Design Engineer

Confidential Company  •  New Britain, CT

Less than 5 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

$70K - $90K
Posted on 07/21/17 by Ken Pittfield
New Britain, CT
Less than 5 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
$70K - $90K
Posted on 07/21/17 by Ken Pittfield

Design Engineer

Position Overview – Design and develop products for customer applications. Review and improve existing products to facilitate Lean Manufacturing.

Key Responsibilities

Design products that utilize machined, stamped and molded components.

Work within a cross functional product team throughout a NPD tollgate process.

Provide technical product support to internal and external customers.

Design products that will be subjected to a wide range of pressures and temperatures.

Design prototypes and conduct validation testing in a laboratory environment.

Manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Compile cost estimates for new product quoting.

Conduct and/or participate in new product design reviews with cross functional input.

Generate and/or update bills of material.

Develop DFMEA’s, and create detailed CAD drawings.

Support company QMS and ISO-9000 requirements.

Participate in company Kaizen events.


BSME / BSEE or equivalent

3+ years related job experience in design and development of new products. (Electro-Mechanical Preferred)

Strong design skills a must

Experience with solid modeling and drawing creation. (SolidWorks Preferred)

Experience in a high volume manufacturing environment.

Must be proficient with MS Office (Including, WORD, Excel, Power Point, and Access)

Project Management skills.

Should be able to use standard mechanical and electronic gages and test equipment.

Must be able to read and understand Electrical and Pneumatic/Hydraulic Schematics and Mechanical Blueprints.

Ability to work withothers and must have effective verbal and written communications skills.

The ability to interface with customers and suppliers to develop products to meet diverse needs.

Support the strategic goals and vision of the organization by promoting lead time reduction and contribute to the overall experience of our customers.

Perform any other duties as directed by Engineering Manager.

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