Product Design Engineer Job Description

Product Design Engineer Job Description

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Product design engineer provides leadership to drive continuous process improvements through the application of Six Sigma tools and ABS tools;.

Product Design Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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The scope of this position includes utilizing state-of-the-art software tools and methods and supporting Technical Excellence Teams to capture and publish analysis practices and guidelines
Personally carry out in-depth design and development engineering work involving complex analytic and/or experimental techniques at a professional engineering level
Contribute sound professional advice and creative new ideas, concepts and approaches relative to new design and development projects
Interface with the axle and axle component suppliers, assembly plants, purchasing and the programs in the development of new axle & component designs to support new program requirements, improve vehicle quality and to improve fuel economy
Effective and efficient integration of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) tools, such as Finite Element Analyses (FEA), Mold Fill/Cool/Warp Analyses, Optimization, to drive design iterations and decisions
Contribute to the development of new CAE and CAD capabilities, methodologies and expertise by staying aware of trends in the computational and visualization technology fields and actively seek training to further improve skills
Develops technical solutions to complex problems by leveraging appropriate mix of first-principles, analytical, computational and experimental methods
Performs data analyses using statistical tools, regression analyses and developing transfer functions, presenting results to peers and business leadership
The applicant will be responsible for 3D Mechanical Design and Documentation of new products developed within a cross-functional product development team
Primary responsibility is the mechanical design and development of aircraft wheel & brake and fuel system products

Product Design Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Product Design Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: UL, ASQ, DFSS, OPEX, FAA, TDG, WHIMIS, H2S, PE, CE

Education for Product Design Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the product design engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Product Design, Design, Electrical Engineering, Technical, Education, Manufacturing, Engineering Technology

Skills for Product Design Engineer

Desired skills for product design engineer include:

Six Sigma
Similar disciplines
Tooling and materials process validation
Program standards
Analysis and release of products and subsystems through the product life cycle

Desired experience for product design engineer includes:

Perform and coordinate all work on assigned projects
Counsel and train less senior engineers and technical support personnel in technical areas as required or requested
Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET accredited engineering program required
Past results including successful leadership of an engineering team
Design develop and release for production front & rear axles for light and medium duty trucks
Develop new future technologies and strategic commodity business plans for axle commodities

Product Design Engineer Examples


Product Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a product design engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for product design engineer
  • Design of multiple products using advance technologies associated with the development of composite design, materials and manufacturing methods
  • Support in the development of advanced composite materials allowable, design values, and manufacturing processes
  • Responsible for the design, development and qualification of aerospace pneumatic control valves for engine applications
  • Work closely with Industrial Design & Product teams to develop concepts, carry the development through to manufacturing and sustain products throughout their life cycle
  • Establishing (or having established) complete design details for new and improved devices
  • Keeping all stakeholders informed on project progress through review meetings and reports
  • Assist in selection of ancillary resources to assist
  • Manages the Print Package deliverables in PDM (creation of part numbers, primary content files, DCM's, product structure linkages, creation of CR's)
  • To work as part of a cross functional team designing and detailing products ensuring safety and functionality are met in accordance with the customer requirements and current legislation
  • To design and detail product that encompasses the principles of design for manufacture and manual assembly including mistake proofing
Qualifications for product design engineer
  • Minimum 4 - 5 years in a Product Design role required
  • Competency in fluidics theory and practice
  • Competency in identify, analyze, communicating, and prioritize risks, with respect to impact, probabilities, dependencies, timeframes, and unknowns at the project level
  • Experience with regulatory standards and certifications UL, CSA, AHRI, ASHRE
  • The management of project and product data to ensure that effective traceability is maintained through the product life cycle
  • Perform duties to an agreed program, manage priorities by liaison with Global Engineering Manager and Senior Engineers

Product Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of product design engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for product design engineer
  • Initiation and completion of programs that solve technical problems and drive cost reduction such as repair development, first pass yield improvements
  • Diagnose and address producability issues as they relate to mechanical design (drawing interpretation, tolerance stacks, processing drawing changes)
  • Support products in production
  • Conceptual and detail design of composite components for Auxiliary Power Systems and their installation, Environmental Control Systems, Propulsion Engines and Nacelle Systems
  • Support Program Management and Project Engineering with design schedule generation and execution in order to meet scheduled milestone commitments
  • Drive and document process standardization and improvements through collaboration with external organizations, including but not limited to, Advanced Manufacturing, Materials Process Engineering, Structures Analysis, Project Engineering, and Integrated Supply Chain
  • Provides guidance to designers/junior engineers for designs, drawings, requisitions, to meet process, mechanical and project requirements
  • Communicates progress, status, and plans to team, manager and customer
  • Design high volume & high cosmetic plastic and metal parts
  • Develop rapid prototypes using common prototyping techniques such as 3D printing, machining
Qualifications for product design engineer
  • Must be able to multi-task across projects at any one time either individually or as part of a cross functional team
  • Experience in Supply Chain optimization domain
  • Experience with Linear Programming applications like RPMS, Haverly, PIMS, Production Scheduler, ProPlan, ProSched, Orion, SAND, BLEND, MBO etc
  • Experience in performance issues’ analysis, DB performance tuning and ability to debug software crashes
  • Strong engineering fundamentals (beam bending, free body diagrams, GD&T, ..)
  • Participating on IPDS teams

