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New Product Development Senior Engineer  


Division: AUTO - EMN New Ulm
% of Travel Required: 0-10%
Career Level: Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Relocation Pay: Yes

Job Description:
Position Summary:
To advocate and support the Corporate Win Strategy by handling design responsibilities for assigned products. To develop new product variants, new products and to maintain and improve the product in terms of cost, quality and performance.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction:
___ Has Direct Reports __X__ Does Not Have Direct Reports

Must have ability to deal with people at a cross-functional level. Position requires ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form in order to present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers.

Essential Functions:
-Identifies opportunities for product improvements and cost out through evaluation of manufacturing practices and assembly methods. Utilizes CAD and FEA software to develop product improvements. Performs cost analyses to justify changes, and coordinates activities of multiple disciplines to implement the changes.
-Performs root cause analysis on defective products using engineering principles and knowledge of manufacturing processes. Determine root cause using statistical methods (eg, Design of Experiments (DOE), SPC). Modifies existing products to resolve quality problems, and coordinates activities of multiple disciplines to implement a solution.
-Modifies existing products and creates new products for new applications. Utilizes knowledge of systems and works directly with OEM's to determine product performance requirements. Leads team members of product development projects, and justifies monetary resources and personnel to attain project goals.
-Defines product performance standards and product acceptance standards using knowledge of systems and laboratory testing equipment and procedures. Determines disposition of non-conforming material using engineering judgment and knowledge.

Job Requirement:
-B.S. in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology and 5 to 10 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
-Good math skills, and familiarity with personal computer and CAD software required.
-Must possess strong mechanical aptitude, ability to use basic measuring tools, and hands-on capabilities to work on projects without supervision.
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes preferred.
-Prefer lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, project management, FMEA and quality systems experience.

LocationNew Ulm, MN
CountryUnited States of America
Employment AgencyParker Hannifin
Posted Date05/23/2011 18:33:18
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