Sr Product Design Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Clemson, SC

Less than 5 years experience  •  Industrial Equipment & Supply

$90K - $100K
Posted on 03/07/18
Confidential Company
Clemson, SC
Less than 5 years experience
Industrial Equipment & Supply
$90K - $100K
Posted on 03/07/18

?Global leader in the design and manufacture of masts, carriages, integral sideshifters, fork positioners, reach carriages and related components for a wide variety of mobile material handling equipment. These products are used on industrial trucks, automatically guided vehicles (AGVs), telehandlers, truck mounted and rough terrain forklifts and a broad range of other material handling applications. Due to increased demand, they are looking to hire a Senior Product Design Engineer for their South Carolina location in the beautiful upstate area. 


  • ?       Evaluate internal and external customer requirements, generate 3D CAD models, and create 2D prints using appropriate GD&T schemes for prototype and production
  •      projects
  • ?       Perform structural analysis using classical methods and verify concepts with FEA simulations
  • ?       Interpret FEA simulation and or physical stress/strain test results and generate solutions to prevent product failures
  • ?       Follow departmental procedures to push and officially release product design data for purchasing and manufacturing use
  • ?       Benchmark competitive product applications, document findings and recommend best practices
  • ?       Communicate directly with customers to clearly define/document technical interface and product requirements
  • ?       Own projects from conception through production (Cradle to grave)
  • ?       Collaborate with various teams within the organization to solve technical problems and identify improvement opportunities
  • ?       Lead or support quality concern root cause analysis, correct action and solution verification
  • ?       Adhere to company safety procedures and 5S housekeeping policies
  • ?       Train others as assigned


  • ?       Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • ?       Three or more years of material handling or heavy equipment component/product design experience
  • ?       Hydraulic valve, hose, fitting and cylinder design experience  
  • ?       Proficient with 3D modeling of complex assemblies, product configuration, routing programs, PDM software, and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • ?       Ability to travel to customer sites and work overtime when required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ?       Eight or more years of material handling or heavy equipment component/product design experience
  • ?       Project design, steel weldment design & fabrication experience
  • ?       ?Hands-on?, mechanically inclined and enjoys working with all levels of manufacturing employees
  • ?       Three or more years of experience using SolidWorks CAD and Vault PDM to generate complex designs
  •   Confident, articulate, and professional communication abilities (Written and verbal)
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