Product Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of product design engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for product design engineer
  • Experience in the design and development of new products based on the needs and requirements of the market or customer
  • In role of Principal Engineer, candidate will liaise with our engineering and marketing teams, our vendors on feature definitions for new products, providing architecture development of performance-critical chip and sub-systems
  • Support development and execution of test and/or analysis plan for product verification and validation
  • Liaison with product marketing teams to ensure product literature, packaging and catalogs are properly documented with environmental logos and other documentation
  • Develop required documentation to support assembly and shipments of products to include standard assembly and installation instructions as required by production
  • Coordinate the creation of drawings to support fabrication, assembly and purchasing when required
  • Implement and execute ECO/ECN changes as they relate to component and assembly drawings
  • Assist other engineering locations (such as MEX sites) when required
  • Execute technician level activities including, on the bench incoming test and inspection, final assembly, circuit board and component level diagnostics, circuit repair, and component level replacement activities
  • Liaison with Service Center technicians to develop standard work for troubleshooting and test processes
Qualifications for product design engineer
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field and minimum 2 years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Electrical, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering, from an accredited college or university
  • Requires demonstrated ability in detailed part design for a variety of materials (plastic, metal, joining, multi-material, ) and functions (structural, cosmetic)
  • Demonstrated cross-functional working experience between departments (i.e., Engineering, Quality, ISC, PM, ) and other COE's is desirable
  • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering with 4+ years or ME/ M.Tech in Mechanical or related engineering area with 1+ years of engineering/product design experience in relevant domain
  • 3D modeling (CAD) and FEA (ANSYS, ) of gas turbine engine static structures and systems

Product Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a product design engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for product design engineer
  • Support engine and installation programs from proposal stages through certification testing and field support with engineering guidance
  • Participate in cross functional teams (mechanical and manufacturing engineering, production planning, procurement)
  • Design and develop new products for Harry’s product roadmap
  • Documentation and communication of design history, engineering change orders, to multifunctional team and third party suppliers
  • R&D support for manufacturing and operations as needed
  • Plan and organize complex projects and driving them to completion in a timely manner (ie Material savings projects, Labor Hour Reduction projects)
  • Perform analysis for engine program support
  • Analyze assignments and determine engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for routine problems or projects
  • Compile and furnish necessary information to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design into production (engineering decisions, reports, part drawings and bill-of-material)
  • Learn and apply company engineering policies and practices
Qualifications for product design engineer
  • Software (MS Office
  • Prefer a minimum of one (1) year of experience in the Powder Metal (PM) industry with exposure to a manufacturing environment using a lean, cellular, and reduced inventory production system
  • Basic skills or knowledge in Product & tool design, CAD systems, Teamcenter PDM system, MPIF standards, and problem solving
  • Basic understanding of PM manufacturing processes including compacting, sintering, and sizing
  • Self directed and high-energy with excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Work closely with the product and program teams to ensure all design requirements are met

Product Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of product design engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for product design engineer
  • Evaluate and recommend product improvements and engineering changes based on review of products both before and during production
  • Create, maintain and manage engineering documentation and revisions on drawings and databases
  • Conduct final prototype preparations on new product samples, prior to marketing and Executive review
  • Analyze shift or plant performance data relative to functional specialty and provide the shift leader or Manager with assessments of opportunity
  • Facilitate employee adherence to requirements of your departmental specialty
  • Close visual acuity to perform computer tasks, read & develop spreadsheets, read financial data
  • Able to travel without assistance as required by specific role
  • Able to participate in meetings and discussions with peer group and management team, and interact with employees in multiple locations and settings
  • Combine knowledge of design, engineering, and manufacturing processes to create functional products
  • Research and develop ideas and processes for new products
Qualifications for product design engineer
  • Experience with the design and manufacturing of structures
  • Intermediate FEA skills
  • Intermediate design skills of Mechanisms
  • Working knowledge or experience with plastic manufacturing processes
  • Good understanding with operator ergonomics design criteria
  • Experience with glass/polycarbonate materials for windows

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