Company Name:

Michael Page

Location:

Chester, CT

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Posted

May 9, 2019

Senior Design Engineer

Strong knowledge of machine design, kinematics, dynamics, and structure analysis. Good understanding of manufacturing processes including: die-casting, injection molding, and stamping.

Client Details

A window/door hardware manufacturing and distribution company- manufactures and sells window and door hardware products.

Description

Essential Functions:

  • Engineering and Design of locking, operating, and rolling components used in the residential window and door (fenestration)
  • Provide technical solutions for existing product improvement opportunities.
  • Interface with sales team and customers to provide market driven product solutions.
  • Provide designs that meet volume and budget expectations which involve domestic and overseas supply/manufacturing options.
  • Drive value engineering of existing and new product development based on market needs.
  • Oversee and develop test protocols to ensure current and new products meet market performance and operational benchmarks.
  • Support Manufacturing and QC departments to resolve production issues related
  • Maintain documentation of existing products utilizing change management process

Reporting to the R&D Manager, the Sr. Design Engineer is responsible for:

  • Design and Development of New Products following a Stage Gate Process
  • Support of Operational Activities including Manufacturing and Quality
  • Sales and Marketing Support
  • Continuous Improvement and Lean Activities

Profile

  • Strong knowledge of machine design, kinematics, dynamics, and structure analysis
  • Good understanding of manufacturing processes including: die-casting, injection molding, and stamping
  • Exceptional materials knowledge including metals, plastics, and coatings
  • Proficient in 2D and 3D CAD (AutoCad & Creo experience a plus
  • Product management experience from concept to launch
  • Mechanical / hands on aptitude
  • Great organizational and communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

Job Offer

Competitive Salary and Benefits


 

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