Development Engineer

Chart Industries   •  

Canton, GA

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

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Ensuring Caire's Success…

Provides technical expertise in new product design and development projects. The engineer will be tasked design and development activities as well as sustaining and manufacturing support type tasks. The engineer will be part of a cross functional design team and will be responsible for supporting projects and products from cradle to grave.

This position is a hands on engineering position with time spent in both the office and manufacturing floors. The design activities may include but are not limited to mechanical design, system integration, plastics design, prototype fabrication and process development. The sustaining and manufacturing support activities include but are not limited to design optimization, cost saving initiatives, functional design improvements, manufacturability improvements, BOM management, and controlled documentation management. This position will be based out of the Canton/Ball Ground location of CAIRE, which is approximately 30 minutes north of the greater Atlanta, GA area.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…

  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet engineering and marketing requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and determine corrective measures for prototype designs and quality defects.
  • Design and fabricate prototypes, tooling fixtures, and test benches as required by departmental projects.
  • Develop and perform test protocols to evaluate design changes, product improvements and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Design and determine product line improvements for manufacturing within regulatory and company guidelines.
  • Design and determine product line improvements for manufacturing within regulatory and company guidelines.
  • Work in conjunction with Supply Chain to optimize material supply chain for cost and design for manufacturability.
  • Determine product costing and BOM management through centralized document management system.
  • Identify and resolve product assembly issues to improve product consistency and eliminate variance in conjunction with production, engineering and maintenance
  • Team with design engineering group to ensure that all aspects of new product introduction, and changes to existing products, are properly communicated to production personnel. Prepare and communicate ECO and/or TDD changes to production.
  • Interface with various departments in coordinating technical information relating to specific projects or regarding quality issues.
  • Observe and practice safety procedures and policies.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Your Professional Experience Should Be…


  • Must possess 5+ years of hands on experience
  • Must possess a working knowledge of CAD software. Solidworks experience is preferred.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of computers, including MS Word, Excel, and Office Suite programs.
  • Strong organizational skills / demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple projects.
  • Must be able to work both independently and in team settings.


  • Medical Device background a plus
  • First-hand knowledge and experience of common manufacturing processes such as injection molding, die casting, machining, etc.
  • First-hand knowledge and experience with simulation modeling (i.e. finite element analysis)
  • Understanding of manufacturing factory metrics and Six Sigma principles.
  • Understanding of Medical Device design control processes and associated ISO standards compliance (60601, 13485, etc.) preferred
  • Awareness and understanding of Company quality standards, capital equipment, procurement, FMEA, APQP, ISO 9001 knowledge and experience preferred.

Your Education Should Be…

BS Degree in Engineering-Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics, or MET

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…

  • Frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting and occasional crawling.
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional heavier lifting.
  • Occasional pushing, pulling and handling of materials.

CAIRE is an equal opportunity employer