Job Type : Full Time, Permanent
We are looking for a Product Engineer to join our team!
This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, detail-oriented Product Engineer within a premier employer in Metropolitan Connecticut. This is a newly created position due to company growth. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker, has a background in the manufacturing environment and has experience in product realization.
As a Product Engineer, you will:
Be responsible for all aspects of the successful launch of a new product, applying project management skills and solid understanding of company systems.
Work with Program Leaders for all phases of product launch activities involving collaboration with other company disciplines and departments, including but not limited to APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA, DVP&R testing, purchasing of test samples, sample/production delivery schedules, budget management, and PPAP.
Research and develop ideas and processes for new products as well as evaluation of existing products to constantly improve design.
Manage projects from conception to release. This will include development and testing of prototypes, researching materials, costs analysis, and production feasibility.
Assist with Quality Assurance activities specifically related to the customer through the start-up phase of the project.
Who we are looking for:
You have a creative, out of the box thought process.
You have excellent people skills and can communicate with and inspire a team.
You have worked with various CAD systems for product design.
You have BS in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, or Technology AND at least two years of experience in a manufacturing environment. Preference will be given to candidates with an automotive product background.
About our client:
Our client is a global leader in the manufacture of automotive products. A global company with a multi-state footprint, this ISO/TS certified facility is dedicated to providing high quality products in a cost efficient and timely manner.
Why work for our client?
Our client attributes their success to their dedication to quality across the board. They have facilities from coast to coast and distribution centers across the globe. They are firm believers in promoting from within, opening up advancement opportunities whenever possible. Additionally, they offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package.