition for results;
Recognizes advantages of group participation in planning and problem solving.
Develops Technical Competence - Seeks to stay abreast of new developments in core competencies and learn enough about related fields to apply knowledge effectively in business;
Enjoys learning and is intellectually curious; has strong desire to continuously improve knowledge, skills, and abilities;
See learning and knowledge as keys to building skills and abilities essential to job and career success.
Makes Profitable Recommendations in Contributor Role - Proactively weighs decisions, recommendations, and actions against their impact on bottom line; looks for options that accomplish what needs to be done without compromising profitability;
Understands economics of processes he/she uses and those of customers; leverages knowledge of business and customer to provide recommendations that are efficient and practical.