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Division: SPG - CSS - Advanced

Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

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:
This job does not have supervisory responsibility; however, the position Mentors entry-level Product Engineers and new employees.   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 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 or Engineering Technology and 3-5 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.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and hear and is regularly required to speak.  The employee must occasionally stand and walk. Specific vision requirements include close vision, and the ability to focus.
-This position is exposed to moving equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  This position requires occasional travel.

Additional Comments:
The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

Other Skills:
Requiring 5-10 years experience in Machine and Product Design and Manufacturing knowledge. Equal opportunity/Affirmative action employer.
LocationNorth Haven, CT
CountryUnited States of America
Employment AgencyParker Hannifin
Posted Date05/24/2011 18:35:43
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