VISION: Profitable and expanding business unit that has averaged over 10% annual growth in last two years; the company is proactive and reinvesting in employees, infrastructure, and customer care. This opening is due to significant business expansion. The Engineering Director is a mentor and encourages personal development and empowers employees to make a difference. Leadership values work/life balance.
OPPORTUNITY: The business is expanding its Connecticut operations and moving additional product lines into the area in 2018. This is a hands-on mechanical design and product development. Reporting to the Engineering Director, you will partner withinternal and external stakeholders to support existing production, new product development, and future growth. Key elements of the role are:
Mechanical Design & Product Development
Develop product requirements analysis and specification
Project planning and scheduling
Detailed design and layout; CAD modeling
Prototyping including fabrication and testing.
Provide occasional field service support and technical training for installation, operation, maintenance, and repair.
Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation
Engineering Support Services
Produce and manage engineering change orders, control drawings, BOMs
Support manufacturing; help identify issues and corrective actions on production line.
REQUIREMENTS: BS Mechanical Engineering or the equivalent is required; 2+ years of experience in a product development / manufacturing environment. Current proficiency with 3D CAD packages, SolidWorks a plus. Ability to operate basic machine shop equipment would be a plus. Strong candidates should have experience with a variety of manufacturing operations such as machining, metal forming, injection molding, and/or packaging.
REWARD: $80,000 to $90,000 depending on experience, excellent benefits, mentoring, and a great culture.