Engineer, Industrial Product Design & Development

Maglite   •  

Ontario, CA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 40 days ago

Summary/Objective

The Industrial Product Design Engineer will work closely with the Company President and will be responsible for designing and developing various products/product families. Successful candidate appreciates the requirement of aesthetic design in the context of the shape, style and overall appearance of a high-quality consumer product/tool with unsurpassed performance and reliability and with a focus on least cost manufacturing in the context of machinability, molding and/or automation.

Essential Functions
Key attributes for this position are as follows

  • Ensures design efficiently and effectively utilizes materials, labor and capital resources.
  • Generates a design specification after discussion with company management, sales team and market survey.
  • Designs, models, develops samples and tests finished product for quality performance and reliability purposes and recommends changes to product specifications as necessary.
  • Familiarity with a variety of industry concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Communicates costs involved in production of design
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected subject to company goals and objectives
  • Knowledge of plastics and metals
  • SolidWorks CAD software proficiency & AutoCAD
  • High level of creativity
  • Flexible and willing to accept input and constructive criticism
  • Working knowledge of automation

A potential candidate with experience in one or more of the following industries is a plus:

  • Consumer products / tools
  • Electrical hardware
  • Electronic hardware
  • Outdoor/Sporting Goods

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency – Written and Verbal
  • Teamwork
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Flexibility

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment and a manufacturing/factory environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full-time Exempt level role

Travel

  • This position requires 0% travel

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent field
  • Minimum of 5-10 years hands-on experience in product design
  • Innovative thinking, high personal motivation, deep engineering capability, 4D’s
  • SolidWorks CAS & AutoCAD Competency